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Rhodes College
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  • 4 Year
  • MEMPHIS, TN

Report Card

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

About

2000 NORTH PARKWAY
MEMPHIS, TN 38112
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Southern Athletic Association
From Rhodes College

Rhodes College positions students to meet the highest academic standards through a top-tier liberal arts academic program, hands-on mentorship, and opportunities for real-world experience, making us truly a place like no other.

Located on one of the country’s most beautiful historic campuses, Rhodes offers a supportive residential community that serves as a launch pad into the heart of Memphis—a vibrant city full of music, history, and opportunities for hands-on experience—and the world. Through small class sizes, community partnerships, research opportunities, and fellowships, Rhodes creates space for students to explore new perspectives and effect meaningful change.

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Rhodes College Rankings

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

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
57%
SAT Range
1330-1490
ACT Range
28-32
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$30,525 / 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
$35,607 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 44 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 47 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 47 responses

Majors

Discover Rhodes July 28 & August 7

academic spotlight

The Discover Rhodes program is designed to give you a summertime glimpse at how students live and learn at Rhodes and in Memphis. Enjoy a tour while hearing from faculty, staff and students. You'll also learn more about applying to selective colleges. Lunch is provided but we hope you'll plan to enjoy Memphis once the program ends! Check-in begins at 9:45 a.m. The program ends around 2:00 p.m.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,996 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
54
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
16%
Varsity Athletes
24%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Work Hard, Play Hard
    64%
  • Overachiever
    28%
  • Clique-y
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
97%
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 55 responses
Poll
70%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 60 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Definitely a liberal arts college
    36%
  • Our ivy is in a league of its own.
    24%
  • A valuable learning environment.
    20%
  • Community, family
    8%
  • Underrated
    8%
  • Don't judge a book by it's cover
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$53,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
85%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
68%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 19 responses

Rhodes College Reviews

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