American College of Healthcare Sciences in Portland

Portland, OR

American College of Healthcare Sciences offers 15-degree programs and 15 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 20:1. Acceptance Rate is 94%. 8.5% are women, and 91.5% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at American College of Healthcare Sciences is 20857$, that is above national average.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The American College of Healthcare Sciences is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$20,857
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By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, American College of Healthcare Sciences students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$20,857
$30,001 - $48,000--
$48,001 - $75,000--
$75,001 - $110,000--
$110,001+--

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Types of financial aids

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238 of American College of Healthcare Sciences undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 57 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes American College of Healthcare Sciences number 44 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Oregon.

Students at American College of Healthcare Sciences awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal grant aid.

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

All programs offered completely via distance education

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in American College of Healthcare Sciences.

Study abroad

Weekend/evening college

Study abroad - programs and arrangements providing students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

2 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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94%

In comparison to National Average

American College of Healthcare Sciences acceptance rate is above national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 76%, so acceptance rate value is above state average for 18%.

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94%
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In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $20k - $30k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 70%, so American College of Healthcare Sciences acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 24%.

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94%
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Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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57%

Total

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1%

Full time

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55%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

0%

Part-time retention rate

0%

The American College of Healthcare Sciences full-time retention rate is 0% and part-time retention rate is 0%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it shows that school has quality curriculum, welcoming student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at American College of Healthcare Sciences is 20:1, that means that for every 20 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

20:1
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Men/Women

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In American College of Healthcare Sciences the biggest percent of students are enrolled exclusively in distance education courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at American College of Healthcare Sciences and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in U.S., but not in Oregon.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

American College of Healthcare Sciences offers 15 programs in total: 3 are for Associate's degree, 3 - for Master's degree, 3 - for less than 1-year certificate programs, 3 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, and 3 are Postbaccalaureate certificate.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 33 universities in Multnomah county. American College of Healthcare Sciences is one of the few institutions in Multnomah that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 15 distance education programs that are offered in the American College of Healthcare Sciences: 3 are for Associate's degree, 3 - for Master's degree, 3 - for less than 1-year certificate programs, 3 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs and 3 are Postbaccalaureate certificate.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Oregon state average data to help you compare.

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American College of Healthcare Sciences provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 212 students with 6374 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 84 with 2016 credit hours.

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Location & Website

Address: 5005 SW Macadam Ave

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +5032440726

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: achs.edu

Financial aid office: Go to the page

Admissions office: Go to the page

Online application: Go to the page

Net price calculator: Go to the page

Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page

Student-Right-to-Know student athlete graduation rate: Go to the page

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