National University of Health Sciences

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Faculty

73 Faculty Members | 10:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

National University of Health Sciences is the nation's premier institution for health science education, offering you unparalleled preparation in expanding health care professions such as chiropractic, naturopathic and oriental medicine, acupuncture, massage therapy, biomedical science and more.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$19,961

Out of state

$19,961
Graduate

In state

$24,716

Out of state

$24,716

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
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Undergraduate Majors X

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
    • Biomedical Sciences, General
      • A general, program that focuses on the integrative scientific study of biological issues related to health and medicine, or a program in one or more of the biomedical sciences that is undifferentiated as to title. Includes instruction in any of the basic medical sciences at the research level; biological science research in biomedical faculties; and general studies encompassing a variety of the biomedical disciplines. See other colleges that offer this major
  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
      • A program that prepares individuals to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. Includes instruction in Western (Swedish) massage, sports massage, myotherapy/trigger point massage, myofascial release, deep tissue massage, cranio-sacral therapy, reflexology, massage safety and emergency management, client counseling, practice management, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics. See other colleges that offer this major

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems, General
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical imaging services to patients and attending health care professionals. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, patient positioning, radiographic technique, radiation biology, safety and emergency procedures, equipment operation and maintenance, quality assurance, patient education, and medical imaging/radiologic services management. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems, General
      • A general program that focuses on the theories, science, and practice of alternative and complementary medicine and medical systems. Includes instruction in understanding acupuncture, herbal medicine, naturopathy, homeopathy, and other alternative and complementary medicine modalities; mind-body therapies; nutrition; comparison of conventional and alternative medicine; and medical ethics; and may include training in specific alternative and complementary medicine modalities. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
      • A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of acupuncture, a Chinese system of health care and healing based on the use of pulse diagnosis, acupuncture point selection, and needle insertion, as well as herbs and other Asian treatment modalities. Includes instruction in basic Western medical sciences, Asian philosophy, Chinese medical anatomy and physiology, Chinese herbs, diagnostic techniques, patient observation and communication, acupuncture points and point selection, acupuncture techniques, acupuncture treatment of disease, pain management, practice management, and professional standards and ethics. Examples: [Acupuncture], [Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine], [Oriental Medicine] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$55
Graduate
$55
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
57%
Male Students
43%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian64.65%
  2. Black10.59%
  3. Hispanic/Latino8.32%
  4. Asian7.37%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities4.72%
  6. Not Specified3.21%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.57%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.57%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

738

Undergraduate students

88

Graduate students

650

Attendance breakdown

Full time
89%
Part time
11%

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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