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Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences

Website: http://www.bchs.edu
Address: 1003 Monroe Ave , Memphis , Tennessee - 38104
Phone: (901) 572-2468
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's
Campus setting
Large City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Special Focus Institutions--Other health professions schools
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Baptist
Calendar system Trimester
Remedial services No
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers No
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC No
Study abroad No
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $25
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
354
52
302
Percent admitted
46%
46%
46%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
28%
4%
32%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
-
-
SAT Math
-
-
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
22
24
ACT English
20
23
ACT Math
21
24
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $8,220
Out-of-state tuition $8,220
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $4,056
On-campus other expenses $6,296
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
98%
-
Federal grant aid
35%
$2,741
State or local grant aid
82%
$4,252
Institutional grant aid
65%
-
Loan aid
57%
$4,694
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
929
13%
87%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 929
Estimated graduates enrolled 0
Undergraduates 24 years old -
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old -
GRADUATION RATE
Total 34%
Men 33%
Women 34%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 34%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 34%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 34%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $7,400 $8,150 $9,020 $9,730 7.9%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,100 10.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $3,900 $4,056 $4,056 $4,056 0.0%
Other $6,008 $6,296 $6,296 $5,600 -11.1%
Off Campus          
Room and board $6,500 $6,760 $6,760 $6,760 0.0%
Other $6,320 $6,546 $6,546 $6,250 -4.5%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $6,008 $6,296 $6,296 $6,000 -4.7%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $18,308 $19,502 $20,372 $20,486 0.6%
Off Campus $21,220 $22,456 $23,326 $23,840 2.2%
Off Campus with Family $14,408 $15,446 $16,316 $16,830 3.2%
 

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 557 117 440
Percent admitted 39% 32% 41%
Percent admitted who enrolled 25% 16% 27%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
Other Test (Wonderlic,WISC-III,etc) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
ACT 55 100%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/1999 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/21/2001 -   Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers 7/1/1998 -   Accredited
Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists 7/1/1998 -   Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist 11/28/1970 -   Accredited