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
Programs 30
Equivalencies 5,004 outgoing
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Financial Information

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
96% of full-time undergraduate students receive some financial aid.
Tuition and Fees:
Global College Tuition Tuition (per credit hour): $460.00
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Information for Transfer In Students

Accepts Transfers:
Welcomes transfers
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 Applied Behavioral Sciences
Technical/Vocation Credit Accepted:
No, we do not accept technical/vocational credits.
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:
Flexible scheduling options to accommodate the busy schedules of working adults
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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
United States
Main Phone:
(901) 321-3291
Delivery Method:


Adult Learner Contact:
Felecia LaVant
Coordinator of Online Enrollment, Global College
(901) 321-3261
Transfer Admission Contact:
Matthew Cardoza
International and Transer Admissions Counselor, Admissions
Transfer Services Contact:
Carmen Fowlkes
Admissions Counselor, Global College
(901) 321-4298
Veterans Services Contact:
Randall G. Pelham
MSgt. USMC (Ret.)
(901) 321-3880
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Last updated on 9/12/2023 by Christian Brothers University.