Adventist University of Health Sciences

Orlando, FL

Adventist University of Health Sciences (formerly Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences) is regionally accredited and specializes in nursing and allied health education.

Website: www.adu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,491
Undergraduate
Students
(79.9%) 1,192 Women
(20.1%) 299 Men
318
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
97% of 317 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
July 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
450-508 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
470-540 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$28,122
Tuition and Fees
$15,150
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Trimester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
89
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Orlando Population
220,186
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Orlando
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
10% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.3% Asian
16.3% Black/African-American
30.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
40.2% White
3.9% Unknown
International Students
0.8% from 13 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   3
History   3
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some July 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
671 Winyah Drive
City, State, Zip
Orlando, FL 32803
Phone
(407) 303-7742
Fax
 

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
July 1
Application Fee
$20
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins July 15
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
May 1
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
97% of 317 applicants were admitted
Women
97% of 261 applicants were admitted
Men
96% of 56 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
275 (90%) of 307 admitted students enrolled
Women
230 (91%) of 253 admitted students enrolled
Men
45 (83%) of 54 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
97% of 264 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
450-508 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
3%
Score of 500 - 600
33%
Score of 400 - 500
54%
Score of 300 - 400
8%
Score of 200 - 300
1%
SAT EBRW
470-540 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
8%
Score of 500 - 600
43%
Score of 400 - 500
47%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
19-23 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
0%
Score of 24 - 29
10%
Score of 18 - 23
52%
Score of 12 - 17
37%
Score of 6 - 11
1%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$28,122
Tuition and Fees
$15,150
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
$2,310
Other Expenses
$6,462
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@adu.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Final deadline July 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 031155
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found to Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
Need-Based Gift
Not reported
Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,615 (84.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,615 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,615 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
5 (.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
6%
Average Award
$16,470
Need-Based Gift
Received by 768 (47.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,670
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 907 (56.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,500
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 646 (40.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
847 (44.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,500

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
71.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
29.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Home Economics, Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
1,251
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Not reported
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Trimester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Biological/life sciences, Liberal arts/general studies
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Summer session
Study Abroad
Not offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
89
Part-Time Faculty
153
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
18%
Regular Class Size
Not reported
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Not accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Not available

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
59,032
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
47
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Physical Therapy

Location and Setting


Orlando Population
220,186
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Orlando
Campus Size
9 acres

Weather

Temperature
49 average low in January, 91 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
3 miles from campus in Orlando
Nearest Train Station
4 miles from campus in Orlando

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
10% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
91%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student nursing association, student occupational therapy association, pre physician assistant, pre medical school, campus ministries
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,491
Women
1,192 (79.9%)
Men
299 (20.1%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
575
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.3% Asian
16.3% Black/African-American
30.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
40.2% White
3.9% Unknown
International Students.
0.8% from 13 countries
Average Age
29
All Graduate Students
318

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
Not reported

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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