Florida Hospital College Of Health Sciences

Florida Hospital College Of Health Sciences

Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences, also referred to as FHCHS, is situated in Orlando, Florida. The college specializes in allied health as well as nursing education. It works in tandem with the Florida Hospital in order to ensure clinical experience for the students.

Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences offers a number of educational programs. Residency programs for doctors in emergency medicine and surgery have recently been started. The college awards associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, as well as certificate programs. The most popular majors offered by the college include emergency medicine and technique, and medical assistance.

The students of FHCHS enjoy an active campus life because of the activities organized by the student's association. The college supports coalition programs for the homeless, counseling services, as well as prayer groups. The FHCHS students participate in various games like paddleball, pool, and basketball.

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Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences
671 Winyah Drive
Orlando , FL 32803
General Phone: (407) 303-7742

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Florida Hospital College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology332health service and sciences, nuclear medical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer
Nursing and Emergency Medicine296registered nursing, nurse anesthetist
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy18occupational therapist assistant
Liberal Arts6general studies

Number of programs and degrees for Florida Hospital College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree2266
Bachelor's degree4033
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years233
Master's degree01

Florida Hospital College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Florida Hospital College had a total enrollment of 2,207 students (2,133 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 23%
Women 77%
Full-Time 82%
Part-Time 18%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 58%
Black 14%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 6%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 9%
20-21 11%
22-24 15%
25-29 17%
30-34 12%
35-39 11%
40-49 18%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Florida Hospital College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 71 %
Part-Time 33 %

Florida Hospital College Room and Board (2007)

Florida Hospital College offers campus housing for 199 of its 2,133 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Orlando, Florida for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Florida Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Florida Hospital College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Florida Hospital College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,770
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,770
Room and board $ 5,402
Room charge $ 3,460
Books and supplies $ 2,130
Other expenses $ 4,212

Financial Aid:
Florida Hospital College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3115500)

Florida Hospital College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1531

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year4$78,8124$73,896
Associate professorcalendar year4$67,6189$67,253
Assistant professorcalendar year5$61,75211$60,642
Instructorcalendar year2*7$49,224
All faculty totalcalendar year15$67,05631$61,693

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Florida Hospital College Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
General Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nurse Anesthetist
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

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What Sets Florida Hospital College Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 10%Florida Hospital College Female % of student body
% students 40 years or older
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Top 11%Florida Hospital College % students 40 years or older
% of accepted students who choose to enroll
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Top 12%Florida Hospital College % of accepted students who choose to enroll
Number of students
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Florida Hospital College Number of students
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
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Top 16%Florida Hospital College % of freshmen enrolled part-time
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 16%Florida Hospital College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Florida Hospital College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

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