Campus & Student Life at Christian Brothers University

Home to about 1,548 undergraduates in 2020, Christian Brothers is a small, private university located in Memphis, Tennessee. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Christian Brothers offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Christian Brothers can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Christian Brothers Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Christian Brothers University is Affiliated With the Roman Catholic Faith.

Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Roman Catholic faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Roman Catholic Colleges and Universities.

Christian Brothers Has a Disability Services Site

For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Christian Brothers Disability Services.

Christian Brothers for the Military

While not a "service academy", Christian Brothers does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Christian Brothers Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Christian Brothers for Veterans Guide.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Christian Brothers University

Christian Brothers offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Christian Brothers University

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Christian Brothers University

Christian Brothers has a comparatively small, student body. There were 1,548 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 1,311 (84.7%). Part-time attendance was 237 (15.3%).

Full-timePart-timeTotal
1,3112371,548

Christian Brothers University is Ranked #347 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Christian Brothers receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Christian Brothers #347 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Christian Brothers University

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Christian Brothers by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Christian Brothers Diversity Guide.

Christian Brothers University Competes in the NCAA

Christian Brothers has a total of 191 student athletes, 109 men and 82 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$2,632,130
Total Expenses (all teams)$2,623,915
Net$8,215

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Christian Brothers University Athletics

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