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American University of Health Sciences Overview

Located in Signal Hill, California, American University of Health Sciences is a private for-profit institution. The suburban atmosphere of Signal Hill makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is American University of Health Sciences Known For?

55 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at AUHS Signal Hill is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 59% of the faculty were full-time.
  • It takes the average AUHS Signal Hill student 4.0 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

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American University of Health Sciences Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at AUHS Signal Hill.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#9 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#95 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#139 Best Value Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards AUHS Signal Hill has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#40 Best Registered Nursing Schools College Factual
#46 Best Nursing Schools College Factual
#56 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual
#67 Highest Paid Health Professions Graduates College Factual
#113 Best Health Professions Schools College Factual
#146 Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing College Factual

Where Is American University of Health Sciences?

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Contact details for AUHS Signal Hill are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1600 East Hill St, Signal Hill, CA 90755-3612
Phone: 562-988-2278
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/auhs.edu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/american_edu

How Do I Get Into AUHS Signal Hill?

You can apply to AUHS Signal Hill online at: https://www.auhs.edu/admissions/admission-forms/

American University of Health Sciences has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford American University of Health Sciences?

91% Take Out Loans

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At AUHS Signal Hill, approximately 91% of students took out student loans averaging $12,044 a year. That adds up to $48,176 over four years for those students.

American University of Health Sciences Undergraduate Student Diversity

323 Full-Time Undergraduates
77% Women
93% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are also 85 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 323 full-time undergraduates at AUHS Signal Hill, 23% are male and 77% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of American University of Health Sciences students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 156
Black or African American 27
Hispanic or Latino 94
White 18
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 26

Online Learning at American University of Health Sciences

0 Took All Classes Online

American University of Health Sciences Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Nursing 55 55
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0
TOTAL 55 55

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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