Southern California University of Health Sciences

Overview

At a Glance

School type

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

Faculty

163 Faculty Members | 15:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Our mission is to educate students as competent, caring and successful integrative healthcare practitioners. The University is committed to providing excellence in academics, service, scholarship, and leadership through the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, the College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and the School of Professional Studies.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$17,040

Out of state

$17,040
Graduate

In state

$34,795

Out of state

$34,795

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

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
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Undergraduate Majors X

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
    • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
      • A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations. See other colleges that offer this major

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Physician Associate/Assistant
  • Medical Science/Scientist
  • Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Physician Associate/Assistant
      • A program that prepares individuals to practice medicine, including diagnoses and treatment therapies, under the supervision of a physician. Includes instruction in the basic medical and clinical sciences and specialized preparation in fields such as family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology, general surgery, psychiatry, and behavioral medicine; the delivery of health care services to homebound patients, rural populations, and underserved populations; and community health services. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Medical Science/Scientist
      • An undifferentiated clinical science program that prepares clinicians to conduct clinical and translational research in various areas. Note: programs that prepare clinicians to conduct research in specific scientific fields should report under the relevant CIP code series (e.g., Series 26 Biological and Biomedical Sciences). Examples: [Medical Scientist (MS)], [Medical Scientist (PhD)] 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
$50
Graduate
$50
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
57%
Male Students
43%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian35.51%
  2. Hispanic/Latino24.57%
  3. Asian19.84%
  4. Not Specified9.55%
  5. Black5.39%
  6. Two Or More Ethnicities3.84%
  7. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1.06%
  8. American Indian/Alaska Native0.24%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

2,588

Undergraduate students

1,810

Graduate students

778

Attendance breakdown

Full time
62%
Part time
38%

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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