Rhodes College Rankings

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In the World#1969 of 14178
In North America#605 of 2629
In the United States#553 of 2528
In Tennessee#12 of 58
In Memphis#3 of 11

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Acceptance rate
45%
Average SAT
1325
Average ACT
30
Avg. cost to attend
$30,632 /y
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
1,973
Graduates
37
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
rhodes.edu

Rhodes College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate45%40%48%
Applicants5,2072,2722,935
Admissions2,3289161,412
Freshmen enrolled full time517213304

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
184 or 36%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1220
or below

75% of them
had 1430
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Rhodes College are 1220-1430 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
373 or 72%
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
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1295 (64%)
Black or African American196 (10%)
Asian129 (6%)
Hispanic127 (6%)
Nonresident Alien111 (6%)
Two or more races103 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown44 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$30,632/year
Average aid awarded
$32,069
Students receiving aid
96%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$16,870
$30-48K$16,061
$48-75K$20,749
$75-110K$26,626
$110K+$33,644

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$48,888$48,888
Tuition in-state$48,888$48,888
Tuition out-of-state$48,888$48,888
Fee in-district$310$310
Fee in-state$310$310
Fee out-of-state$310$310

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,455
Combined charge for room and board$11,631

Rhodes College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General85
Biology & Biological Sciences, General52
Computer Science39
Neuroscience29
Political Science and Government, General29
International Relations and Affairs29
English Language and Literature, General26
Psychology, General26
Chemistry, General25
History, General22
Economics, General20
Anthropology18
Accounting18
Education, General13
Urban Studies & Affairs13
Philosophy11
Physics, General9
Environmental Science8
Music, General8
Spanish Language and Literature7
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General7
Mathematics, General7
Art & Art Studies, General4
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other4
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
German Language and Literature3
Russian Studies3
Religion & Religious Studies2
Latin American Studies2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Political Economy2
Urban Education and Leadership1
Grand Total51319
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate80%77%82%
  • Full-time retention rate - 92%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,506
Citations
24,265

Publication count by topic

Psychology
162
Biology
157
History
111
Sociology
110
Political science
106
Computer science
105
Economics
100
Mathematics
90
Chemistry
84
Physics
77
Philosophy
70
Art
67
Medicine
65
Materials science
38
Business
29
Geography
26
Environmental science
9
Engineering
9
Geology
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art743171
History765220
Political science9421,156
Philosophy109988
Economics11242,699
Geography13191,107
Psychology14934,846
Physics15202,524
Sociology1693539
Biology21854,542
Computer science24051,486
Business2434372
Materials science2843968
Mathematics3121411
Geology324441
Medicine3372652
Environmental science3421143
Chemistry3428884
Engineering392397

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901326
19911253
19921586
19931668
19941586
19952583
199615121
199718141
199811123
199914178
200035259
200131259
200225289
200328439
200422408
200549484
200635493
200751733
200860718
200944837
201063918
2011481068
2012611120
2013711272
2014641500
2015911462
2016781533
2017851692
2018951784
20191052368
2020982300

General info

Founded1848
WikipediaRhodes College
MottoTruth, Loyalty, Service
Colorsred, black
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff527
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address2000 North Parkway
Memphis, Tennessee, 38112-1690
United States
City population647,000
Phone9018433000
Fax+1 (901) 843 3718

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