Meharry Medical College


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

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 contributions 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 2017 Enrollment: Graduate 826

Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid From Any Source: 87%

Tuition and Fees for Dental Program: $64,620 (average)

Tuition and Fees for Medical Program: $57,449 (average)

Tuition and Fees for Graduate Programs: $23,330 - $38,885

Founded: 1876 Degrees Offered: Master's, Doctorate

Number of Degrees Awarded Summer 2016 to Spring 2017: 218

Student to Faculty Ratio: 4 to 1