Tuition & Fees

$46,504

$46,504

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
34%
600-699
53%
500-599
12%
400-499
1%
700-800
26%
600-699
53%
500-599
20%
400-499
1%
30-36
65%
24-29
31%
18-23
4%
30-36
29%
24-29
61%
18-23
10%
30-36
48%
24-29
48%
18-23
4%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,416
Declined + 2,317
Total Received 4,733
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Private (nonprofit)

1,988

undergraduate students

22

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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Location

School Facts

Rhodes College, 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 2,010
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: 652,717). Served by air, bus, and train.

Rhodes College
2000 North Parkway
Memphis, TN 38112

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
70%
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 32% of male students
 
7 sororities 42% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
35%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
67%
Bottom 1/2
33%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
34%
600-699
53%
500-599
12%
400-499
1%
700-800
26%
600-699
53%
500-599
20%
400-499
1%
30-36
65%
24-29
31%
18-23
4%
30-36
29%
24-29
61%
18-23
10%
30-36
48%
24-29
48%
18-23
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
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

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,416
Declined + 2,317
Total Received 4,733

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

Financial Aid

90%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$38,952

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $46,194
Room & board $10,746
Additional fees $310
Books & supplies $1,125
Total $58,375
Average Financial Aid - $38,952
Total with Avg. Aid $19,423
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
January 1

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
January 1

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
March 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Financial Aid Office

P: 901 843-3810
F: 901 843-3435
finaid@rhodes.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Michael Morgan
Director of Financial Aid
morganm@rhodes.edu

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

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Cheerleading, Crew, Fencing, Ice Hockey, Ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Cheerleading, Dance, Fencing, Lacrosse, Ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Crew, Cricket, Dance, Disc Golf, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Flag Football, Gaelic Football, Lacrosse, Outdoor Organization, Paintball, Rugby, Soccer, Squash, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wiffle Ball, Wrestling

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Athletic Directors

Jeff Cleanthes (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Athletic Association
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 Education
Urban Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Political Science
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,010

total students

30%

in-state

70%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

1,988
students

Female
56%
1,115

Male
44%
873

1%

22
students

Female
27%
6

Male
73%
16

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,979
students

Female
56%
1,107

Male
44%
872

1%

9
students

Female
89%
8

Male
11%
1

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
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

30%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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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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