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Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is a private not-for-profit institution located in Memphis, Tennessee. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

136 Undergraduate Degrees
$16,628 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
54% Acceptance Rate

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Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Rankings

Baptist College of Health Sciences is ranked #6 out of 47 schools in Tennessee.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Baptist College of Health Sciences.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#64 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Baptist College of Health Sciences has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#16 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#26 Best Colleges for the Money College Factual

Where Is Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences?

Location of Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences

Contact details for Baptist College of Health Sciences are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1003 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38104
Phone: 901-572-2468
Website: www.bchs.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BCHSHcare?ref=hl
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BCHSHCARE

How Do I Get Into Baptist College of Health Sciences?

You can apply to Baptist College of Health Sciences online at: app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=bchs#tbd

Admission Requirements for Baptist College of Health Sciences

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Baptist College of Health Sciences?

54% Acceptance Rate
92% Of Accepted Are Women
0% Submit SAT Scores
Baptist College of Health Sciences has an acceptance rate of 54%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 8% of accepted students are men and 92% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 50%, and the acceptance rate for women is 54%.

Average Test Scores

About 0% of students accepted to Baptist College of Health Sciences submitted their SAT scores.Baptist College of Health Sciences received ACT scores from 100% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 28. Math scores were between 19 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences  ( 20 to 28 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences  ( 19 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences  ( 19 to 28 )
1
36

Can I Afford Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences?

$16,628 Net Price
79% Take Out Loans
4.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Baptist College of Health Sciences is $16,628. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Baptist College of Health Sciences, approximately 79% of students took out student loans averaging $6,265 a year. That adds up to $25,060 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Baptist College of Health Sciences is 4.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Undergraduate Student Diversity

420 Full-Time Undergraduates
88% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 971 undergraduate students at Baptist College of Health Sciences, with 420 being full-time and 551 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Baptist College of Health Sciences

There are also 18 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 420 full-time undergraduates at Baptist College of Health Sciences, 12% are male and 88% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Baptist College of Health Sciences

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Baptist College of Health Sciences Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 135
Hispanic or Latino 41
White 225
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

Geographic Diversity

Tennessee students aren't the only ones who study at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences. At this time, 3 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences

42 Took All Classes Online
396 Took At Least One Class Online
67.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 396 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Baptist College of Health Sciences has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 7th most popular in Tennessee for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Baptist College of Health Sciences

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences was 67.8%. This is the #237 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Baptist College of Health Sciences regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Baptist College of Health Sciences ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Baptist College of Health Sciences.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #48
Nursing #62

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 136 136
Nursing Practice 0 0
TOTAL 136 136

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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