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Christian Brothers University
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  • 4 Year
  • MEMPHIS, TN

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Christian Brothers is an above-average private, Catholic university located in Memphis, Tennessee. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,384 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Christian Brothers acceptance rate is 50%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Natural Sciences. Graduating 61% of students, Christian Brothers alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,100.

About

650 EAST PARKWAY SOUTH
MEMPHIS, TN 38104
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Gulf South Conference

Christian Brothers University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

CBU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
50%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
22-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$19,802 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$24,118 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 22 responses
77%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 31 responses
74%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 31 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    25%
  • On Campus
    74%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,384 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
258
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
16%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Friendly
    37%
  • Smart but can be clicky and stuck up
    26%
  • Smart
    16%
  • Both friendly and smart
    11%
  • Kind, but odd on average.
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
52%
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 41 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 47 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Community
    38%
  • Feels like a family
    29%
  • Small!
    29%
  • Huge
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 17 responses

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