Adventist University of Health Sciences

Tel: (407)303-7742
2,090 students
Private, non-profit
  • Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences, located near downtown Orlando, specializes in allied health and nursing education. The College works closely with Florida Hospital to give students the clinical experience that only a major medical center can provide. Florida Hospital, a 1,478 bed medical center, is the largest of more than 350 health care facilities, worldwide, operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The hospital is internationally recognized for its programs in heart and orthopedic surgery, organ transplantation, and limb replantation.
School Highlights
Adventist University of Health Sciences serves 2,090 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Adventist University of Health Sciences is one of 14 community colleges within Orange County, FL.
The nearest community college is Fortis College-Winter Park (1.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 137 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Adventist University of Health Sciences (FL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 137 staff 34 staff
Adventist University of Health Sciences Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 2,090 has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,090 students 634 students
Adventist University of Health Sciences Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 36:1
Adventist University of Health Sciences Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 806 students 468 students
Adventist University of Health Sciences Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 1,284 students 457 students
Adventist University of Health Sciences Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Adventist University of Health Sciences Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 674 students 468 students
# Graduate Students 132 students 30 students
Adventist University of Health Sciences Graduation BreakDown FL All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
184 184
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
5%
2%
Adventist University of Health Sciences Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
15%
23%
Adventist University of Health Sciences Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
11%
17%
Adventist University of Health Sciences Black (2006-2014)
% White
52%
46%
Adventist University of Health Sciences White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Adventist University of Health Sciences More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
14%
8%
Adventist University of Health Sciences Unknown (2006-2011)
Adventist University of Health Sciences Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.67 0.70
Adventist University of Health Sciences Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $10,780 is less than the state average of $15,020. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $10,780 $15,020
Adventist University of Health Sciences In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89% 91%
Adventist University of Health Sciences % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Percent Admitted 100% 73%
Adventist University of Health Sciences Percent Admitted (2006-2014)
SAT Total Avg. 871 871
SAT Reading 442 442
Adventist University of Health Sciences SAT Reading (2010-2014)
SAT Math 429 429
Adventist University of Health Sciences SAT Math (2010-2014)
ACT Total Avg. 54 54
ACT Composite 18 18
Adventist University of Health Sciences ACT Composite (2010-2014)
ACT English 18 18
Adventist University of Health Sciences ACT English (2010-2014)
ACT Math 18 18
Adventist University of Health Sciences ACT Math (2010-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The College offers outstanding educational programs. Degree choices include baccalaureate degrees in nursing and radiologic sciences. Associate of science degrees in diagnostic medical sonography (general or cardiovascular ultrasound), nuclear medicine, nursing, occupational therapy assistant, pre-professional studies, and radiography. Certificate programs are available in advanced placement - diagnostic medical sonography, advanced modalities - cardiovascular interventional technology, computed tomography, magnetic resonance, mammography, and nuclear medicine. General education courses in liberal arts and sciences are also taught on our campus. Contributing to academic excellence on-campus is a Learning Resource Center and the Robert Arthur Williams Library containing outstanding collections of print and video information in nursing and allied health fields. Campus Ministries are a vital part of student life. This special dimension provides students with Christian educational experiences that include assembly programs, music, drama, and the camaraderie of Christian friends. Students have access to the Florida Hospital Seventh-day Adventist Church, which is within walking distance of our campus. The church offers weekly services throughout the year. Student life at Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences is a vital part of the campus pulse, where a positive school spirit stimulates a creative, innovative and fun learning environment. The Student Services Department offers a wide variety of social events, Christian activities, and services all of which are the dimensions of college life that build good memories and successful endeavors! Florida Hospital College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

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