Adventist University of Health Sciences

  • 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 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Adventist University of Health Sciences is one of 14 community colleges within Orange County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Adventist University of Health Sciences is Fortis College-Winter Park (1.2 miles away).

Top Placements

Adventist University of Health Sciences places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 137 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Adventist University of Health Sciences(FL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty137 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Adventist University of Health Sciences has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Adventist University of Health Sciences diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,090 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:138:1
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# Full-Time Students806 students487 students
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# Part-Time Students1,284 students655 students
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# Undergraduate Students674 students487 students
# Graduate Students132 students30 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
184184
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
5%
2%
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% Hispanic
15%
24%
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% Black
11%
17%
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% White
52%
69%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
14%
-
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Diversity Score0.670.60
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$53,800$30,300
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $12,430 is less than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,430$15,054
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$22,702$11,875
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$6,334
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Acceptance Rate100%86%
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SAT Total Avg.871871
SAT Reading442442
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SAT Math429429
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ACT Total Avg.5467
ACT Composite1822
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ACT English1824
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ACT Math1821
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Source: 2016 (or 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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