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New Refectory and Residence Hall Enhance the Campus Experience »

Ribbon cutting at refectory

Cutting the ribbon at the remodeled refectory, left to right: Thomas Threlkeld ’16, the fourth generation of Threlkelds to attend Rhodes, and a Clarence Day Scholar; Devon Shiland ’15, an undeclared major focused in the areas of humanities and the social sciences; Tom Dorer, regional vice president, ARAMARK Corp.; Bill Michaelcheck ’69, chairman, Rhodes Board of Trustees; Mary Catherine Reeves ’13, Rhodes Student Government president and student trustee; President Bill Troutt; David Jeter, Chemistry professor and senior member of the faculty; Jane Wright, CEO and President, Hanbury Evans, Wright and Vlattas Architects; Shane Watson ’14, president of the Black Student Association; Justin Grinder of Grinder, Taber & Grinder, General Contractors; Martha McGeachy ’88, Rhodes Department of Human Resources. Under the arch: John Rone ’71, director of College Events and the Meeman Center

Professor Milton Moreland Receives 2012 Jameson M. Jones Award for Outstanding Faculty Service »

Prof. Milton Moreland

Professor Milton Moreland receives award from Dean Michael Drompp

Crain Field Dedication »

Lester Crain Jr.

Lester Crain Jr. ’51

Rhodes Welcomes New Faculty »

Opening Convocation

First-years on their way to Opening Convocation, led by professors Gary Lindquester and Bette Ackerman

Class of 2016 Profile

Admission Statistics

  • 4,302 applications received
  • 2,295students accepted, or 53% of the applicant pool
  • 565 students enrolled this fall: 11 transfers and 554 first-year students

Multicultural Students

Multicultural students make up 21% (123 students) of the class of 2016:

  • African American (28)
  • Asian (53)
  • Hispanic (23)
  • Other (19)

Academic Credentials for the Class of 2016

  • 50% ranked in the top 10% of their class
  • 54% attended public high schools, 46% private high schools
  • 78% reported a grade point average equal to or above 3.5
  • The middle 50% range of SAT scores is 1200 to 1350, and ACT, 27 to 31


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