Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences

Tel: (901)572-2468
1,043 students
Private not-for-profit
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 1,043 students (47% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is one of 10 community colleges within Shelby County, TN.
The nearest community college is Southwest Tennessee Community College (0.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,043 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,043 students
1,283 students
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
489 students
832 students
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 554 students
1,021 students
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences sch enrollment Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
31%
12%
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Black (2006-2012)
% White
64%
66%
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences More (2010-2012)
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences sch ethnicity Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences sta ethnicity
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. 0.49 0.45
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $11,830 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,830 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,830 $5,845
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,830 $10,047
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 25%
78%
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
ACT Composite Avg. 24
20
ACT English 25
19
ACT Math 22
20
ACT Writing 10 7
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Memphis public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,544 per year for in-state students and $13,672 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,596 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Memphis is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Memphis is Southwest Tennessee Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.