Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences

Memphis, TN 38104
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Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is one of the forty-four private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Tennessee. The campus is located in an urban area, in Memphis.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,075 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 79 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 57 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 72%). Every year 71% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $10,152, and fees were $1,390. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $10,152 and $1,390 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students1,075
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Baptist
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 8 165
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 91.4%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1999 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/21/2001 - Current

Admission

54%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
ACT19 to 28
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$423/credit
In State Students$423/credit
Out of State Students$423/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $19,035 $19,035 $19,035
ADN 70 $29,610 $29,610 $29,610
BSN 125 $52,875 $52,875 $52,875
FNP 50 -- -- --
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 43% $4,185
Other Federal Grant 9% $550
State Grant & Scholarships 78% $5,168
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 82% $4,243
Federal Student Loans 69% $5,535
Private Loans 2% $3,500

$10,114

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,096
$30,001 to $48,000$6,643
$48,001 to $75,000$11,703
$75,001 to $110,000$13,748
Over $110,000$13,778

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Student Population

1,075

Undergrads

0

Graduates

972

Women

103

Men

47%

Full-time

53%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
52%
Black/African American
41%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
2%
Two or more races
1%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Tennessee state board of nursing.

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences
1003 Monroe Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
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