Local Colleges

MEMPHIS COLLEGE OF ART

Memphis College of Art is dedicated to teaching the practice, history and appreciation of visual art and design, preparing graduates to succeed in their careers and change the world through their creativity.

RHODES COLLEGE

Since 1848, Rhodes College has aspired to graduate students who are passionate about learning, effecting change in their communities and the world, and exemplifying leadership and service with integrity.

THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS

Founded in 1912, The University of Memphis capitalizes on its urban setting to address global issues. The University of Memphis is one of only three comprehensive doctoral-extensive institutions of higher learning in Tennessee.  This university awards around 3,000 degrees annually, with an enrollment of around 21,000 students.

UNION UNIVERSITY GERMANTOWN

Union University Germantown brings Union’s tradition of Christ-centered academic excellence to adult students in Memphis and the Mid-South region. Graduate degrees, undergraduate degree completion programs and professional development opportunities are designed with the schedules and needs of adult students in mind.

BAPTIST COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Baptist College of Health Sciences (BCHS) offers students a close, dedicated educational environment while upholding a focus on Christian values and ethics. BCHS is a private, specialized institution that focuses on undergraduate education in the health sciences including: biomedical science, diagnostic medical sonography (ultrasound), health care management, medical laboratory science, medical radiography, nuclear medicine technology, nursing, radiation therapy, and respiratory care.

SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Southwest Tennessee Community College (SWTCC) is a comprehensive, multicultural, public, open-access college. It provides an effective teaching and learning environment that is designed to raise educational levels, enhance economic development, and enrich personal lives.

LEMOYNE-OWEN COLLEGE

LeMoyne-Owen College’s vision is to be an exemplary historically black college providing an excellent liberal arts education that transforms urban students, institutions, and communities. The College represents the merging of two strong, faith-based institutions LeMoyne College and Owen College in 1968.

CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY

Founded as a Catholic religious teaching institution in 1871, Christian Brothers University (CBU) is rooted in the educational innovations of Saint John Baptist de La Salle. The university became a four-year undergraduate college in 1953 to adapt to the needs of the Memphis community.

VISIBLE MUSIC COLLEGE

Visible Music College is an independent college designed to prepare artists, technicians and business professionals for skilled, relational service in the arts industries and the church. Visible believes that creative young people need a place to develop technical and artistic skills while growing in character and being empowered in their calling.

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER

As Tennessee’s only public, statewide, academic health system, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.

Belhaven University

Belhaven University is a Christian liberal arts university dedicated to excellence in Christian higher education. Situated in the heart of one of Jackson’s most beautiful historic neighborhoods, Belhaven offers a residential campus within minutes of fine dining, good shopping, and a thriving arts community. At Belhaven, a long-standing history of excellence dates back to the College’s founding in 1883.

Moore Tech

The mission of William R. Moore College of Technology (Moore Tech) is to provide students with the training and skills necessary to become successful in business and industry. It is the goal of the college to provide students with a working knowledge of the skills needed to enter employment in the program area of their choice.

Arkansas State University Mid-South

ASU Mid-South offers degree and certificate programs to meet student and community needs. Program courses address general education knowledge as well as behaviors needed for good citizenship and successful careers. Goals and course objectives are listed in the colleges catalog under Academic Programs to inform students so that they can better relate their college studies to their personal educational and career goals..

Northwest Mississippi Community College

The mission of Northwest Mississippi Community College is to provide the students of its eleven-county district and beyond with opportunities for obtaining affordable quality education to meet their diverse needs.