Christian Brothers University

Memphis, Tennessee
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  • Private
    4 year
  • 1:11
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 5%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $30.5K
    Avg. Financial Aid
Christian Brothers University, founded in 1871, is a Catholic institution of higher education in the tradition of the Christian Brothers. It is the largest private, comprehensive university in west Tennessee, emphasizing excellence in teaching and individualized attention to the whole person. The University prepares students for professional careers and lives of moral responsibility. The first private institution in Memphis to integrate, it always has welcomed people of all faiths. CBU offers undergraduate programs in engineering, business, sciences, liberal arts, nursing, and education as well as graduate programs in business administration, education, Catholic studies, engineering management, and physician assistant studies.
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Total Faculty 106
Total Enrollment 1,673
Equivalencies 4,631 outgoing
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Financial Information

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
96% of full-time undergraduate students receive some financial aid. Average award: $15,808.
Tuition and Fees:
29,316 per year, full-time.
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Information for Transfer In Students

Adult Degree Completion Programs:
We offer an Associate's Degree in General Studies, Business Studies or Professional Psychology; a Bachelor's degree in Business Studies or Professional Psychology with 16 possible concentrations.
Technical/Vocation Credit Accepted:
We have programs that will accept Technical/Vocational Course Credit.
Credit for Prior Learning:
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Application Deadlines for Transfer

Rolling Admission
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Additional Information

Adult Learner Focused Institution:
Veteran Friendly:
Flexible Options:
Hybrid- face to face with additional on-line coursework.
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Transfer Application Requirements

Minimum GPA:
Cumulative 2.0 college GPA or higher in transferable credits.
Official Transcripts:
Official transcripts from all colleges attended.
Letters of Recommendation:
Upon request.
Upon request.
Application Fee:
There is not an application fee required.
Upon request.
Associates Degree Required:
Other Requirements:
Writing Request: Adult Learners- Personal letter of request for admission, including relevant details for consideration.
Request More Information:
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Transfer Credit Policy

Minimum Grade:
"C" or higher
Credits (Min/Max):
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Christian Brothers University

650 East Parkway South
Memphis, Tennessee 38104
Main Phone:
(901) 321-3000


Transfer Admission Contact:
Amanda Ratkus
Enrollment Advisor, College of Adult Professional Studies
Transfer Services Contact:
Jeffrey Archie II
Enrollment Advisor, College of Adult Professional Studies
Veterans Services Contact:
Kamil Diamond
Assistant Director of Financial Aid, VA School Certifying Official
Adult Learner Contact:
Amanda Ratkus
Enrollment Advisor
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Last updated on 1/15/2016 by AcademyOne.