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Founded 1912 as West Tennessee State Normal School
President M. David Rudd
Enrollment 16,639 undergraduates and 3,946 graduate/professional students
from 79 countries and 46 states, plus the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, including
students from 73 counties in Tennessee
Degree Programs More than 250 areas of study (17 undergraduate degrees/54 masters/25
doctoral)
Faculty 930 full-time faculty
Student Life Approximately 200 student organizations, including 25 sororities and
fraternities
School Colors Blue and Gray
Mascot Bengal Tiger
School Motto Driven by doing.
Athletics 17 varsity teams, part of the American Athletic Conference, in a league
with University of Central Florida, University of Cincinnati, University of Connecticut, East Carolina University, University of Houston, University of South Florida, Southern Methodist University, Temple University, Tulane University, University of Tulsa and U.S. Naval Academy (football-playing member only)
Facilities 239 buildings at eight sites, including the University of Memphis Lambuth
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