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Christian Brothers is church-affiliated university. Founded in 1871, it gained university status in 1990. Its 70-acre campus is located four miles from downtown Memphis.

Website: www.cbu.edu

Private
Co-ed
1,642
Undergraduate
Students
(50.2%) 825 Women
(49.8%) 817 Men
326
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
50% of 3,284 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.73
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
24 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$47,117
Tuition and Fees
$34,820
Room and Board
$7,950
Average Percent of Need Met
98%
Average Freshman Award
$30,439
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$33,649
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
109
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
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Campus Life

Memphis Population
655,155
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Memphis
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
40% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Buccaneer
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.2% Asian
22.9% Black/African-American
8.0% Hispanic/Latino
5.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
36.3% White
21.3% Unknown
International Students
3.8% from 28 countries
First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
36.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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