Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences in Memphis

Memphis, TN

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Overview

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences offers 30-degree programs and 3 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 10:1. Acceptance Rate is 54%. The most popular test is SAT - 12% of students submitted it in comparison to 88% of students who submitted ACT. 8.9% are women, and 91.1% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is 9287$, that is at the level of national average. Total price of living is between $15592 and $20733 per year. 41% of full-time Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $54,100, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$9,287
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By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$5,618
$30,001 - $48,000$8,997
$48,001 - $75,000$12,430
$75,001 - $110,000$11,903
$110,001+$11,520

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 2200

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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6%

Types of financial aids

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841 of Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 72 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences number 55 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Tennessee.

Students at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending

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$54,100

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate

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41%
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Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences graduation rate is below the national average.

41% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This index doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

5 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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54%

In comparison to National Average

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences acceptance rate is below national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 69%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 15%.

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54%
BELOW AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $0 - $10k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 72%, so Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 18%.

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54%
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Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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42%

Total

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42%

Full time

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1%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

59%

Part-time retention rate

0%

The Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences full-time retention rate is 59% and part-time retention rate is 0%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it demonstrates that school offers quality curriculum, pleasant student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences students submitting SAT scores

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12%

Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
1640 - 1740

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 580 - 600
Math: 570 - 620
Writing: 490 - 520

SAT Test Score Range

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ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences students submitting ACT scores

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88%

Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
23 - 27

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 20 - 23
Math: 20 - 22
Writing: 0 - 0

ACT Test Score Range

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SAT Score Converter

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Most students in the Class of 2017 will take the new SAT, and most colleges will convert old SAT scores to new SAT scores.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is 10:1, that means that for every 10 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

10:1
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Men/Women

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in U.S., but not in Tennessee.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences offers 30 programs in total: 27 are for Bachelor's degree and 3 are Associate's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 32 universities in Shelby county. Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is one of the few institutions in Shelby that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 3 distance education programs that are provided in the Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences: 3 are for Bachelor's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Tennessee state average data to help you compare.

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Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1011 students with 30317 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 1003 Monroe Ave

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Religious affiliation: Baptist

Calendar system: Trimester

General Phone Number: +9015722468

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: bchs.edu

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