Christian Brothers University


650 East Parkway South, Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 321-3000 - phone
(901) 321-3494 - fax
Tollfree - (877) 321-4CBU

Christian Brothers University, founded in 1871, is a Catholic institution of higher education in the tradition of the Christian Brothers. It is the largest private, comprehensive university in West Tennessee, emphasizing excellence in teaching and individualized attention to the whole person in a values-oriented interfaith educational community. The University prepares students for professional careers and lives of moral responsibility and constructive community involvement. The first private institution in Memphis to integrate, it always has welcomed people of all faiths. CBU offers undergraduate programs in engineering, business, sciences, liberal arts, nursing, and education as well as graduate programs in business administration, education, Catholic studies, engineering management, and physician assistant studies. 

Vital Statistics

Fall 2015 Enrollment: Graduate 432 - Undergraduate 1,410

Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid From Any Source: 95%

Tuition and Fees: $29,316

Room and Board: $6,400 - $11,000

Founded: 1871

Degrees Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

Number of Degrees Awarded Summer 2013 to Spring 2014: 444

Student to Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1