Memphis University School

6191 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN 38119-0381
Tel: (901)260-1304
Grades: 7-12 | 616 students
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Memphis University School is a college-preparatory school dedicated to academic excellence, cultivation of service and leadership, and the development of well-rounded young men of strong moral character, consistent with the school's Christian tradition. Memphis University School is committed to high standards of honor and integrity, academic performance, service, leadership, and athletics, and to the transmission of Judeo-Christian values.
An MUS education is characterized by a rigorous curriculum, a lively exchange of ideas, supportive teaching, integrated technology, and adherence to an honor code.
Its objective is to instruct students in the skills and subject matter of the sciences and humanities, to engender successful habits and techniques of learning, and to instill the foremost principles of personal responsibility, morality, and gentlemanly conduct.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Year Founded 1893

Student Body

Total Students 616 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Memphis University School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
66%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 21 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language & Culture, AP Latin, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1, Physics C - M, Physics C - E&M, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History, AP European History, AP United States Government & Politics, Biology II: Molecular Biology, Chemistry II: Materials Science, Economics: Finance & Theory, Economics: Management, Geology, History of Britain, History of the American South, Latin I - V, Physics II: Robotics, Recording Arts - Engineering & Performing
Average SAT score 1862
Average ACT score 29
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 16
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,350
% on Financial Aid
31%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Peggy Williamson
Admissions Associate Glenn Rogers

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
FencingFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
MarksmanshipSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Beg To Differ, a cappella vocal group, Civic Service Organization, Concert Band, Environmental Club, Latin Convention, Mock Trial, Model U.N., Peer tutoring, Studio band, TED Talks Club, The MUSe literary magazine, The Owl yearbook, The Owl's Hoot student newspaper, Theater, Wilson Society, YMCA Youth Legislature Concert Band, Mock Trial, Model U.N., Peer tutoring, Studio band, TED Talks Club, Theater, Wilson Society, Beg To Differ, a cappella vocal group,
Civic Service Organization,
Environmental Club,
Latin Convention,
The MUSe literary magazine,
The Owl yearbook,
The Owl's Hoot student newspaper,
YMCA Youth Legislature,

School Notes

  • Memphis University School is a college-preparatory school dedicated to academic excellence, cultivation of service and leadership, and the development of well-rounded young men of strong moral character, consistent with the school`s Christian tradition. Memphis University School is committed to high standards of honor and integrity, academic performance, service, leadership, and athletics, and to the transmission of Judeo-Christian values. An MUS education is characterized by a rigorous curriculum, a lively exchange of ideas, supportive teaching, and adherence to an honor code. Its objective is to instruct students in the skills and subject matter of the humanities and sciences, to engender successful habits and techniques of learning, and to instill the foremost principles of personal responsibility, morality, and gentlemanly conduct.
  • Learn more about MUS by viewing the following videos:
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASkffIgtipQ
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lr16flXMwMw
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5TrOpIan_Y
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The average private school tuition in Memphis, TN is $8,746 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Memphis, TN is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).