Office of Admissions, 2000 North ParkwayMemphis, TN 38112 901-843-3700
About Rhodes College
  • Year of Foundation 1848
  • Size of Campus 100 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Presbyterian
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,677
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57%, 43%, 73%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $34,270
  • Room and Board $8,480
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 45
  • Enrollment No. 1,659
Founded in 1848, Rhodes College provides an outstanding liberal arts education. The Rhodes experience combines the best of the classroom and the real world through internships, service, research and other opportunities in Memphis and far beyond. Students learn, play and serve others with a determination to grow personally and to improve the quality of life within their communities. Rhodes College aspires to graduate students with a life-long passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Percent students who are frat members 48%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 6
  • Number of frats 7
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Sigma Tau Delta, Mortar Board, Pi Kappa Lambda, Eta Sigma Phi, Sigma Pi Sigma, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Sigma Iota Rho, Psi Chi, National Order of Omega, Phi Alpha Theta, Beta Beta Beta
  • Number of sororities 6
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Canterbury is the Episcopal Student Union, Catholic Student Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Greek Fellowship, Interfaith Circle, Jewish Student Association, Muslim Student Association, Pizza Bible Study, Rhod
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Rites of Spring; Rites to Play; Homecoming; Spring Formal Dances; Mosaic Week
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Association, Club Cafe, HOLA (Hispanic Organization of Language and Activities), RICE (Rhodes Indian Cultural Exchange), MUN (Model United Nations), ASIA (All Students Interested in Asia)
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 53%
  • Number of students in fraternities 7
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Memphis (5)
  • Distance to nearest train Memphis (4)
  • Distance to nearest bus Memphis (4)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 60%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 50%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 18%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 77%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 13%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 9%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 25%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 16
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (12%), women's dorms (30%), men's dorms (40%), apartment for single students (18%)
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 274,886
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums The College has 2 electron miscroscopes, an 0.8-meter infrared optimized telescope, a cell culture laboratory, and the Human Relations area files, containing 2 million pages of behavior resources materials on microfiche.
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,669
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all college-owned, operated,
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 90,720
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 10,755
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 33,751
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Biology, chemistry, math, physics, music
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,000
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 40%
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Memphis)
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Memphis)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Youth Villages; Morgan Keegan; Memphis City Schools; Merrill Lynch; Stephens, Inc.; Teach for America; Ernst and Young; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis