Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences

Tel: (901)572-2468
1,170 students
Public institution
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences provides quality education in a Christian atmosphere to prepare health care professionals for diverse practice environments. As a learning community, our focus is on preparing health care professionals in nursing and allied health for the diverse practice environment of the twenty-first century. Learning takes place not just in the classroom setting, but in some of the finest medical facilities available. Our curriculum includes both general and health studies as well as major-specific coursework in order to prepare competent and caring health care professionals. Students tell us that they value our small classes, availability of faculty and staff, our Christian atmosphere, and our emphasis on clinical education.
School Highlights
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences serves 1,170 students (45% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is one of 9 community colleges within Shelby County, TN.
The nearest community college is Southwest Tennessee Community College (0.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 44% over five years.
College Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences (TN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 65 staff
28 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,170 has grown by 18% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,170 students 472 students
# Full-Time Students 526 students
369 students
# Part-Time Students 644 students
216 students
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hispanic
1%
3%
% Black
34%
17%
% White
60%
73%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.52 0.44

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $11,830 is more than the state average of $3,525. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,830 is less than the state average of $13,647. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,830 $3,525
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,830 $13,647
Percent Admitted 54%
83%
ACT Total Avg. 81
67
ACT Composite 24
19
ACT English 25
19
ACT Math 22
19
ACT Writing 10
10
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Memphis private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,018 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Memphis community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.41, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Memphis is Southwest Tennessee Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.