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The American University of Health Sciences, located in Signal Hill, CA, was founded in 1994 Kim Dang and Gregory Johnson to provide quality education and produce qualified health scientists and health professionals. AUHS received it accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). AUHS is a Christian college and adheres to the values of love and caring for humankind, justice, and respect. Additionally, AUHS is committed to serving underrepresented populations.
AUHS values intellectual engagement, professional excellence and clinical research and scholarship, service to mankind diversity and Christian values. AUHS provides 4 year programs and a strong academic environment to give students the skills necessary to succeed in patient care, research, and pharmaceuticals.
Programs offered are:
- Biomedical Studies
- Pharmacy Technician
- Medical Assistant
Pharmacy technician and medical assistant are certificate programs.
Admissions and Financial Aid
Interested students should schedule an appointment with an admissions counselor and complete the application packet with all the required documentation along with the application fee. Individuals will then be asked to a second interview with the dean and admissions director to determine admission. Once this is complete an enrollment agreement will be given and an appointment will be made with a financial aid counselor to determine tuition fee plans and determine financial aid eligibility.
The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (B)
- Students who complete this program take, on average, $14,100 in student loans**
- About forty students were granted degrees last year
Clinical Research Coordinator (B, M)
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The cost of attendance is approximately $64,500 per year, after the grants, scholarships and other forms of aid are calculated. In order to calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The cost to submit an application is $80. Financial aid information may be obtained by contacting the financial aid office at (562) 988-2278 x20. The figures listed are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details
- The estimated tuition range is around $30,000-$36,000 per year
- Required fees for full-time students: $740
Graduate Courses - Tuition Details
- Tuition is estimated to be around $19,000 per year for graduate students
- Required fees for graduate students are around $320
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$3,613|
|Receiving Student Loans||88%||$7,571|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 11%.
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