American University of Health Sciences

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School Overview

The American University of Health Sciences (AUHS) was founded on Christian values and exists to provide students from diverse cultures a higher education in healthcare and health sciences. The university offers various degrees including Master’s of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR), Doctor of Pharmacy, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

AUHS resided in a small town located within the Greater Los Angeles metro area and is within driving distance of all that Los Angeles has to offer. The university has an up-to-date brick’n mortar and online library system that offers an extensive selection of literary works and educational resources for students.

As an institution founded on Christian values, AUHS is dedicated to promoting humanitarian efforts and encourages its students to provide ongoing acts of service within the local community and throughout the world. The school regularly hosts a variety of humanitarian events including food drives, blood drives, and toy drives. It has even sponsored international humanitarian aid trips for students providing service to people of third world countries.

If you’re interested in attending a diverse multicultural, Christian school that offers superior academic programs, then you should take the time to get to know the American University of Health Sciences.

General Information

1600 Hill St, Signal Hill, CA 90755-3612

General Phone: (562) 988-2278
Website URL: auhs.edu
Type of Institution: Private for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards Offered: One but less than two years certificate
BA/BS degrees
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Campus setting: Suburb: Large
On-campus housing: No
Student Population: 83 (81 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty: 4 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $30,000 $30,000 $30,000 $30,000 0.00%
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $11,352 $11,352 $11,352 $11,352 0.00%
Other $4,080 $4,080 $4,080 $4,080 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $46,432 $46,432 $46,432 $46,432 0.00%
In-state with Family $31,000 $31,000 $31,000 $31,000 0.00%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 15 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 15 100% $86,230 $5,749
• Federal grants 15 100% $86,230 $5,749
• Pell grants 15 100% $81,000 $5,400
• Other federal grants 5 33% $5,230 $1,046
Local and state government scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Institutional scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Student loan financial aid 10 67% $11,450 $1,145
• Federal student loans 10 67% $11,450 $1,145
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS Master Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 25 1 41
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 25 1 41
Clinical Research Coordinator 1
Pharmacy Technician/assistant 41
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 25
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

American University of Health Sciences Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Website: www.auhs.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online: www.auhs.edu/admissions/admission-forms/
Address: 1600 East Hill St, Signal Hill, CA 90755-3612
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 384
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 100%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 384 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $23,329
Out-of-state Tuition: $23,329
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $13,076

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

American University of Health Sciences Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at American University of Health Sciences.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Health Professions and Related Programs 121
Grand total 121

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at American University of Health Sciences and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $23,329
Out-of-state $23,329
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $25,769
Out-of-state $25,769

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 2 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 2 100% $13,076
Student loan aid 2 100% $17,427

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 268 91% $3,741
Federal student loans 264 90% $6,110

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for American University of Health Sciences. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled American University of Health Sciences students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

American University of Health Sciences Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 384
Undergraduate enrollment 359
Graduate enrollment 25

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

American University of Health Sciences Accreditation

This institution is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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