Tuition & Fees

$31,900

$31,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,451
Declined + 1,306
Total Received 2,757
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Private (nonprofit)

1,526

undergraduate students

366

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Natural Science
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Codes

SAT 1121
ACT 3952

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Location

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 1,892
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: 652,717). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

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
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
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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%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived if filed online)
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

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,451
Declined + 1,306
Total Received 2,757

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

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

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
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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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

John H. Lewis IV
Director of Financial Aid
john.lewis@cbu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Frisbee, Non-Tackle Football, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Brian Summers (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Donna Crone (women's)
Assistant Athletic Director/compliance Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Gulf South Conference
Mascot
Buccaneer
School colors
maroon and gray

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Applied Health Services
Applied Psychology
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Science
Business Administration
Business Studies
Catholic Studies
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Child Development
Civil Engineering
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Cultural Studies
Early Childhood Education
Ecology
Education
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering Physics
English
English for Corporate Communication
General Studies
History
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics/Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Natural Science
Nursing
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Professional Psychology
Psychology
Religion/Philosophy
Special Education
Teaching
Visual Art
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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

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology

1,892

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

1,526
students

Female
53%
810

Male
47%
716

19%

366
students

Female
53%
193

Male
47%
173

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

1,402
students

Female
52%
724

Male
48%
678

9%

124
students

Female
70%
86

Male
30%
38

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Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Ecuador
France
Mexico
The 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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