Best Colleges near Memphis, Tennessee

Ranking Institution name Students Distance from the city
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Memphis, tn
0 0 miles
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Memphis, tn
115 0 miles
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Memphis, tn
12 728 0 miles
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Memphis, tn
1 020 1 miles
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Memphis, tn
5 226 1 miles
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Memphis, tn
99 1 miles
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Memphis, tn
948 1 miles
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Memphis, tn
492 2 miles
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Memphis, tn
47 2 miles
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Memphis, tn
0 2 miles
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Memphis, tn
711 2 miles
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Memphis, tn
137 2 miles
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Memphis, tn
1 088 2 miles
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Memphis, tn
316 3 miles
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Memphis, tn
1 899 3 miles
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Memphis, tn
117 3 miles
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Memphis, tn
61 4 miles
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Memphis, tn
71 5 miles
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Memphis, tn
63 6 miles
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Memphis, tn
1 009 6 miles
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Memphis, tn
821 6 miles
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Memphis, tn
92 8 miles
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Memphis, tn
1 228 8 miles
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Memphis, tn
716 10 miles
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Memphis, tn
86 12 miles
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Memphis, tn
0 12 miles
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Memphis, tn
387 13 miles
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Memphis, tn
97 13 miles
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Crump, tn
197 13 miles
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Memphis, tn
76 13 miles
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Bartlett, tn
150 15 miles
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Cordova, tn
376 16 miles
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Cordova, tn
498 16 miles
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Cordova, tn
1 270 16 miles
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Covington, tn
112 35 miles

Education in Memphis

Memphis’s (Tennessee) residents over 25 years of age with some college degree constitute 23.75 of the city’s population. Two-year college graduates make up 5.5. The share of four-year college graduates and Master graduates is 14.68 and 5.89 respectively. The shares of those with professional degree and doctorate degree are 1.73 and 1.08 accordingly.

Economy of Memphis

The household income in Memphis, Tennessee, is 36817 compared to the country’s average of 53046. The family median income is 43756. The sales and income taxes are 9.25 and 0. Income per capita is 21368. The unemployment rate makes 7.9 compared to 6.3 in the entire United States.

Cost of living in Memphis

The overall cost of living in Memphis, Tennessee, is 73 average for the entire country, if we take the average indicator for the United States as 100. The indicator of charges for utilities services is 84, the cost of housing is 39. Transportation expenses make 90 points, and health and grocery costs are 98 and 91.6 respectively.

Air pollution and health in Memphis

The indicator of air quality in Memphis, Tennessee, is 77.1 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better), according to EPA reports. The water quality is among the average with the index of 64 compared to 55 for the United States. The number of physicians per 100 thousand residents is 339 and the overall health costs make 98.4 if we take the indicator of 100 as country’s average.

Climate in Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee, gets 218 sunny days per year, compared to the country’s average of 205. The number of days with precipitations is 111 – Memphis has the annual rainfall of 56.9 inches and snowfall of 1.1 inches. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) based on the effect of humidity and temperature is 30. The UV exposure index is 4.8.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov