General Information About Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences
Grounded in Christian principles and building on the legacy of professional health care education which began in 1912, Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is a private, specialized institution located in Memphis that focuses on undergraduate health care education. In partnership with the Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation, the College prepares health care practitioners—in the fields of diagnostic medical sonography (ultrasound), health care management, medical radiography, nuclear medicine technology, nursing, radiation therapy, and respiratory care—for the southern region, particularly the tri-state area of Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi. The College seeks to attract diverse students who share commitments to spiritual values and ethics, academic excellence, and lifelong professional development. The College curriculum, while specialized, reflects the importance of a strong general education foundation for the health care professional.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Weekend/evening college
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Dual credit
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Bachelor's degree
- City: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 557 Percent Admitted 39% Men Admitted 32% Women Admitted 41% Full Time Retention Rate 76%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 22 24 English 20 23 Math 21 24
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,075 Native American 4 Asian 25 African American 335 Hispanic 19 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 478 Enrolled FullTime Graduates