Christian Brothers University

Memphis, TN

Christian Brothers University

Memphis, TN

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Undergrad Science & Engineering Health & Medicine Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$35,520

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,160
Declined 2,165
Total Received 4,325
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Private

1,787

undergraduate students

509

graduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1871 by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Christian Brothers University is a small and nationally renowned private Catholic liberal arts and STEM university in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee. The University offers the best of both worlds: a tight-knit academic community on a bucolic, 75-acre wooded campus and the urban center of a major metropolitan city. CBU is home to one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, representing more than 30 religious faiths.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,296
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Christian Brothers University
650 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN
38104

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
27%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
29
25th
22
75th
26
25th
20
75th
27
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) Nov 1, Jan 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,160
Declined 2,165
Total Received 4,325

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Recommendations

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Completion of college-preparatory program

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

99%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$28,488

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,520
Room & board $8,700
Total $44,220
Average Financial Aid - $28,488
Total with Avg. Aid $15,732

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 877 321-4228
F: 901 321-3227

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Frisbee, Non-tackle Football, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Cheer, Pep Band, Rugby (Club)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Gulf South Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Applied Psychology.
Art Teacher Education.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Banking and Financial Support Services.
Biochemical Engineering.
Biochemistry.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business/Commerce, General.
Business/Corporate Communications, General.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering, General.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature.
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism.
Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
Ecology.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
General Studies.
Graphic Design.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Information Technology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems and Services.
Marketing.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mathematics.
Mechanical Engineering.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Natural Sciences.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Nursing Practice.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Organizational Leadership.
Packaging Science.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Natural Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy

2,296

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

1,787
students

Female
51%
920

Male
49%
867

22%

509
students

Female
59%
299

Male
41%
210

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

79%

1,411
students

Female
51%
721

Male
49%
690

21%

376
students

Female
53%
199

Male
47%
177

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 31

Spring: December 31

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

35

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented Colombia
Lebanon
New Zealand
Spain
United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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