Rhodes College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Rhodes College Burrow Hall
Rhodes College Burrow Hall (more photos). Photo Courtesy of Rhodes College

Rhodes College Admissions Overview:

Those interested in applying to Rhodes College will need to submit an application, high school transcripts, scores from the SAT or ACT, letters of recommendation, and a personal essay. The school is somewhat selective, admitting just under half of applicants each year. Successful applicants will need to have good grades and test scores (if your scores fall within or above the ranges listed below, you are on track for admission).

Check out Rhodes College's website for complete information about applying, and/or contact the admissions office at the school with any questions.

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Admissions Data (2015):

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Rhodes College Description:

Rhodes college is a private liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian church. The college occupies a 100-acre park-like campus located near downtown Memphis, Tennessee. Students come from 44 states and 9 countries.

With a 9 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 13, Rhodes College offers its students lots of personal attention. Students can choose from 32 majors, and the college's strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned it a chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. In athletics, Rhodes College competes in the NCAA Division III Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.

Enrollment (2015):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,063 (2,046 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 43% Male / 57% Female
  • 99% Full-time

Costs (2015 - 16):

Rhodes College Financial Aid (2014 - 15):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 94%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 93%
    • Loans: 50%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $25,584
    • Loans: $5,876

Academic Programs:

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 91%
  • Transfer Out Rate: -%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 75%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 83%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Lacrosse, Tennis, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country, Golf
  • Women's Sports: Lacrosse, Swimming, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Basketball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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