Christian Brothers University

Memphis, TN

Christian Brothers University

Memphis, TN

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Tuition & Fees

$34,820

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
10%
24-29
44%
18-23
46%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,647
Declined 1,637
Total Received 3,284
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Private

1,642

undergraduate students

326

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,968
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational

75-acre campus in Memphis (population: 652,236). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Memphis
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Memphis International Airport

Christian Brothers University
650 East Parkway South
Memphis
38104

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Events

  • Welcome (Back) Weekend
  • Homecoming Week events
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Campus Facts

  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
59%
Top 1/2
86%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
10%
24-29
44%
18-23
46%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.73

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,647
Declined 1,637
Total Received 3,284

Admissions Factors

Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 28
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $33,900
Room & board $7,950
Additional fees $920
Books & supplies $1,250
Other fees $3,097
Total $47,117
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Psychology
Biochemical Engineering
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Ecology
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering/Industrial Management
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
General Studies
History Teacher Education
History, General
Information Science/Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Natural Sciences
Nursing Practice
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

1,968

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

1,642
students

Female
50%
825

Male
50%
817

17%

326
students

Female
56%
184

Male
44%
142

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

1,384
students

Female
52%
710

Male
48%
674

16%

258
students

Female
45%
115

Male
55%
143

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%
Student 4 year graduation rate 36%
Student 5 year graduation rate 20%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
34%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

71

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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