Rhodes

Rhodes College

2000 North Pkwy,, Memphis, United States
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    0
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  • Currently Enrolled
    23
  • Previously Enrolled
    15

Overview of Rhodes College (Rhodes)

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,988
    • Men:873 (43.9%)
    • Women:1,115 (56.1%)

Location

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Admission Information (Rhodes)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Rhodes College is very difficult: more than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
3
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
January 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2000 North Parkway
City, State, Zip
Memphis, TN  38112-1690
Phone
(901) 843-3700
Fax
(901) 843-3719
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1, January 1
Early Decision Notification
December 1, February 1
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
January 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
51% of 4,733 applicants were admitted
Women
54% of 2,708 applicants were admitted
Men
47% of 2,025 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
512 (21%) of 2,416 admitted students enrolled
Women
295 (20%) of 1,466 admitted students enrolled
Men
217 (23%) of 950 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.91
375 And Above
62%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
6%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
600-690 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
26%
• Score 600 - 700
53%
• Score 500 - 600
20%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
620-720 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
34%
• Score 600 - 700
53%
• Score 500 - 600
12%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
29 average |27-32 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
48%
• Score 24 - 29
48%
• Score 18 - 23
4%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Rhodes)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $46,504 (75.56956677175079%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,290 (18.346387597906983%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,125 (1.8281387110403329%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,619 (4.255906919301895%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Rhodes College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
March 1
Award Notification Date
On or about April 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003519
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile
$25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
441 (86.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
310 (70.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
309 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
157 (50.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
94%
Average Award
$39,190
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 305 (98.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $31,593
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 159 (51.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,863
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 148 (47.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
177 (34.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,484

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,320 (67.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
968 (73.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
967 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
426 (44.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$38,952
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 961 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $31,751
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 621 (64.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,626
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 327 (33.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
859 (43.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,626

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
48%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,576
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Physical Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Members of Minorities, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (Rhodes)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


180

Part-Time Faculty


42

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


79%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 47% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 11% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 38% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 51% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
340,870

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
900
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Rhodes College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


91.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


78.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


82.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


83.0%

Programs & Majors (Rhodes)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (33)


  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Economics
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Latin American Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Economy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Studies
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Urban Studies/Affairs

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Accounting

    Campus Life (Rhodes)

    Location & Geography

    Population


    655,155

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    100 acres

    Environment


    Urban environment

    Campus Size


    Memphis

    Weather


    Temperature
    30.9 average low in January, 89.3 average high in September
    Rain
    107 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Airport
    Memphis
    Nearest Bus Station
    3 mile(s) from campus in Memphis
    Nearest Train Station
    3 mile(s) from campus in Memphis

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    70% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    30%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Not available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division III
    Mascot
    -
    School Colors
    -

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Field Hockey
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Field Hockey
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, racquetball, soccer, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Rhodes College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, rhodes outdoors club, south asian culture and advocacy, rhodes college crew team, gender and sexuality alliance, culture of consent

    Sororities


    42% of women participate

    Fraternities


    32% of men participate

    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,979

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,988
    Women
    1,115
    Men
    873

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 6.5% Asian
    • 8.3% Black/African-American
    • 5.7% Hispanic/Latino
    • 4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 72.9% White
    • 1.9% Unknown

    International Students


    4.2% from 35 countries

    Average Age


    20

    Number of Graduate Students


    22

    Student Resources (Rhodes)

    Study resources