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American University of Health Sciences

American University of Health Sciences is an Associate's college with 280 students located in Signal Hill, CA.

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AUHS is a Christian-based, minority-serving university where the values of faith in God, love of humankind, and respect for all persons, irrespective of differences are embraced. The University is also a minority serving organization dedicated to providing high quality education to prepare underrepresented groups and others as competent and compassionate health care professionals and researchers. Through this outreach, the University harnesses the talents and abilities of persons currently underrepresented in healthcare and research while improving the dissemination of culturally appropriate care. As a Christian-based, Minority-Serving and Minority Owned University, AUHS is dedicated to providing high quality education to prepare underrepresented groups and others as competent and compassionate health care professionals and researchers. Through this outreach, the University harnesses the talents and abilities of persons currently underrepresented in healthcare and research while improving the dissemination of culturally appropriate care. The University also supports the faculty in their service and research endeavors and believes that the faculty is our partner in achieving our missions and goals. As we strive as a University to grow and give back to the communities we serve, we realize that our success is based upon a sacred promise to God and a partnership trust with the community in building relationships that help us grow and flourish. We are humbled by this charge.

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 280
Gender 31% Male / 69% Female
Geography 1% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 33% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2%
Multi-racial 2%
International 1%
Hispanic/Latino 10%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 71%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries
  • Remedial Coursework

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other (100%), Pharmaceutical Sciences (0%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on the basic sciences that underlie drugs and drug therapy and that prepares individuals for further study and/or careers in pharmaceutical science and research, pharmaceutical administration and sales, biotechnology, drug manufacturing, regulatory affairs, and related fields. Includes instruction in mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, statistics, pharmaceutics, pharmacology and toxicology, dosage formulation, manufacturing, quality assurance, and regulations.

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.
Pharmacists
Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. May advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications.

Any instructional program in registered nursing, nursing administration, nursing research, and clinical nursing not listed above.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.
Nurse Practitioners
Diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team. May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform, or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x rays. May prescribe medication. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.

Administration & Faculty

President Kim Dang
Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Full-time Faculty 31
Student : Faculty Ratio 11 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 41 : 58
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Acceptance Rate: 50.0% accepted of 4 applications

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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $26,521 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$30K-$48K $28,199
$75K-$110K $28,092

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $19,548, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $19,548 Same as On-Campus
Fees $3,135 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $9,744
Books $1,500 $1,500
Total (before financial aid) $24,183 $33,927

Students Receiving Aid

100% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 67% $3,302
Federal Scholarships/Grants 33% $1,767
Institutional Grants 67% $1,874
Other Loans 67% $7,221
Pell Grants 33% $1,767
Student Loans 67% $10,523

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.auhs.edu/page/page_post.php?linkid=105&pageid=5.

Estimate the net price for you at http://auhs.edu/page/page_post.php?linkid=105&pageid=5#.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

54% of students graduated on time.

89% of students graduated in six years.

33% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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