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National University of Health Sciences

National University of Health Sciences is college with 121 students located in Lombard, IL.

Medicine and Allied Health School


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The leader in chiropractic education since 1906, National University is respected worldwide for success in balancing healing arts and science with broad-scope integrative medicine and patient-centered care.

Since its inception, National University has blazed new trails by continuously raising its admissions requirements and academic standards. This heritage continues today as the institution brings that same educational excellence to its programs in naturopathic medicine, acupuncture, oriental medicine, massage therapy, and more.

National University is a leader in the growing field of integrative medicine. We set the standard in training for careers in health care and prepare students to become first-contact, primary care physicians who are fully qualified to diagnose, treat and manage a wide range of conditions.

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 121
Gender 29% Male / 71% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 52% Full Time / 48% Part Time
Ethnic Diversity
White 65%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 3%
Hispanic/Latino 7%
Ethnicity Unknown 4%
Black or African American 14%
Asian 6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%


Campus housing is available for undergraduates. Freshman allowed to have car. Pets allowed in dorms.

5% of students live on-campus.

  • Apartments for Married Students
  • Apartments for Single Students
  • Housing Offered


Student Publications: The Synapse

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Student Newspaper
  • Fraternities
  • Sororities

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center tutoring reduced course load study skills assistance
  • Computer Services: libraries wireless network available student web hosting available dorms wired for access to campus-wide network dorms wired for high speed internet connections
  • Counseling Services: financial aid counseling health services
  • Facilities: learning resource center, medical library, onsite clinic
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): internships
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Biomedical Sciences (97%), Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage (2%)

Majors Offered


A program that prepares individuals to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. Includes instruction in Western (Swedish) massage, sports massage, myotherapy/trigger point massage, myofascial release, deep tissue massage, cranio-sacral therapy, reflexology, massage safety and emergency management, client counseling, practice management, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Massage Therapists
Perform therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints. May assist in the assessment of range of motion and muscle strength, or propose client therapy plans.


A general, program that focuses on the integrative scientific study of biological issues related to health and medicine, or a program in one or more of the biomedical sciences that is undifferentiated as to title. Includes instruction in any of the basic medical sciences at the research level; biological science research in biomedical faculties; and general studies encompassing a variety of the biomedical disciplines.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
Conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation, research and development, or other related activities. Includes physicians, dentists, public health specialists, pharmacologists, and medical pathologists who primarily conduct research.

Administration & Faculty

President James F. Winterstein
President Joseph Stiefel, MS, EdD, DC
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 68
Student : Faculty Ratio 6 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 52 : 47
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 16
Tenure Track Faculty 36
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 36
No Status Faculty 10




Admission Considerations

Very Important: Academic GPA, Character Personal Qualities

Admissions Websites



Sticker Price

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $14,406 Same as On-Campus
Fees $427 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $14,833 $14,833

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