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Rhodes College
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  • 4 Year
  • MEMPHIS, TN

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Rhodes plans for a vibrant fall semester on campus. We continuously update health and safety protocols based on CDC guidance and our health care partners' advice. Rhodes will require the COVID-19 vaccine upon FDA approval. We strongly recommend vaccinations for faculty, staff, and students. In-person and virtual tour options are available. Our counselors may be recruiting in your area this fall! Learn More

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  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 is a top-tier national liberal arts college that positions students to meet the highest academic standards through hands-on mentorship and opportunities for real-world experience.

One of the country’s most beautiful campuses is a supportive residential community that serves as a launch pad into the heart of Memphis 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
45%
SAT Range
1220-1430
ACT Range
27-32
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$30,632 / 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
$32,069 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
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. 41 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 41 responses
51%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 41 responses

Majors

Rhodes College Pre-Mester Program

The Pre-Mester embodies the Rhodes Edge. By participating in this program, incoming students can begin becoming intellectually ready, leadership ready, and graduate school or career ready before starting their journey at Rhodes. This new program offers incoming first-years a chance to get a head start at Rhodes under the guidance of one of our world-class faculty. Click the link to learn more.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,945 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
28
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
13%
Varsity Athletes
25%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Work Hard, Play Hard
    68%
  • Overachiever
    32%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
97%
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 49 responses
Poll
69%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 54 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Definitely a liberal arts college
    32%
  • A valuable learning environment.
    26%
  • Our ivy is in a league of its own.
    26%
  • Community, family
    11%
  • Underrated
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$53,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
80%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
67%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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Rating 3.62 out of 5  645 reviews
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