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Christian Brothers University is a private institution that was founded in 1871. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,330, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 75 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Christian Brothers University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), 25. Its tuition and fees are $27,340 (2012-13).
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Founded in 1871 in Memphis, Tennessee, Christian Brothers University continues the Lasallian tradition of innovation and flexible responsiveness to the spirit and demands of contemporary society while remaining faithful to its religious and academic heritage. Christian Brothers University is a private, Catholic, comprehensive university committed to preparing students of all faiths and backgrounds to excel in their professional and public lives by providing challenging educational opportunities in the arts, business, engineering, the sciences, and teacher education.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to Christian Brothers University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. The application fee at Christian Brothers University is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 46.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||46.5%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Christian Brothers University is 12:1, and the school has 71.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Christian Brothers University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering; Psychology; English Language and Literature/Letters; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 77.5 percent.
Christian Brothers University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,330, with a gender distribution of 45.0 percent male students and 55.0 percent female students. At this school, 40.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 60.0 percent of students live off campus. Christian Brothers University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Christian Brothers University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Christian Brothers University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Christian Brothers University, 85 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Christian Brothers University.
|Students who have cars on campus||85%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Christian Brothers University, 80.2 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $10,778.
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|Tuition and fees||$27,340 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$6,340 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data