1,988
Students
Financial aid thermometer
38,952
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
51
51%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Rhodes College is a Comprehensive institution located in Memphis, TN, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2000 N. Parkway
Memphis, TN  38112
United States
Contact Mr. Carey Thompson
Vice President of Enrollment and Communications, Dean of Admissions
Email: adminfo@rhodes.edu
Phone: 901-843-3700
Fax: 901-843-3631

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation 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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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
International Economics Checkmark
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Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,733
Applied
2,416
Accepted
1,988
Enrolled
51%
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Female Admissions

2,708
Females Applied
1,466
Females Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,025
Males Applied
950
Males Accepted
47%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.91
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 1st
Other early decision plan November 15th January 15th
Transfer January 15th April 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 620 720
SAT Math 600 690
ACT Composite 29 27 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

46,194
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Fees

310
Full-time student fees
11,290
Room & board
5,373
Room only
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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

38,952
Avg. Financial Aid Package
39,190
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
35,836
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,303
Avg. Loan Aid
22,626
Avg. Grant Aid
31,751
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
90%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
44%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,988
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
72%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.48%
Black or African American 8%
White or Caucasian 69.82%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.25%
Asian 6.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 4.18%
Other 1.86%

Gender

Male (43.91%)
Female (56.09%)

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 70%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Rites of Spring (concert), Crawfish Boil and Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Rhodes Outdoors Club, South Asian Culture and Advocacy, Rhodes College Crew Team, Gender and Sexuality Alliance and Culture of Consent

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour monitored security cameras in parking areas, fenced campus with monitored access at night

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Squash No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

222
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 180
Part-time - 42
Male - 116
Female - 106