A view of Palmer quad from the top of the physics tower
In the Classroom and Beyond
A group of smiling students enjoying breakfast in the refectory
Residential by Design
An enthusiastic professor teaches a small group of students in the language lab
Scholarship is Curiosity

aerial view of a college campus

The college has released a new economic impact study revealing it contributes $316.6 million to the local economy every year. The analysis also found Rhodes graduates are among the highest paid in Tennessee. 

two teachers giving a demonstration in front of a classroom

Rhodes is ranked No. 22 among small schools on the Peace Corps ’ 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. Ten alumni currently are volunteers.

“Our college’s demanding liberal arts curriculum has served our candidates well,” says Dr. Scott Newstok, co-director of post-graduate fellowships at Rhodes. “The Fulbright Program is increasingly competitive, which makes it all the more impressive that Rhodes students consistently earn these awards. 

head shot of a college professor

The essay provides history about the early life of Abe Fortas, a Rhodes alumnus who served as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice from 1965 to 1969.

Rhodes Theatre Guild's performance of pool (no water) is the first of four productions planned for McCoy Theatre's spring season.

students sitting around a table in a Model UN simulation

Twenty high schools from Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Alabama will send about 300 delegates to debate and solve world issues in a simulation of the UN General Assembly and the United Nations Security Council Feb. 16-18.

Rhodes plans events, panels, and observances around the MLK50 anniversary.

The inauguration of the 20th president of Rhodes.

Rhodes is now accepting applications for the new Master of Arts in Urban Education.