Meharry Medical College


1005 D.B. Todd Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 327-6223 - phone
(615) 327-6228 - fax

Meharry Medical College founded in 1876, is the nation’s largest private,
independent historically black academic health center dedicated to educating
minority physicians and other health professionals. True to its heritage, it is a United
Methodist Church affiliated institution. The College is particularly well known for its
uniquely nurturing, highly effective educational programs; emerging preeminence
in health disparities research; culturally-sensitive, evidence-based health services;
and significant contribution to the diversity of the nation’s health professions
workforce. Diverse Issues in Higher Education’s ranking of institutions annually lists
Meharry as a leading national educator of African Americans with M.D. and D.D.S.
degrees and Ph.D. degrees in the biomedical sciences.

Vital Statistics

Fall 2013 Enrollment: Graduate 801

Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid From Any Source: 90%

Tuition and Fees for Dental Program: $54,419 (average)

Tuition and Fees for Medical Program: $47,251 (average)

Tuition and Fees for Graduate Programs: $19,904 -$32,899

Founded: 1876

Degrees Offered: Master's, Doctorate

Number of Degrees Awarded Summer 2012 to Spring 2013: 200

Student to Faculty Ratio: 3 to 1