Information for Students


What is Urban Studies?

This interdisciplinary major is rooted in the unique learning experiences provided by urban Memphis.


Urban Studies students choose from a wide variety of agencies for field experience.

Funded Outreach & Research

Students may receive funding through Urban Studies and other Rhodes research programs, such as Regional Studies and Summer Service Fellowships.

After Graduation

Learn about options for careers and postgraduate work in Urban Studies.

Community Learning Projects

Urban Studies students are involved in many community-based research projects as a part of their classes.

Research Links for Students

Learn about resources for Urban Studies projects, ranging from scholarly resources to local information.