Adventist University of Health Sciences

Tel: (407)303-7742
2,090 students
Private not-for-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.
College Adventist University of Health Sciences (FL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 137 staff
30 staff

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 576 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
# Full-Time Students 806 students
468 students
# Part-Time Students 1,284 students
457 students
# Undergraduate Students 674 students 439 students
# Graduate Students 132 students 30 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 184 184
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
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

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
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
Percent Admitted 100%
SAT Total Avg. 871
SAT Reading 442
SAT Math 429
ACT Total Avg. 54
ACT Composite 18
ACT English 18
ACT Math 18
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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Fortis College-Winter Park
    Private for-profit
    14 students | 1.20 Mi1573 W. Fairbanks Ave Suite #100
    Winter Park FL  32789
  • 43,217 students | 2.60 Mi190 South Orange Avenue
    Orlando FL  32801
  • 634 students | 2.70 Mi5421 Diplomat Circle
    Orlando FL  32810
  • 418 students | 4.10 Mi2600 Lake Lucien Drive Suite#240
    Maitland FL  32751
  • Centura Institute
    Private for-profit
    47 students | 4.30 Mi6359 Edgewater Drive
    Orlando FL  32810
Did You Know?
For Orlando private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,616 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Orlando community colleges have a 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. of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Orlando is Sanford-Brown College-Orlando. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.