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  • 14
    AVERAGE CLASS SIZE
  • 1,898
    ENROLLMENT
  • 97%
    OF FULL-TIME DAY UNDERGRADS RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID
  • 105
    FULL TIME FACULTY
  • 67%
    FRESHMAN LIVE ON CAMPUS
  • 34
    FAITHS REPRESENTED IN STUDENT BODY
  • 45+
    REGISTERED STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
  • 12%
    INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
  • 24
    COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

Are you looking for a more individualized college experience?

Forget the 300-seat auditorium classrooms. CBU is a private university where small classes and close faculty relationships make for a highly personalized education. You’ll know your professors, and they’ll know you. It is these close, mentoring relationships that distinguish a CBU education. It’s why CBU is consistently rated as one of the best universities in the Southeast and in the nation.

Because when it comes to excellence, small is huge.

Academic Programs

CBU‘s four undergraduate schools are home to more than 70 majors and concentrations in the arts, business, engineering, and the sciences. Here, in a highly personalized learning environment, you’ll work alongside faculty who are experts in their field. Highly challenging, exceptionally practical – ours is a preparation unlike any other.

Academic Experiences Outside the Classroom

CBU's academic experience extends far beyond the classroom walls.

Internships

In Memphis, you'll find myriad opportunities for professional internships, providing you a practical perspective and invaluable experience – both highly attractive to prospective employers. A few of the companies and organizations that CBU students intern with include employers. A few of the companies and organizations that CBU students intern with include AT&T, FedEx, Memphis Grizzlies, First Tennessee, and St. Jude's Children Research Hospital.

Research

CBU students across all majors can participate in professional research as undergraduates, an opportunity often reserved for graduate – level students at large institutions.

Study Abroad

Our study abroad program, through the Lasallian Consortium, offers destinations in 14 countries across five continents – including Australia, Brazil, China, England, France, Italy, Mexico, South America, and more.

Service

As one of six Lasallian universities in the U.S., CBU places an emphasis on service to others. Our students are reaching out, and as they do, they acquire a different, deepened, more meaningful education.

ROTC

Freshmen and sophomores may register for ROTC courses and receive credit toward their degrees. Enrollment does not entail any military commitment.

Visit Campus

We can tell you you about CBU, but experience can be a verb, and this is something you‘ll want to experience for yourself. Tour our 75-acre campus in the heart of midtown Memphis, meet current students, chat with professors, and see where you‘ll be living. We have lots to show you! And Memphis is a really cool city too.

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Cost & Financial Aid

One of the main principles of a Lasallian education is “inclusivity”...

...and inclusivity starts with making sure a quality, private college education is possible and affordable for everyone. CBU is annually ranked among the nation’s “best buy” institution, and more then 90% of our traditional undergraduate students received financial assistance. Our goal is to help you reach your goals – both academically and financially.

Apply Now

CBU welcomes applications from students who are not only academically successful but making an impact on the world around them. Admissions to CBU is competitive. Each application is reviewed based on grade point average, standardized test scores, personal writing sample, and an academic recommendation.

You can apply with either CBU‘s Online Application, a CBU application by mail, or through the Common Application.

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