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American University of Health Sciences


At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 4-year or above


118 Faculty Members | 5:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The American University of Health Sciences, formerly American Institute of Health Sciences, was originally founded in 1994 as a postsecondary training institution to educate and equip students for life careers in the field of health education and to produce quality health care professionals for the community and the country.

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cost & financial aid

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Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
Did not receive aid
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 63.0% $5,749
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 88.0% $10,905
Loans 88.0% $13,553

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Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
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Undergraduate Majors X

    • Pharmaceutical Sciences
      • A program that focuses on the basic sciences that underlie drugs and drug therapy and that prepares individuals for further study and/or careers in pharmaceutical science and research, pharmaceutical administration and sales, biotechnology, drug manufacturing, regulatory affairs, and related fields. Includes instruction in mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, statistics, pharmaceutics, pharmacology and toxicology, dosage formulation, manufacturing, quality assurance, and regulations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      • A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance. See other colleges that offer this major

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Administration
  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
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Graduate ProgramsX

    • Clinical Research Coordinator
      • A program that prepares individuals for careers as clinical research administrators or clinical research coordinators where they work under the supervision of a Principal Investigator to organize, coordinate and administer clinical research trials. Includes instruction in pharmacology, medical terminology, foundations of clinical research, project management, ethics, research design and data management, and legal and regulatory compliance . See other colleges that offer this major
    • Nursing Education
      • A program that prepares registered nurses to teach in academic and clinical settings, including staff development. Includes instruction in advanced nursing practice, nursing role development, curriculum and instruction, program and course design, clinical instruction, and evaluation of learning. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Nursing Administration
      • A program that prepares registered nurses to manage nursing personnel and services in hospitals and other health care delivery agencies. Includes instruction in principles of health care administration, resource and financial management, health care law and policy, medical personnel management, and managed care operations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
      • A program that prepares registered nurses to provide independent general care for family groups and individuals in the context of family living. Includes instruction in family theory and intervention, role synthesis, family primary care, nursing practice and health care policy, holistic practice, pediatric practice, gerontological practice, health assessment, clinical pharmacotherapeutics, clinical techniques, and pathopsychology. See other colleges that offer this major
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
Male Students

Student Ethnicities
  1. Asian49.6%
  2. Hispanic/Latino23.41%
  3. Black11.11%
  4. Caucasian6.15%
  5. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander3.57%
  6. Two Or More Ethnicities3.18%
  7. Not Specified1.79%
  8. American Indian/Alaska Native1.19%

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Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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