About Rhodes College
Located in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, Rhodes College is a private, predominantly undergraduate, liberal arts college. Founded in 1848, Rhodes College provides an outstanding liberal-arts education to all students alike. Situated on a 100-acre, wooded site in the heart of historic Memphis, this collegiate-gothic campus is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Rhodes College often cited for its beauty, was ranked 47th among all American colleges and universities in its 2010 by Forbes.
Rhodes offers over 20 academic departments, and a list of other inter disciplinary programs to choose from. Rhodes enrolls an approximate of 1820 undergraduate students from 48 states, the District of Columbia, and 12 foreign countries, which brings great diversity to the Rhodes community. The student-to-faculty ratio is 10:1, with an average of 14 students per class. Due to its great records and and rigorous academic programs, Rhodes graduates have an exceptionally high rate of acceptance into graduate schools and professional programs.
Students are sure to find a varied and inclusive social life at Rhodes, as it features fun campus activities like films, lectures and bands as well as the Rhodes’ Multicultural Life program which collaborates with student groups to sponsor events that celebrates diversity in culture, ethnicity, religion and sexuality. Housing and meal options are widely available, with a great array of options based on availability and affordability to choose from.