Christian Brothers University Rankings

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In the World#3799 of 14178
In North America#1086 of 2629
In the United States#1013 of 2528
In Tennessee#22 of 58
In Memphis#4 of 11

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
50%
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$19,802 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,642
Graduates
326
Male:Female Ratio
48:52
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
cbu.edu

Christian Brothers University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate50%53%49%
Applicants3,2841,2782,006
Admissions1,647672975
Freshmen enrolled full time339146193
Freshmen enrolled part time11

456 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

38 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
314 or 92%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Christian Brothers University are 22-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White686 (35%)
Black or African American442 (23%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown432 (22%)
Hispanic125 (6%)
Nonresident Alien102 (5%)
Asian90 (5%)
Two or more races76 (4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander5 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,802/year
Average aid awarded
$24,118
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$9,496
$30-48K$12,165
$48-75K$12,013
$75-110K$14,685
$110K+$15,643

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$32,920$12,988
Tuition in-state$32,920$12,988
Tuition out-of-state$32,920$12,988
Fee in-district$920$407
Fee in-state$920$407
Fee out-of-state$920$407

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity670
Combined charge for room and board$9,143

Christian Brothers University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General2152
Psychology, General29
Natural Sciences27
Engineering & Industrial Management26
Accounting157
Mechanical Engineering20
Education, General19
Biology & Biological Sciences, General16
Nursing Practice12
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels11
Finance, General10
Computer Science10
Packaging Science8
Civil Engineering, General8
Marketing & Marketing Management, General8
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies7
Health & Health Care Administration & Management7
Computer Systems Analysis & Analyst7
Early Childhood Education and Teaching51
Business & Corporate Communications6
Industrial and Organizational Psychology6
Computer Engineering, General6
Secondary Education and Teaching6
History, General5
Electrical and Electronics Engineering5
Creative Writing5
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation5
Business & Commerce, General4
International Business & Trade & Commerce4
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management4
Biomedical Sciences, General4
Public Health, General4
Educational Leadership and Administration, General4
Applied Psychology21
Biochemistry3
Biochemical Engineering3
English Language and Literature, General3
Management Information Systems, General3
Chemical Engineering3
Cyber & Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism3
Elementary Education and Teaching3
General Studies2
Religion & Religious Studies2
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies2
Mathematics, General2
Project Management2
Graphic Design2
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General1
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics1
Bioinformatics1
Information Science & Studies1
Chemistry, General1
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General1
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General1
Ecology1
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management1
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies1
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other1
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching1
Grand Total9283150
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate61%63%58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%

Publications & Citations

Publications
472
Citations
5,908

Publication count by topic

Computer science
72
Engineering
70
Medicine
41
Mathematics
38
Psychology
38
Biology
35
Chemistry
26
Materials science
25
History
21
Business
18
Physics
16
Philosophy
13
Political science
11
Art
9
Sociology
8
Economics
8
Geology
6
Environmental science
5
Geography
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art166419
Business1756897
Engineering2352700
Sociology2562143
History27084
Psychology2714870
Mathematics2903535
Physics3045209
Philosophy30451
Biology32961,075
Economics355357
Computer science3754325
Medicine3830393
Geology40488
Chemistry4211326
Materials science476849
Political science50402
Environmental science55201
Geography56141

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990618
1991418
1992327
199348
1994119
1995225
1996918
1997535
19981240
19991079
2000997
20016111
200214115
200312143
20045116
200514133
200625165
20075180
200813155
200911179
201016197
201126255
201217323
201323330
201418378
201531402
201623369
201730358
201823338
201919378
202025312

General info

Alternative namesCBU
Founded1871
WikipediaChristian Brothers University
MottoVirtus et Scientia
Virtue and Knowledge
Colorsmaroon, gray
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff318
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address650 East Parkway South
Memphis, Tennessee, 38104
United States
City population647,000
Phone9013213000
Fax+1 (901) 321 3494

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