1,526
Students
Financial aid thermometer
24,970
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
52
52%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Christian Brothers University is a Comprehensive institution located in Memphis, TN, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 650 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN  38104
United States
Contact Ms. Kristi Forman
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@cbu.edu
Phone: 901-321-3205
Fax: 901-321-3202

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
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English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Biochemical Engineering Checkmark
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Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Cyber/computer Forensics And Counterterrorism Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,757
Applied
1,451
Accepted
1,526
Enrolled
53%
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Female Admissions

1,649
Females Applied
832
Females Accepted
50%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,108
Males Applied
619
Males Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.69
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs 2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st December 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 23rd Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 24 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

31,900
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Fees

920
Full-time student fees
7,400
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

24,970
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,968
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
25,486
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,006
Avg. Loan Aid
17,121
Avg. Grant Aid
21,001
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
74%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
29%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,526
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
23%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.68%
Black or African American 27.02%
White or Caucasian 40.17%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.53%
Asian 5%
Two or more races 3.42%
Other 11.77%

Gender

Male (46.92%)
Female (53.08%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 40%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming Weekend and Sofapalooza

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Black Student Association, Tri-Beta, Hola CBU and Delta Sigma Pi

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

193
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 105
Part-time - 88
Male - 110
Female - 83