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American University of Health Sciences

1600 East Hill St, Signal Hill, CA

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History

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.

Academics

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:

  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • 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.

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Programs Offered

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 (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

- Pharmacy Technician (C)

  • 59% repayment rate for students who completed this program*
  • Student loans borrowed for this program total about $3,500**
  • About thirty students were granted degrees last year

- Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (B, C)

  • Students who complete this program take, on average, $14,100 in student loans**
  • About twenty students were granted degrees last year

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 $75. 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$3,613
Receiving Student Loans88%$7,571

IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.