Adventist University of Health Sciences

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School Overview

Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU), formerly the Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences, is a higher education institution in Orlando, Florida that is affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, a Protestant Christian denomination. ADU focuses on higher education and training in allied health and nursing. The institution is closely associated with the Adventist Health System (a non-profit Seventh-day Adventist owned health care organization) and Florida Hospital.

The Adventist University of Health Sciences is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It is also accredited by the Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventists. Many of ADU’s programs are individually accredited.

General Information

Admission Office

671 Winyah Drive

Orlando, FL 32803

(407) 303-7742

(800) 500-7747

Fax: (407) 303-9408



Contact: Kaite Shaw

Director of Admissions
Main Address

671 Winyah Drive

Orlando, FL 32803

(407) 303-7747

www.FHCHS.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,369

Setting

Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $8,170 $8,770 $9,280 $9,580 +3.23%
Books and Supplies $2,070 $2,130 $2,220 $2,280 +2.70%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $5,194 $5,402 $5,434 $5,434 0.00%
Other $3,966 $4,212 $4,594 $4,620 +0.57%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $6,150 $6,332 $11,088 $11,088 0.00%
Other $3,966 $4,212 $4,594 $4,620 +0.57%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $19,400 $20,514 $21,528 $21,914 +1.79%
In-state Off Campus $20,356 $21,444 $27,182 $27,568 +1.42%
In-state with Family $10,240 $10,900 $11,500 $11,860 +3.13%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $17,085
In-state Student Fees $1,620
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $17,085
Out-of-state Student Fees $1,620

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 51 93%
Grant or scholarship aid 46 84% $220,037 $4,783
• Federal grants 25 45% $69,802 $2,792
• Pell grants 25 45% $61,152 $2,446
• Other Federal grants 16 29% $8,650 $541
Local and state government scholarships or grants 42 76% $140,089 $3,335
Institutional scholarships or grants 5 9% $10,146 $2,029
Student loans 28 51% $163,160 $5,827
• Federal student loans 28 51% $132,460 $4,731
• Other student loans 2 4% $30,700 $15,350

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOC/PHD AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 355 18 206 7
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 4
Biomedical Sciences, General 4
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 351 18 203 7
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 7 19
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist 10 3
Nurse Anesthetist 18
Occupational Therapist Assistant 21
Radiologic Technology/science – Radiographer 164 30 4
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 180 123
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 3
General Studies 3
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Diagnostic Medical Sonography A,B
Health Services – General A,B
Nuclear Medical Technology A
Nursing (RN) A,B
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A,B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*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.

Adventist University of Health Sciences Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(407) 303-7742
Website:www.adu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.adu.edu/apply
Address:671 Winyah Drive, Orlando, FL 32803
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,912
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):17%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,053 (55% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$13,480
Out-of-state Tuition:$13,480
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,909

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Adventist University of Health Sciences Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Education11
Health Professions and Related Programs1364
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total2484

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Adventist University of Health Sciences.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs131
Grand total131

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Adventist 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,480
Out-of-state$13,480
Books and supplies$2,310

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$28,703
Out-of-state$28,703

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid6993%
Grant or scholarship aid6791%$4,909
Student loan aid4155%$8,255

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid99855%$4,818
Federal student loans1,00856%$7,412

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Adventist 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 Adventist University of Health Sciences students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants32953276
Percent admitted100%64%79%
Percent admitted who enrolled28%21%29%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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

Adventist University of Health Sciences Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,912
Undergraduate enrollment1,659
Graduate enrollment253

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

Adventist University of Health Sciences Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*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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