American University of Health Sciences

1600 East Hill St
Signal Hill, CA 90755-0000
Tel: 5629882278
School Highlights
  • American University of Health Sciences serves 252 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • American University of Health Sciences is one of 52 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is Wyotech-Long Beach (2.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 55% over five years.
American University of Health Sciences(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level4 or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty31 staff92 staff
American University of Health Sciences Total Faculty (2008-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 252 has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 34% over five years.
Total Enrollment252 students7,516 students
American University of Health Sciences Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio8:144:1
American University of Health Sciences Student Staff Ratio (2008-2016)
# Full-Time Students252 students1,613 students
American University of Health Sciences Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students-5,903 students
American University of Health Sciences Part-Time Students (2007-2011)
American University of Health Sciences Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students244 students1,490 students
# Graduate Students8 students80 students
American University of Health Sciences Graduation BreakDown CA All Graduation Breakdown
% Asian
71%
13%
American University of Health Sciences Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
11%
37%
American University of Health Sciences Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
5%
7%
American University of Health Sciences Black (2007-2016)
% White
9%
32%
American University of Health Sciences White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
2%
3%
American University of Health Sciences More (2014-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
3%
American University of Health Sciences Non Resident (2008-2016)
American University of Health Sciences Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups 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.0.470.73
American University of Health Sciences Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
84%
29%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,900$34,900
American University of Health Sciences Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2010-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $22,684 is more than the state average of $18,802. The private state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$22,684$18,802
American University of Health Sciences In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%78%
American University of Health Sciences % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$36,398$9,500
American University of Health Sciences Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$14,666$5,500
American University of Health Sciences Median debt for students who have not completed (2011-2015)
Acceptance Rate50%96%
American University of Health Sciences Percent Admitted (2012-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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)

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Wyotech-Long Beach
    Private, for profit
    1,136 students | 2.90 Mi2161 Technology Place
    Long Beach CA  90810
    (562)624-9530
    2.901,136
  • 24,403 students | 3.30 Mi4901 E. Carson St.
    Long Beach CA  90808
    (562)938-4111
    3.3024,403
  • 310 students | 5.70 Mi272 S Fries Ave l Los Angeles Harbor
    Wilmington CA  90744
    (310)816-5700 x 5721
    5.70310
  • 7,611 students | 5.80 Mi1111 East Artesia Blvd.
    Compton CA  90221
    (310)900-1600
    5.807,611
  • 10,145 students | 6.40 Mi1111 Figueroa Place
    Wilmington CA  90744
    (310)233-4000
    6.4010,145
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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,802 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California 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 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.