Adventist University of Health Sciences

Tel: (407)303-7742
2,671 students
Public institution
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 2,671 students (26% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Adventist University of Health Sciences is one of 16 community colleges within Orange County, FL.
The nearest community college is Fortis College-Winter Park (1.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Adventist University of Health Sciences Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,671 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,671 students
1,283 students
Adventist University of Health Sciences Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
689 students
832 students
Adventist University of Health Sciences Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,982 students
1,021 students
Adventist University of Health Sciences Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Adventist University of Health Sciences sch enrollment Adventist University of Health Sciences sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 2,575 students 1,269 students
# Graduate Students 96 students 42 students
Adventist University of Health Sciences sch graduate Adventist University of Health Sciences sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
6%
2%
Adventist University of Health Sciences Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
13%
7%
Adventist University of Health Sciences Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
13%
12%
Adventist University of Health Sciences Black (2006-2012)
% White
65%
66%
Adventist University of Health Sciences White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Adventist University of Health Sciences More (2008-2012)
Adventist University of Health Sciences sch ethnicity Adventist University of Health Sciences sta ethnicity
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. 0.54 0.45
Adventist University of Health Sciences Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $10,780 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,780 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $10,780 $5,845
Adventist University of Health Sciences In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,780 $10,047
Adventist University of Health Sciences Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 96%
78%
Adventist University of Health Sciences Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
SAT Total Avg. 871
940
Adventist University of Health Sciences sat total (2010-2012)
SAT Reading 442
465
Adventist University of Health Sciences sat reading (2010-2012)
SAT Math 429
475
Adventist University of Health Sciences sat math (2010-2012)
ACT Composite Avg. 18
20
ACT English 18
19
ACT Math 18
20
Source: 2012 (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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Did You Know?
For Orlando public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,579 per year for in-state students and $9,893 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,808 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Orlando is 96%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Orlando is International Academy of Design and Technology-Orlando. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.