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Rhodes College
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  • 4 Year
  • MEMPHIS, TN

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Rhodes College has essentially returned to pre-pandemic campus operations, though the College highly recommends that all students are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to attend class. The college continues to support students who are COVID-positive when on campus, but classroom and campus life are fully in-person and masking is optional. Learn More

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  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 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.

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

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Admissions

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
51%
SAT Range
1220-1400
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
$29,852 / 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
$34,433 / 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
9:1
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. 43 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 43 responses

Majors

Rhodes College Open House

Join Rhodes College this fall for our Open House sessions aimed at prospective students and families. Prospective students will attend a class as well as hear from current students about life at Rhodes. Parents will also meet with current students and a panel of faculty and staff. Information about admission, scholarships and financial aid will be presented. Register below:

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
    0%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    100%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,788 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
52
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
18%
Varsity Athletes
28%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Work Hard, Play Hard
    62%
  • Overachiever
    33%
  • Clique-y
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
49%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 51 responses
Poll
68%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 56 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Definitely a liberal arts college
    33%
  • A valuable learning environment.
    24%
  • Our ivy is in a league of its own.
    24%
  • Community, family
    10%
  • Don't judge a book by it's cover
    5%
  • Underrated
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$53,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
82%
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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