Meharry Medical College

Overview of Meharry Medical College

Meharry Medical College is found in NASHVILLE, TN. NASHVILLE is a large city. Applicants to the school are attracted by its United Methodist identity. Meharry Medical College is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Doctoral degree at the school.

Areas of Study

Meharry Medical College has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. The school is known for its programs in medicine.

Meharry Medical College Selectivity

Admission to Meharry Medical College is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

Students numbered 752 in 2007-2008 at Meharry Medical College. The school has a large minority student population.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Meharry Medical College exists to improve the health and health care of minority and underserved communities by offering excellent education and training programs in the health sciences; placing special emphasis on providing opportunities to people of color and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, regardless of race or ethnicity; delivering high quality health services; and conducting research that fosters the elimination of health disparities."

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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