Rhodes College: Statistics

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#2124 of 14,131 In the World
#623 of 2,597 In North America
#569 of 2,496 In the United States
#13 of 56 In Tennessee
#3 of 11 In Memphis
#430 of 1,082 For Genealogy

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Acceptance rate
51%
Average SAT
1310
Average ACT
30
Avg. cost to attend
$29,852 /y
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
1,840
Graduates
35
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.rhodes.edu

Rhodes College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 51% 49% 53%
Applicants 5,074 2,259 2,815
Admissions 2,606 1,109 1,497
Freshmen enrolled full time 442 195 247

1,875 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
177 or 40%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1220
or below

75% of them
had 1400
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Rhodes College are 1220-1400 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
318 or 73%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 27
or below

75% of them
had 32
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Rhodes College are 27-32 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1193 (64%)
Black or African American 190 (10%)
Asian 133 (7%)
Hispanic 118 (6%)
Nonresident Alien 106 (6%)
Two or more races 103 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 28 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$29,852/year
Average aid awarded
$34,433
Students receiving aid
96%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $15,081
$30-48K $15,566
$48-75K $21,919
$75-110K $25,525
$110K+ $33,652

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $50,600$50,600
Tuition in-state $50,600$50,600
Tuition out-of-state $50,600$50,600
Fee in-district $310$310
Fee in-state $310$310
Fee out-of-state $310$310

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,451
Combined charge for room and board $11,816

Rhodes College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 79
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 46
History, General 27
Neuroscience 27
Computer Science 25
International Relations and Affairs 25
Chemistry, General 21
English Language and Literature, General 21
Psychology, General 21
Accounting 18
Economics, General 17
Political Science and Government, General 17
Education, General 13
Anthropology, General 12
Urban Studies & Affairs 12
Environmental Science 11
Music, General 11
Spanish Language and Literature 10
Philosophy 9
Mathematics, General 6
Physics, General 6
Urban Education and Leadership 6
International Economics 5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 4
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 4
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 3
French Language and Literature 3
Latin American Studies 3
Art & Art Studies, General 2
Bioethics & Medical Ethics 2
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other 2
Political Economy 2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 1
East Asian Studies 1
Grand Total 448 24
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 82% 80% 83%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,327
Citations
27,389

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
499 / 4,923
Psychology
163 / 4,410
Art & Design
155 / 1,012
Computer Science
142 / 2,612
Physics
139 / 4,228
Medicine
126 / 2,908
Biology
117 / 2,757
Economics
114 / 1,890
Business
110 / 1,537
History
103 / 238
Sociology
102 / 510
Environmental Science
96 / 8,191
Political Science
95 / 1,007
Engineering
84 / 1,492
Chemistry
73 / 1,657
Mathematics
72 / 1,189
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
69 / 34
Astrophysics and Astronomy
64 / 2,980
Ecology
63 / 7,728
Social Psychology
55 / 2,026
Philosophy
55 / 90
Classics and Ancient History
51 / 108
Political Economy
49 / 395
Literature
47 / 202
Law
45 / 875
Demography
43 / 929
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
43 / 779
Materials Science
37 / 809
Creative Writing
35 / 311
Geography and Cartography
32 / 6,277
Art History
31 / 16
Math Teachers
30 / 391
Cognitive Science
27 / 598
Gender Studies
26 / 251
Child Psychology
26 / 1,007
Public Policy / Administration
25 / 112
Education Majors
23 / 265
Media Studies
21 / 8
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
20 / 674
Aesthetics
18 / 154

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 59
1992 14 92
1993 15 67
1994 17 99
1995 25 88
1996 16 121
1997 19 153
1998 11 137
1999 14 183
2000 36 251
2001 32 261
2002 28 292
2003 31 445
2004 25 423
2005 51 510
2006 34 529
2007 53 773
2008 63 740
2009 50 854
2010 73 943
2011 52 1115
2012 66 1167
2013 76 1273
2014 70 1563
2015 92 1546
2016 84 1651
2017 89 1849
2018 96 2071
2019 110 2610
2020 112 2837
2021 108 2987

Rhodes College alumni

  1. Amy Coney Barrett

    Amy Coney Barrett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Enrolled in Rhodes College
    In 1994 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in English literature
    Occupations
    juristjudgelawyerhandmaiduniversity teacher
    Biography

    Amy Vivian Coney Barrett is an American lawyer and jurist serving as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. She is the fifth woman to serve on the court. She was nominated by President Donald Trump and has served since October 27, 2020. She was a United States circuit judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit from 2017 to 2020.

  2. Dixie Carter

    Dixie Carter
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-2010 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    stage actorvoice actorfilm actortelevision actoractor
    Biography

    Dixie Virginia Carter was an American actress. She starred as Julia Sugarbaker on the sitcom Designing Women (1986–1993) and as Randi King on the drama series Family Law (1999–2002). She was nominated for the 2007 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Gloria Hodge on Desperate Housewives (2006–2007).

  3. Allison Miller

    Allison Miller
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Allison Miller is an Italian-born American actress. She is best known for playing Michelle Benjamin on the NBC series Kings, Skye Tate on the Fox series Terra Nova, and Carrie on the NBC series Go On. She starred as Laura Larson on the Syfy television series Incorporated. She is currently starring in ABC's A Million Little Things.

  4. Charlaine Harris

    Charlaine Harris
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    camera operatorcrime writershort story writerscreenwriterpoet
    Biography

    Charlaine Harris Schulz is an American author who specializes in mysteries. She is best known for her book series The Southern Vampire Mysteries, which was adapted as the TV series True Blood. The television show was a critical and financial success for HBO, running seven seasons, from 2008 through 2014. A number of her books have been bestsellers and this series was translated into multiple languages and published across the globe.

General info

Founded 1848
Motto Truth, Loyalty, Service
Colors red, black
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff 507
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 2000 North Parkway
Memphis, Tennessee, 38112-1690
United States
City population 633,000
Phone 9018433000
Fax +1 (901) 843 3718

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