RHODES COLLEGE, MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE - ADMISSION

Memphis, TennesseeLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1848Established Year
  2010Enrollment

Rhodes College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 23rd 2019By -  Sonal vaid

Rhodes College admissions are competitive with an acceptance rate of 51%. It is a Private College. It offers various Bachelors’ and 3 Master’s programs in different disciplines and follows a semester-based academic calendar. The College is famous for its majors in Business, Social Sciences, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Psychology and few others.

  • Applications are invited for Fall, Spring and Summer seasons.
  • The undergraduate applicants can apply through the Common application
  • The graduate applicants have to apply through the College’s Online Application Portal.

Highlights

Application portalUndergraduate: Common Application, Online Application
Graduate: Online Application
Application FeeNA
Enrolment deposit$400
Acceptance rate51%
Average SAT score1220-1410
Average ACT score27-32
Mode of paymentCredit/Debit card
Academic calendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall, Spring, and Summer
Financial aidStudent loans, Grants, Scholarships

Rhodes College Admission Deadlines

DeadlineDate
Undergraduate
Early Decision IDecision I: November 1
Decision II: January 1
Early ActionNovember 15
Regular DecisionJanuary 15
Transfer ApplicantsSpring: November 1
Fall: April 1

Rhodes College International Student Admissions

The ‘Common application’ for the international and US applicants is the same. However, international applicants have to meet additional requirements.

Admission Requirements for International Students:

  • Official High school/ baccalaureate transcripts that should be translated into English.
  • SAT or ACT scores
    • SAT code: 1730
    • ACT code: 4008
  • The college accepts both TOEFL and IELTS score as proof of English proficiency.
  • Recommendation by the teacher.
  • Report form of the student from the previous school.
  • Finance certificates.
  • Financial aid application for international students.

Language Requirements for International Students

International applicants can submit either TOEFL or IELTS score to demonstrate English language proficiency. The minimum scores required by the college are given below

TestMinimum score required
TOEFL95
IELTS7.0

Visa Process for International Students

Applicants who wish to study at Rhodes College must have a non-immigration visa, usually an F-1 or J-1 visa. Applicants must have the following documents in order to apply for visa.

  • Rhodes College will issue SEVIS generated I-20 form
  • Complete the application form along with photograph
  • A passport which is valid for 6 months from the date of applying for visa.
  • A receipt of the visa processing fee
  • Financial evidence

Rhodes College Undergraduate Admissions

The applicants have to apply through ‘Common Application’. The basic requirement for all the courses is the same.

Where to apply: Common Application or Online Application Portal of the College

Admission Requirements: Required forms are:

  • Instructor Recommendation
  • School Report
  • Midyear Report
  • Final Report
  • Early Decision Agreement

Undergraduate students are required to complete the following tests:

  • Official SAT or ACT
    • Rhodes College "superscores" the SAT and ACT scores, which means that the highest score earned by the applicant on each section regardless of which dates the tests were taken will be considered. However, the college will not superscore between the old and new SAT formats.
    • Rhodes College does not evaluate the Writing score from either test.
  • TOEFL or IELTS score

Rhodes College Graduate Admissions

Rhodes College offers 3 programs in graduate studies. However, the specific requirements may vary for each course, the basic requirements are the same like GMAT/GRE scores and an undergraduate degree.

Students applying to the graduate programs offered at Rhodes College must do so through the Online Application portal available on the official website of the college.

  • The programs have distinct application deadlines
  • There is no application fee.
  • The minimum English language proficiency required is:
  • The supporting documents may include:
    • Essay
    • LORs

Rhodes College provides the following graduate courses:

  • Master of Arts in Urban Education
  • Master of Science in Accounting

The applicants must choose which decision plan is right for them. First-year students can choose from three application options; The Early Decision applicants are those who make a commitment to Rhodes as their first-choice institution and agree that, if admitted, they will enroll and withdraw all other applications. Then, there is the Early Action plan where applicants submit their application early but are not making a binding commitment. It's great for students who want to apply early but aren't yet ready to make their final college choice.

Lastly, Regular Decision is for applicants who find Rhodes a little later during senior year or want to wait for new transcripts or test scores to become available.

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