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IPEDS ID: 147590
OPE ID: 00173200
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National University of Health Sciences
200 E Roosevelt Rd, Lombard, Illinois 60148-4583
Distance from ZIP:  0.0 miles from 60148
General information:  (630) 629-2000
Website:  www.nuhs.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  705 (97 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  6 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Institutions--Other health professions schools
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty6553
Instructional6349
Research and public service24
Total graduate assistants-4
Instructional-2
Research-2
Average tuition and fees for academic year2014-2015
Undergraduate student tuition and fees
Tuition$14,982
Fees$427
Graduate student tuition and fees
Tuition$15,949
Fees$485
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid18873%$429,430$4,880
Pell grants4840%$191,822$3,996
Federal student loans8066%$794,765$9,935
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2013-2014, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment705
Undergraduate enrollment97
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment36
Graduate enrollment608
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 38%
Part-time: 62%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 31%
Female: 69%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 9%
Black or African American: 7%
Hispanic/Latino: 10%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 67%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 31%
25 and over: 69%
Age unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 97%
Part-time: 3%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 23%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 77%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: -1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 5%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 95%
Undergraduate application fee (2014-2015): $55
  • This institution does not admit full-time first-time degree/certificate-seeking students, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterDoctorUndergraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences, General-29d---
Category total-29d---
Health Professions and Related Programs
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine--24--
Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems, General--8d--
Chiropractic---132-
Chiropractic Assistant/Technician----0
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage3---17
Naturopathic Medicine/Naturopathy---20-
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer--1--
Category total3-33d15217
Grand total3293315217
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 6
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 6
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $4,634
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $14,136
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission(!)1/1/1981 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Acupuncture (ACUP) - Professional master's degree and professional master's level certificate and diploma programs in acupuncture and oriental medicine8/1/2008 - 2/26/2011Accredited
Acupuncture (ACUP) - Professional master's degree and professional master's level certificate and diploma programs in acupuncture and oriental medicine2/26/2011 -  Accredited
Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation
Massage - Accreditation of programs in the United States that award postsecondary certificates, postsecondary diplomas, and academic Associate degrees, in the practice of massage therapy and bodywork.(!)10/1/2002 -  Accredited
Council on Naturopathic Medical Education
Naturopathy (NATUR) - Programs leading to the N.D. or N.M.D. degree3/17/2008 - 10/13/2012Accredited
Naturopathy (NATUR) - Programs leading to the N.D. or N.M.D. degree10/13/2012 -  Accredited
The Council on Chiropractic Education
Chiropractic (CHIRO) - Programs leading to the D.C. degree1/1/1971 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate3.6%5.0%4.0%
Number in default9118
Number in repayment250217198
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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National Center for Education Statistics - http://nces.ed.gov
U.S. Department of Education