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Fast Facts on National University of Health Science

The University


Institutional Status:

Private, Not-for-Profit


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Lombard, IL
(20 mi. west of Chicago)

Graduate, undergraduate, & certificate programs

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Seminole, FL
(20 mi. southwest of Tampa)

Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine program only


Graduate ProgramsLength of Study
Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine10 Trimesters
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine10 Trimesters
Doctor of Acupuncture8 Trimesters
Doctor of Acupuncture Completion3 Trimesters
Master of Acupuncture6 Trimesters
Master of Acupuncture with Herbal Medicine Specialization8 Trimesters
Master of Science in Medical Science3 Semesters
Undergraduate & Certificate ProgramsLength of Study
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences4 Trimesters
Postprofessional ProgramsLength of Study
Master of Science in Advanced Clinical Practice2 Years
Master of Science in Diagnostic Imaging3 Years
Residency ProgramsLength of Study
Clinical Research3 Years
Diagnostic Imaging3 Years
Family Practice3 Years

Continuing Education

Weekend courses on chiropractic, naturopathic, acupuncture, massage therapy, and physical therapy topics are offered at both Illinois and Florida campuses, at select sites across the U.S. and Canada, and online.

Student Profile


Student-to-Faculty Ratio:6 to 1
Men / Women:40% / 60%
Average Age:27
African American:12.2%
Prefer not to disclose:4.0%

Student Life

On-Campus Housing:
(Lombard only)

4 residence halls
125 total apartments

Students Living on Campus:


36 active clubs

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Cost & Financial Aid


ProgramTuition / CostTotal Hours
Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine$606 per credit hour248 credit hours
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine$606 per credit hour251 credit hours
Doctor of Acupuncture$606 per credit hour134 credit hours
Doctor of Acupuncture Completion$606 per credit hour27 credit hours
Master of Acupuncture$545 per credit hour107 credit hours
Master of Acupuncture with a specialization in Herbal Medicine $545 per credit hour149 credit hours
Master of Science in Medical Science$539 per credit hour42 credit hours
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences$461 per credit hour64 credit hours
Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid:90%
Three-Year Cohort Loan Default Rate:0.5%

Note: Tuition subject to change. Review Bulletin.

Clinics and Clinical Rotations

NUHS Whole Health Centers

Various hospital rotations, including:

3 clinicians walking outside NUHS Whole Health Center Lombard