Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,112
2.21% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$9,772
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.31%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
69.3%
456 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
890
41.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
43.8%
32 Graduates

About

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is a higher education institution located in Shelby County, TN. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences were Registered Nursing (136 degrees awarded), Radiographer (19 degrees), and Health Care Administration & Management (17 degrees).

In 2020, 222 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences. 91.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 8.56% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (133 degrees), 1.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (74 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is $11,112, which is $−3,288 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is $11,112, which is $−3,288 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,772.

In 2020, 93% of undergraduate students attending Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$11,112
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences was $11,112. The cost of tuition at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is $−3,288 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$9,772
2020 Value
3.13%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,772. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences grew by 3.13%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,308
Room and Board
$940
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences was of $5,308 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $940. The cost of room and board decreased by 5.58% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 0.212% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 24% with respect to 2019, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.31%
2018 Default Rate
20
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences was 5.31%, which represents 20 out of the 377 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences received 456 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 10.4% annual growth. Out of those 456 applicants, 316 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 69.3% acceptance rate.

There were 890 students enrolled at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences in 2020, and 7% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences has an overall enrollment yield of 22.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

69.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
316
Accepted Out of 456

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences was 69.3% (316 admissions from 456 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 59.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 10.4%, while admissions grew by 28.5%.

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SAT Scores

7%
Submission Percentage
5
Scores Submitted

7% of enrolled first-time students at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences has a total enrollment of 890 students. The full-time enrollment at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is 367 students and the part-time enrollment is 523. This means that 41.2% of students enrolled at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.9% White, 43.3% Black or African American, 5.17% Hispanic or Latino, 1.91% Asian, 0.787% Two or More Races, 0.225% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.2%), followed by Black or African American Female (33.6%) and White Male (5.56%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (42.9%), followed by White Female (42.9%) and Asian Female (14.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

41.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences, both undergraduate and graduate, is 890 students. The full-time enrollment at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is 367 and the part-time enrollment is 523. This means that 41.2% of students enrolled at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    400
  2. Black or African American
    385
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    46

The enrolled student population at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is 44.9% White, 43.3% Black or African American, 5.17% Hispanic or Latino, 1.91% Asian, 0.787% Two or More Races, 0.225% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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In 2020, 184 more women than men received degrees from Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is white (133 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (74 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is Registered Nursing (136 degrees awarded), followed by Radiographer (19 degrees) and Health Care Administration & Management (17 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (214 degrees awarded) and Biology (8 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences are Registered nurses (1,354,817 people), Physicians (471,738 people), Medical & health services managers (181,398 people), Pharmacists (179,986 people), and Postsecondary teachers (155,964 people).

The most specialized majors at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences are Health (214 degrees awarded) and Biology (8 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Athletes and sports competitors, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences are Health (214 degrees awarded) and Biology (8 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,825,462 people), Offices of physicians (350,624 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (344,405 people), Elementary & secondary schools (324,280 people), and Outpatient care centers (273,060 people).

The most specialized majors at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences are Health (214 degrees awarded) and Biology (8 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences.
Most Common
  1. 136 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 19 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 17 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences was Registered Nursing with 136 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

19
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
203
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences, which is 0.0936 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (203).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 8 degrees were awarded to men at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences in Registered Nursing, which is 0.0625 times less than the 128 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 128 degrees were awarded to women at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences in Registered Nursing, which is 16 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
48%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 29% of students graduating from Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    133 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    74 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is white (133 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (74 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    117 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    71 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is white female (117 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (71 degrees).

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Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences has an endowment valued at nearly $56.5M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $555k (0.982%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences had a total salary expenditure of $18.4M. Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences employs 38 Assistant professors, 13 Associate professors, and 9 No academic ranks. Most academics at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences are Female Assistant professors (29), Female Associate professors(12), and Male Assistant professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences are: Management, with 24 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 16 employees, and Service with 15 employees.

Endowment

$56.5M
2020 Endowment
9.63%
growth from 2019

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences has an endowment valued at about $56.5M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences grew 9.63% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $46.1M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $571k - Federal
  2. $19.5k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences received $571k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $19.5k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$10.4M
2020 Salaries
0.0696%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences paid a median of $10.4M in salaries, which represents 56.4% of their overall expenditure ($18.4M) and a 0.0696% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.16% growth from 2018 and a 0.571% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.38M
Instructional Salaries
67
Number of Employees

In 2020, Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences paid a total of $5.38M to 67 employees working as instructors, which represents 51.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
38 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
24 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences were Assistant professor with 38 employees; Associate professor with 13 employees; and Associate professor with 9 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences were Management with 24 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees; and Service with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences was Female Assistant professor with 29 employees, Female Associate professor with 12 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 9 employees.

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