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Christian Brothers University

Memphis, TN

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.

Web Sitewww.cbu.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,410
   Women751 (53.3%)
   Men659 (46.7%)
Graduate Students432

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate52% of 2,387 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.63 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT MathNot reported
SAT Critical ReadingNot reported
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$41,540
Tuition and Fees
$30,860
Room and Board
$7,000
Average Percent of Need Met80%
Average Freshman Award$28,257
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$22,527

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
100
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Memphis Population655,155
Nearest Metropolitan AreaMemphis
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 67% of freshmen, 47% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division II
MascotBuccaneer
Sororities19% of women participate
Fraternities 25% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.7% Asian
30.6% Black/African-American
6.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
46.6% White
6.0% Unknown
International Students6.7% from 21 countries
First-Year Students Returning80.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
32.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
23.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.68 4.01 580 640 24
Low 3.68 4.01 580 640 24
High 3.68 4.01 580 640 24
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