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Baptist Memorial College Of Health Sciences

Baptist Memorial College Of Health Sciences

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences was established in 1912 as the Baptist Memorial Hospital. The College of Health Sciences was established in December of 1994. BMCHS is located in Memphis, Tennessee.

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences offers majors in medical radiography, nursing, radiation therapy, health care management, nuclear medicine technology, diagnostic medical sonography, and respiratory care. Students are awarded Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees through the following academic divisions:

  • Division of Allied Health
  • Division of General Studies
  • Division of Nursing

Clubs and organizations like the Nursing Honor Society, Alpha Eta Honor Society, Allied Health Student Association, Brothers and Sisters in Christ, and Student Government Association are available to students.

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Contacting Baptist Memorial

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences
1003 Monroe Ave
Memphis , TN 38104
General Phone: (901) 572-2468
http://www.bchs.edu

Baptist Memorial Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine142registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology50nuclear medical tech, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer
Medical Administration9health care administration

Number of programs and degrees for Baptist Memorial in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree2017

Baptist Memorial Student Body

In 2007-2008, Baptist Memorial had a total enrollment of 925 students (867 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 2%
Women 98%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 61%
Black 32%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 11%
20-21 20%
22-24 25%
25-29 20%
30-34 12%
35-39 7%
40-49 6%
50-64 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Tennessee84%
Mississippi12%
Arkansas2%
Louisiana2%

Baptist Memorial Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 83 %

Baptist Memorial Room and Board (2007)

Baptist Memorial offers campus housing for 100 of its 867 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Memphis, Tennessee for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Tennessee Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Baptist Memorial Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total35416246%4528%
Men522446%14%
Women30213846%4432%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal2023
ACT Math2124
ACT Composite2224

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT100%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Baptist Memorial Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 9,020
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,020
Room and board $ 4,056
Room charge $ 1,600
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 6,296

Financial Aid:
Baptist Memorial participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3440300)

Baptist Memorial Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1244

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*4$84,295
Assistant professorcalendar year5$73,33028$73,345
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
No academic rankcalendar year0*3$63,038
All faculty totalcalendar year6$72,46236$73,110

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*1*
Associate professoracademic year2*4$52,782
Assistant professoracademic year3$44,2142*
Instructoracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year6$50,6288$52,216

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Baptist Memorial Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

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Baptist Memorial Highlights

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What Sets Baptist Memorial Apart:

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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Notable:
checked Baptist affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing

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