College Deliberately: Rhodes College

Rhodes College is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year College that emphasizes culture, research and character located in the city of Memphis, TN. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Biology/Biological Sciences and Neuroscience.

Rhodes College

place 2000 North Parkway, Memphis, TN 38112-1690
phone Phone: (901) 843-3000
web Web: http://www.rhodes.edu
  • Rhodes College is also known as:
    Rhodes College, Rhodes


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Rhodes College Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1911-01-01 2021-12-03
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Rhodes College aspires to graduate students with a lifelong 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. We will achieve our aspiration through four strategic imperatives: Student Access To attract and retain a talented, diverse student body and engage these students in a challenging, inclusive and culturally-broadening college experience. Student Learning To ensure our faculty and staff have the talent, the time and the resources to inspire and involve our students in meaningful study, research and service. Student Engagement To enhance student opportunities for learning in Memphis. Student Inspiration To provide a residential place of learning that inspires integrity and high achievement through its beauty, its emphasis on values, its Presbyterian history, and its heritage as a leader in the liberal arts and sciences.

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Last updated: 2021-06-10

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Student Centeredness

3.7 of 10
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Student Services

Students with disabilities:
16% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Bachelor’s degree
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Rhodes College is in NCAA Division III with football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 89
Baseball Men’s 53
Lacrosse Men’s 50

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Tuition for Rhodes College is in the 94.8 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as very expensive.
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This subreddit is dedicated to Rhodes College relevant news, announcements, or events. Rhodes College relevant questions are also welcome.
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Created: 12/11/2008
The Reddit community of Memphis, TN.
7574K members.
Created: 08/06/2007
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r/ApplyingToCollege is the premier forum for college admissions questions, advice, and discussions, from college essays and scholarships to SAT/ACT test prep, career guidance, and more.
26 members.
Created: 10/24/2013
A subreddit for students, alumni, and friends of Rhodes College in Memphis, TN.
500 members.
Created: 11/22/2019
Welcome to the sub for everything related to the ABC Family (now Freeform) TV show Greek! Greek is a college drama/comedy that follows the friendships and relationships of the members of sororities and fraternities at Cypress Rhodes University. It is currently streaming on Hulu and Freeform.com
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