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Study at Christian Brothers University

Christian Brothers University, also known as CBU, is a degree-granting institution located in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. The university was established on November 19, 1871 by the members of De La Salle Christian Brothers. The campus is spread across an area of 75 acres. CBU offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. CBU is organized into the following academic schools:
  • School of Arts
  • School of Business
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Sciences
CBU's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. They are members of the Division II and the Gulf South Conference. The men's sports teams are nicknamed as the Buccaneers and the women's teams are known as the Lady Buccaneers.

Profile of Christian Brothers UniversityMemphis, TN is home to Christian Brothers. Memphis is a large city. Students select the school partly because it is a Roman Catholic school. Christian Brothers is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school go up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

Students at Christian Brothers can choose among many degree programs. Students commonly pursue studies in science, engineering, business and management, education and teaching, and therapy and Counselling.

Christian Brothers Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 510. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 460 and 590.

Christian Brothers has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

The school has 1, 874 enrolled students .

Student Life
Christian Brothers offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Gulf South Conference. Christian Brothers offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Christian Brothers University is a private, Catholic, comprehensive university committed to preparing students of all faiths and backgrounds to excel in their professional and public lives by providing challenging educational opportunities in the arts, business, engineering, the sciences, and teacher education. "Christian Brothers Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management154business, business management, marketing, accounting, MIS, finance, managerial economics
Education and Teaching82educational administration, Education
Therapy and Counselling47psychology courses, psychology
Science30physical sciences, biology, chemistry, physics
Engineering30civil engineering, various engineering courses, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering
Liberal Arts16English, liberal arts and sciences, history
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy and religious studies
Computer Science and Engineering1computer and info science
Contact: Christian BrothersChristian Brothers University

650 E Parkway S

Memphis, TN 38104

General Phone: (901) 321-3000


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