Christian Brothers University (CBU)

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Christian Brothers University can be found in Memphis, TN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. CBU has an enrollment of around 2,000 students.

Many students at this school scored between 22 (25th percentile) to 27 (75th percentile) on the ACT. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Christian Brothers University (CBU) average GPA ranges from 3.23 to 3.45 for accepted students. Christian Brothers University accepts roughly 50 percent of applicants. Of those that are admitted, around 21 percent continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Christian Brothers University (CBU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Christian Brothers University was reported as 50.2% in Fall 2020 with over 3,280 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • CBU ACT Scores: 22 - 27
  • CBU Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Christian Brothers University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Christian Brothers University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Christian Brothers University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 52.2%
  • 2017-2018: 52.6%
  • 2018-2019: 56.0%
  • 2019-2020: 50.2%
  • Projected CBU Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 48.9%

How Does Christian Brothers University (CBU) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Christian Brothers University is thirteen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Rhodes College44.7%
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences59.6%
Le Moyne-Owen College80.4%
Rust College50.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Christian Brothers University (CBU) (Fall 2020)

ACT®Score Range
English22 - 29
Math20 - 26
Composite Score22 - 27
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