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Tuition & Fees

$29,316

$29,316

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
21%
24-29
41%
18-23
37%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
7%
24-29
43%
18-23
42%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
44%
18-23
46%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
-

teacher

students

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,108
Declined + 1,121
Total Received 2,229
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Private (nonprofit)

1,299

undergraduate students

371

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Natural Science
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Codes

SAT 1121
ACT 3952

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School Facts

Christian Brothers University is a private non profit, Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition. Founded in 1871, it gained university status in 1990. Its 75-acre campus is located four miles from downtown Memphis.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,670
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Memphis, TN

75-acre campus in Memphis (population: 653,450). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Christian Brothers University
650 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
67%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 25% of male students
 
4 sororities 19% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
36%
Top 1/4
68%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
21%
24-29
41%
18-23
37%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
7%
24-29
43%
18-23
42%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
44%
18-23
46%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,108
Declined + 1,121
Total Received 2,229

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Considered

Particular talent/ability
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Kristi Forman
Director of Admissions
P: 877 321-4228
F: 901 321-3202
admissions@cbu.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Gulf South Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Buccaneer
School colors
maroon and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Psychology
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Science
Business Administration
Catholic Studies
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Computer Sciences
Creative Writing
Cultural Studies
Cybersecurity/Digital Forensics
Early Childhood
Education
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
Engineering Management
Engineering Physics
English
English for Corporate Communications
History
Liberal Studies
Mathematical/Computer Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Natural Science
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Psychology
Religion/Philosophy
Special Education
Studio Art
Teaching
University Studies
Visual Art
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Undergraduate

78%

1,299
students

Female
55%
716

Male
45%
583

Graduate

22%

371
students

Female
60%
222

Male
40%
149

undergraduateFull-time

91%

1,186
students

Female
54%
634

Male
46%
552

undergraduatePart-time

9%

113
students

Female
73%
82

Male
27%
31

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
32%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

41%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

35

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Ecuador
France
Mexico
United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Office of Admissions
901 321-3205
admissions@cbu.edu

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