Rhodes College

Add Comparison
2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$50,600
3.5% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$29,852
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.17%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
51.4%
5,074 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,875
96.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
81.7%
414 Graduates

About

Rhodes College is a higher education institution located in Shelby County, TN. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Rhodes College were General Business Administration & Management (83 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (46 degrees), and International Relations & Affairs (30 degrees).

In 2020, 515 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Rhodes College. 55.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (347 degrees), 6.94 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (50 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Rhodes College is $50,600, which is $22,200 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

dollarCosts

The median undergraduate tuition at Rhodes College is $50,600, which is $22,200 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,852.

In 2020, 93% of undergraduate students attending Rhodes College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 31% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$50,600
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Rhodes College was $50,600. The cost of tuition at Rhodes College is $22,200 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Rhodes College (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$29,852
2020 Value
2.55%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Rhodes College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,852. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Rhodes College grew by 2.55%.

This chart compares the average net price of Rhodes College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$11,631
Room and Board
$1,125
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Rhodes College was of $11,631 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125. The cost of room and board increased by 1.97% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at Rhodes College (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
31%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Rhodes College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Rhodes College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.17%
2018 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Rhodes College was 3.17%, which represents 10 out of the 315 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

View Data
Save Image

predictive-analysisAdmissions

Rhodes College received 5,074 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 2.55% annual decline. Out of those 5,074 applicants, 2,606 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 51.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,875 students enrolled at Rhodes College in 2020, and 40% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Rhodes College has an overall enrollment yield of 17%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

51.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,606
Accepted Out of 5,074

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Rhodes College was 51.4% (2,606 admissions from 5,074 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 44.7%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −2.55%, while admissions grew by 11.9%.

This chart compares the acceptance rate of Rhodes College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

SAT Scores

40%
Submission Percentage
177
Scores Submitted

40% of enrolled first-time students at Rhodes College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

This chart shows the SAT scores for the 25th and 75th percentile of applicants broken out into each section of the test that their are evaluated on.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

bookEnrollment

Rhodes College has a total enrollment of 1,875 students. The full-time enrollment at Rhodes College is 1,817 students and the part-time enrollment is 58. This means that 96.9% of students enrolled at Rhodes College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Rhodes College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.6% White, 10.1% Black or African American, 7.09% Asian, 6.29% Hispanic or Latino, 5.49% Two or More Races, 0.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0533% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Rhodes College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.6%), followed by White Male (26.6%) and Black or African American Female (5.82%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.9%), followed by White Male (31%) and Black or African American Male (10.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Rhodes College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,875 students. The full-time enrollment at Rhodes College is 1,817 and the part-time enrollment is 58. This means that 96.9% of students enrolled at Rhodes College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Rhodes College (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

87%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Rhodes College was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Rhodes College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Rhodes College (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,193
  2. Black or African American
    190
  3. Asian
    133

The enrolled student population at Rhodes College is 63.6% White, 10.1% Black or African American, 7.09% Asian, 6.29% Hispanic or Latino, 5.49% Two or More Races, 0.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0533% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 28 students (1.49%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

learningGraduates

In 2020, 59 more women than men received degrees from Rhodes College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Rhodes College is white (347 degrees awarded). There were 6.94 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (50 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Rhodes College is General Business Administration & Management (83 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (46 degrees) and International Relations & Affairs (30 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Rhodes College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (30 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (11 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (20 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Rhodes College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (429,699 people), Other managers (298,362 people), Postsecondary teachers (232,222 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (228,649 people), and Chief executives & legislators (138,930 people).

The most specialized majors at Rhodes College are History (30 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (11 degrees), Language & Linguistics (20 degrees), Physical Sciences (29 degrees), and Social Sciences (104 degrees).

View Data
Save Image

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Rhodes College are Surgeons, Physicians, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Aerospace engineers, and Computer hardware engineers

The most specialized majors at Rhodes College are History (30 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (11 degrees), Language & Linguistics (20 degrees), Physical Sciences (29 degrees), and Social Sciences (104 degrees).

View Data
Save Image

Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Rhodes College are Elementary & secondary schools (493,752 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (463,131 people), Legal services (337,576 people), Computer Systems Design (220,034 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (213,610 people).

The most specialized majors at Rhodes College are History (30 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (11 degrees), Language & Linguistics (20 degrees), Physical Sciences (29 degrees), and Social Sciences (104 degrees).

View Data
Save Image

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Rhodes College.
Most Common
  1. 83 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 46 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 30 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Rhodes College was General Business Administration & Management with 83 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at Rhodes College according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

228
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
287
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 228 degrees were awarded to men at Rhodes College, which is 0.794 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (287).

This chart displays the sex disparity between the top 5 majors at Rhodes College by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 51 degrees were awarded to men at Rhodes College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.59 times more than the 32 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 32 degrees were awarded to women at Rhodes College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.627 times less than the 51 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

82%
100% Completion Time
85%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 82% of students graduating from Rhodes College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 85% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 85% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Rhodes College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.45% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    347 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    50 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Rhodes College is white (347 degrees awarded). There were 6.94 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (50 degrees).

1.94% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    187 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    160 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Rhodes College is white female (187 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (160 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

briefcaseOperations

Rhodes College has an endowment valued at nearly $341M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.48M (1.61%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Rhodes College had a total salary expenditure of $88.4M. Rhodes College employs 69 Associate professors, 69 Assistant professors, and 40 Professors. Most academics at Rhodes College are Female Associate professors (37), Female Assistant professors(35), and Male Assistant professors (34).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rhodes College are: Service, with 76 employees, Management, with 61 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 52 employees.

Endowment

$341M
2020 Endowment
3.13%
decline from 2019

Rhodes College has an endowment valued at about $341M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Rhodes College declined 3.13% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $301M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Rhodes College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.7M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $11.3k - Local

As of 2020, Rhodes College received $1.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $11.3k from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Salary Expenditure

$38M
2020 Salaries
1.63%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Rhodes College paid a median of $38M in salaries, which represents 43% of their overall expenditure ($88.4M) and a 1.63% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.07% growth from 2018 and a 3.36% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$14.4M
Instructional Salaries
182
Number of Employees

In 2020, Rhodes College paid a total of $14.4M to 182 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
69 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
76 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Rhodes College were Associate professor with 69 employees; Assistant professor with 69 employees; and Assistant professor with 40 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rhodes College were Service with 76 employees; Management with 61 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 52 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Rhodes College was Female Associate professor with 37 employees, Female Assistant professor with 35 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 34 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Rhodes College.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart