Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences

  • 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 989 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.

Top Rankings

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Tennessee for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 152 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences(TN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions SchoolsBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty152 staff81 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment989 students1,209 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:113:1
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# Full-Time Students436 students656 students
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# Part-Time Students553 students553 students
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# Undergraduate Students420 students656 students
# Graduate Students16 students16 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-13 students
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
8%
6%
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% Black
41%
18%
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% White
46%
69%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.610.49
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$54,800$29,000
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $10,412 is more than the state average of $6,149. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,412 is less than the state average of $15,358. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$10,412$6,149
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,412$15,358
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$33,976$12,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate60%83%
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ACT Total Avg.7257
ACT Composite2419
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ACT English2519
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ACT Math2319
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ACT Writing1010
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is Southwest Tennessee Community College (0.5 miles away).
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