Adventist University of Health Sciences

Orlando, FL 32803
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Adventist University of Health Sciences is one of the sixty-six private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Florida. The campus is located in an urban area, in Orlando.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,809 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 107 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 85 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 79%). Every year 19% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Adventist University of Health Sciences's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $13,800, and fees were $600. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $13,800 and $600 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students1,809
Student to Faculty Ratio8:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Seventh Day Adventists
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate79%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 43 148
Master's degree 10 12
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 91.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1996 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
09/22/1997 - 12/31/2013
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
02/01/2001 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
10/11/2007 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT920 to 1048
ACT19 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates $100

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$460/credit
In State Students$460/credit
Out of State Students$460/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$535/credit
In State Students$535/credit
Out of State Students$535/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $20,700 $20,700 $20,700
ADN 70 $32,200 $32,200 $32,200
BSN 125 $57,500 $57,500 $57,500
FNP 50 $26,750 $26,750 $26,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of Adventist University of Health Sciences's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 72% $3,517
Other Federal Grant 38% $320
State Grant & Scholarships 82% $3,309
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 40% $2,340
Federal Student Loans 62% $5,469
Private Loans 5% $3,138


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$18,221
$30,001 to $48,000$17,787
$48,001 to $75,000$21,012
$75,001 to $110,000$21,942
Over $110,000$24,373

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing.
Adventist University of Health Sciences
671 Winyah Drive
Orlando, FL 32803

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