Memphis is Thriving
A big city with a small-town feel, Memphis enjoys a low cost of living and a profound connection to community. With a taste of city life through great food, entertainment and museums, the city’s culture is rooted deep in history, music and tradition. With a vibrant downtown, tree-lined neighborhoods and one of the largest parks in the nation, Memphis provides recreational and cultural activities that appeal to anyone year-round.
More than 60,000 local residents from all backgrounds rely on SCO for their eye care through The Eye Center and through a number of Community Outreach initiatives. Our students experience the gratifying impact of making a difference in the lives of people who benefit from SCO’s unique status as one of the nation’s top optometry colleges. SCO is proud to be one of the Tennessee treasures that makes Memphis great. Take a look to discover some of the many attractions near our campus!