B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B+
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B
Christian Brothers University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Gulf South Conference
Address
650 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104
Website

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.

Admissions

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Test Scores and GPA for Christian Brothers University

Cost

Net Price
$15,053/ year
National
$15,431
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,466/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,032/ year
  • $49-75k
    $9,086/ year
  • $76-110k
    $9,497/ year
  • $110k+
    $12,049/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.22 responses
79%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.24 responses
75%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.24 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,183Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
17%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 15 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    40%
  • Smart but can be clicky and stuck up
    33%
  • Kind, but odd on average.
    13%
  • Smart
    13%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
59%
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.34 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.40 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 17 responses
Report
  • Community
    41%
  • Small!
    29%
  • Feels like a family
    24%
  • Huge
    6%

After Christian Brothers University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.17 responses
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Christian Brothers University Reviews

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Overall, I love CBU and in the past year it has truly become my home away home! A few of my favorite things about CBU are that there no shortage of things to do on campus, I always feel safe there, and the professors really care about the students. One thing I would like to see change is the relationship between commuters and the school. I am not a commuter myself but I have a lot of friends who are. A lot of events happen later in the evening or during week days, making it hard for commuters to get involved on campus. If we could change the commuter experience in anyway, I'm sure there would be an immediate increase in Buc pride on campus.
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Overall Christian Brothers University is a fantastic school. The professors are all very committed to making sure that they're really teaching rather than just giving you grades. The quality of education is my favorite thing about being a student here.
The campus itself is somewhat modest but what it lacks in size it makes up for in resources. There are tutors in math, writing and language available by appointment completely free to students. But if the academic resources weren't already enough, the school also takes care of their students' in ways that go beyond the classroom. The student life office periodically organizes trips to Target for residential students who don't have cars. During finals week the school pays for therapy dogs to come for stressed students. One day they randomly set an icecream truck in the middle of campus and gave away free popsicles.
I had a great experience during my time here. There are definitely some dorms that need major updating and renovations. Overall, the campus is great! I always felt very safe and at home here. The food could definitely be improved...I got food poisoning at least once a year.