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Southern California University of Health Sciences

16200 East Amber Valley Drive, Whittier, CA

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Southern California University of Health Sciences, a nonprofit private graduate level school, is located in Whittier, California. This school enrolls close to 710 students yearly. Fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Southern California University of Health Sciences offers graduate level degrees as a healthcare school.

The cost of tuition and fees for the chiropractic school program is estimated to be $28,000 each year. The chiropractic school has been accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education since 1971.

Graduate level tuition is expected to cost about $9,300 per year.

Here is a list of some of the programs Southern California University of Health Sciences offers:

  • Chiropractic
  • Acupuncture
  • Ayurvedic Medicine
  • Massage Therapy

Students may visit the school's website at http://www.scuhs.edu to get information on admissions, financial aid, student services and more available.

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Health and Clinical Professions

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • For part-time students, charges are between $400-$480 per unit
  • Tuition is estimated to be around $10,000 per year for graduate students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $260 to $310 per credit hour
  • Required fees for graduate students are around $820
  • Annual tuition estimates for specific graduate schools:
    • Chiropractic School: $31,000

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Receiving Grants & Scholarships38%$8,078
Student Loans (Federal)32%$8,760

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 2%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Southern California University of Health Sciences may offer student services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Chiropractic (D.C.) Program
    • * Accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education (since 1971)