1600 East Hill St
Signal Hill, CA 90755
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings

School Highlights

American University of Health Sciences serves 408 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 74%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 408 students
  • Private-state tuition: $22,684
  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 97%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

American University of Health Sciences ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 148% over five years.
American University of Health Sciences
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
77 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of American University of Health Sciences has grown by 61% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The American University of Health Sciences diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
408 students
5,216 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
22:1
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# Full-Time Students
408 students
1,660 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
354 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
323 students
1,580 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
85 students
54 students
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CA All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
n/a
% Asian
57%
14%
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% Hispanic
14%
45%
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% Black
8%
5%
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% White
3%
26%
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% Hawaiian
6%
n/a
% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
2%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.64
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years) (Year 2007)
84%
38%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.02%
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$40,900
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $22,684 is more than the state average of $20,540. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$22,684
$20,540
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
91%
86%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$37,584
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$16,332
$6,239
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Acceptance Rate
50%
89%
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • AUHS  is a Christian-based, Minority-served  Private University and it offers Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Pharm Sciences, and Master of Science in Clinical Research in the Long Beach area.
  • Students can obtain healthcare degrees in the school of nursing, school of pharmacy or clinical research professions. AUHS is minority owned and places emphasis on the development of quality allied health professionals for the local and global community. From the foundation of training and health sciences degrees obtained, AUHS graduates are empowered to answer God’s call to provide care and service in the healthcare field to the world at large.
  • Our mission at AUHS is accomplished through the creation of a strong and caring academic environment where excellence, diversity, and the development of the entire person—mind, body and spirit—is addressed and where teaching/learning, research, service and scholarship is valued and supported.
  • www.auhs.edu--(GeneralInformation)
  • BSNinfo@auhs.edu (for nursing)
  • BSPSinfo@auhs.edu (for BSPS-PrePharm)
  • MSCRinfo@auhs.edu (for MSCR)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does American University of Health Sciences cost?

American University of Health Sciences's private state tuition is approximately $22,684.

What is the acceptance rate of American University of Health Sciences?

The acceptance rate of American University of Health Sciences is 50%, which is lower than the state average of 89%. American University of Health Sciences's acceptance rate is ranked among the top community colleges in California with low acceptance rates.

What is American University of Health Sciences's ranking?

American University of Health Sciences ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Lowest acceptance rates, Average community college minority breakdown, Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation) and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 408 students
  • Private-state tuition: $22,684
  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 97%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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The average community college acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Los Angeles County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Los Angeles County, CA is Los Angeles Film School. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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