Adventist University of Health Sciences

Tel: (407)303-7742
2,293 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 2,293 students (32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Adventist University of Health Sciences is one of 13 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 118 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
College Adventist University of Health Sciences Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 118 staff
61 staff
Adventist University of Health Sciences Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,293 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,293 students 1,315 students
Adventist University of Health Sciences Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
22:1
Adventist University of Health Sciences Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 737 students
815 students
Adventist University of Health Sciences Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,556 students
1,061 students
Adventist University of Health Sciences Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Adventist University of Health Sciences Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 604 students 807 students
# Graduate Students 133 students 23 students
Adventist University of Health Sciences Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% Asian
6%
5%
Adventist University of Health Sciences Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
21%
20%
Adventist University of Health Sciences Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
15%
15%
Adventist University of Health Sciences Black (2006-2013)
% White
47%
49%
Adventist University of Health Sciences White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Adventist University of Health Sciences More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
9%
6%
Adventist University of Health Sciences Unknown (2006-2013)
Adventist University of Health Sciences Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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. 0.71 0.70
Adventist University of Health Sciences Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $11,830 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,830 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,830 $5,590
Adventist University of Health Sciences In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,830 $10,086
Adventist University of Health Sciences Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 184 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
Adventist University of Health Sciences % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 13%
81%
Adventist University of Health Sciences Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
SAT Total Avg. 871
945
Adventist University of Health Sciences SAT Total (2010-2013)
SAT Reading 442
465
Adventist University of Health Sciences SAT Reading (2010-2013)
SAT Math 429
480
Adventist University of Health Sciences SAT Math (2010-2013)
ACT Total Avg. 54
58
Adventist University of Health Sciences ACT Total (2010-2013)
ACT Composite 18
20
Adventist University of Health Sciences ACT Composite (2010-2013)
ACT English 18
19
Adventist University of Health Sciences ACT English (2010-2013)
ACT Math 18
19
Adventist University of Health Sciences ACT Math (2010-2013)
Source: 2013 (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
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    Winter Park, FL 32789
    (407)843-3984
    1.2034
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    Orlando, FL 32803
    (954)400-2000
    2.20367
  • 41,907 students | 2.60 Mi190 South Orange Avenue
    Orlando, FL 32801
    (407)299-2187
    2.6041,907
  • 805 students | 2.70 Mi5421 Diplomat Circle
    Orlando, FL 32810
    (4.0)762-8587
    2.70805
  • 345 students | 4.10 Mi2600 Lake Lucien Drive Suite#240
    Maitland, FL 32751
    (407)261-0319
    4.10345
Did You Know?
For Orlando private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,009 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 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Orlando is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Orlando. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.