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Christian Brothers University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Memphis, TN

$34,820

Avg tuition

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About Christian Brothers University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Christian Brothers University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Memphis, Tennessee. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,321, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 97%. The university offers 68 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 59%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $34,820.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

97% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

67% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

59% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-25

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1030-1280

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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2k

Students enrolled

65%

Online student enrollment

11:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold

Demographics

White

27%

Black

20%

Unknown

18%

Non-U.S. Citizen

14%

Hispanic

8%

Two or more races

8%

Asian

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

53%

Socio-economic diversity

39% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

5

Total Online Enrollment

1,167

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

95% On-campus

5% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 24% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $34,820 $34,820
Graduate $12,928 $12,928

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,288
On-campus room and board $9,417
On-campus other expenses $3,190
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $9,417
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,190
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $3,190

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $48,715 $48,715
Off-campus without family $48,715 $48,715
Off-campus with family $39,298 $39,298

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

39%

State Grant Aid

62%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

39%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,002
State Grant Aid $5,086
Institution Grant Aid $21,787
Pell Grant Aid $4,789

Financial Outlook

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

$37k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division II without football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • All Track Combined

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies

BA

MA

DOC

2

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

3

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

4

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

5

Education

BA

MA

DOC