Crichton College

255 N. Highland

Memphis, TN 38111-1375

General Information

Type: Private institution
Year Founded: 1941
Religious Affilation: Christian nondenominational
Academic Calendar: Semester
Size of Undergraduate Student Body: 972
Geographical Setting: Urban


Application Fee: $25
Application Deadline: August 21
Selectivity: Selective


Tuition and Fees: $10,248
Room/Board: $5,844

Student Services

Basic Services Offered: nonremedial tutoring, health insurance
Remedial Services Offered: reading, math
Counseling Services Offered: career, academic, older student, other


Career Services Offered: resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training

Students That Enter the Job Market…

Within 6 Months of Graduation: N/A
Within 1 Year of Graduation: N/A
Within 2 Years of Graduation: N/A
Firms that Hire Most Graduates: N/A


Does the school have a library on campus? – Yes
Is it a member of a library consortia? – Yes
Number of books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents: 55,833
Number of current serial subscriptions: 303
Number of microforms: 75,929
Number of audiovisuals: 2,092
Number of ebooks: 29,617
Other library facilities: N/A

Museums or other Special Academic Buildings on Campus: N/A


Is a computer course required? – Yes
Is a computer required? – No
Number of available computers for all students: 33
Available internet access? – Yes
Available email accounts? – Yes
Computers available in: computer center/labs, library, student center

Number of available wired connections available in…

The Library (not including computer labs): 0
Classrooms: 0
Labs: 0
Other areas: 0

Is there a wireless network? – Yes
Where is wireless available? – in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
Wireless simultaneous connection capacity: 1,000

Recommended operating system: Microsoft
Percentage of hosting units owned by college for internet access: 0%
Are students permitted to have webpages? – No
Is there online registration? – No


Campus Safety Services Offered: late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life Overview

Percentage of undergrads that live in college-owned housing: N/A
Percentage of Male Undergrads Living in Fraternities: N/A
Percentage of Female Undergrads Living in Sororities: N/A
Percentage of students on campus on weekends: N/A

College Housing

Does the school offer students housing? – Yes
Percentage of students living in college-owned housing: N/A
Housing available for all unmarried students? – Yes
If on-campus housing is unavailable, does school provide assistance? – No
Available types of campus housing: apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students

Percentage of college-owned housing units that are…

Singles: 0%
Doubles: 0%
Triples or Suites: 0%
Apartments: 100%
Other: 0%

Number of college-owned housing buildings: N/A

Percentage of college-owned housing units that have…

A sprinkler system: N/A
Fire alarms: N/A
Wired high-speed internet access: 0%

Campus Size: 7 acres

Transportation (distances in miles)

Nearest airport(s): Memphis (9), Memphis (9)
Nearest train station: Memphis (9)
Nearest bus station: Memphis (8)
Does public transportation serve campus? – Yes
Are all students allowed to have cars on campus? – Yes
Percentage of students with cars on campus: 95%

Student Employment

Is there school employment? – Yes
Percent of undergraduates that worked on campus in 2005-2006: – 9%
Average undergraduate wage: 3,389
Are freshmen discouraged from working their first term? – No

Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC)

Army ROTC: Not offered
Navy ROTC Not offered
Air Force ROTC: Not offered

Rules and Regulations

Is legal alcohol permitted on campus? – No
Other policies: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited


Most popular events: Fall Retreat, Spring Banquet, and Fall Contemporary Christian Concert