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Tuition & Fees

$44,942

$44,942

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,187
Declined + 2,479
Total Received 4,666
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Private (nonprofit)

2,046

undergraduate students

17

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Political Science
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 1730
ACT 4008

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
25%
600-699
51%
500-599
22%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
17%
600-699
52%
500-599
30%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
68%
24-29
29%
18-23
3%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
33%
24-29
57%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
48%
24-29
48%
18-23
4%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Rhodes, founded in 1848, is a private, church-affiliated college of arts and sciences. Its 100-acre campus is located in a residential area of Memphis.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,063
Established in 1848
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Memphis, TN

100-acre, urban campus in Memphis (population: 653,450). Served by air, bus, and train.

Rhodes College
2000 North Parkway
Memphis, TN 38112

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
71%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
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

 
8 fraternities 40% of male students
 
7 sororities 62% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
54%
Top 1/4
83%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
25%
600-699
51%
500-599
22%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
17%
600-699
52%
500-599
30%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
68%
24-29
29%
18-23
3%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
33%
24-29
57%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
48%
24-29
48%
18-23
4%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,187
Declined + 2,479
Total Received 4,666

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Carey Thompson
Vice President of Enrollment and Communications, Dean of Admissions
P: 901 843-3700
F: 901 843-3631
adminfo@rhodes.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,243,141
State $1,025,294
Institutional $19,363,090
Other external $216,123
Total $21,847,648

Non-need-based

Federal $308,127
State $1,160,656
Institutional $24,856,159
Other external $1,257,473
Total $27,582,415

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Athletic Association (Division III)
Mascot
Lynx
School colors
red and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology/Sociology
Art
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Science
Economics
Economics/Business Administration
Economics/International Studies
Education
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
French
German
Greek/Roman Studies
History
International Studies
International Studies/French
International Studies/German
International Studies/History
International Studies/Political Science
Latin American Studies
Mathematics
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Political Economy
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Russian Studies
Spanish
Theatre
Urban Studies
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Undergraduate

99%

2,046
students

Female
57%
1,158

Male
43%
888

Graduate

1%

17
students

Female
53%
9

Male
47%
8

undergraduateFull-time

99%

2,032
students

Female
57%
1,147

Male
43%
885

undergraduatePart-time

1%

14
students

Female
79%
11

Male
21%
3

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

32%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

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

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented China
France
Germany
Russia
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Lauren Sefton
Associate Director of Admission
901 843-3709
seftonl@rhodes.edu

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