General Information:

Name of Institution:

Huntington College of Health Sciences
Address: 118 Legacy View Way, Knoxville, TN 37918
Year Founded: 1985 – First Accredited: 1989 – Accreditation Renewal: 2016
CEO/President: Dr. Arthur Presser

Accreditation(s) and Agency E-mail Contact Information:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission
Nan Bayster-Ridgeway

State Approval and E-mail Contact Information:

Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Assistant Director for Compliance
Bill Crittenden

Participation in Funding Programs: Federal Financial Aid, G.I. Bill, DANTES, DoD TA, and MyCAA

THEC Outcome Assessment

Mission & Description:

Institution Mission Statement:

The mission of Huntington University of Health Sciences is to enrich lives by offering convenient and affordable quality distance education programs in integrative nutrition and health science, optimizing the professional and personal potential of our students.

Areas of Special Focus

  • Career Diplomas
  • Associate, Bachelors and Masters in Nutrition
  • Associate, Bachelors and Masters in Integrative Nutrition
  • Doctor of Health Science in Integrative Healthcare

Description of Institution:

Huntington University of Health Sciences is an accredited distance education provider in nutrition and the health sciences.

Student Demographic Profile:

Female: 84.6% – Male: 15.4%
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
African American: 4.3%
Hispanics: 5.3%
Unknown: 4.3%
White: 86.2%

Average Program Tuition/Cost per credit hour:

Undergraduate tuition – $265/credit hour
Graduate tuition – $400/credit hour
Doctorate tuition – $450/credit hour

Success Indicators:

Percentage of students surveyed who responded that they:

Achieved their learning goals: 96%
Would recommend the institution to a friend: 95%
Were satisfied with their studies: 97%
81% of students surveyed completed the survey

Other Disclosures of Outcomes:

Graduate Success in:

Graduation Rates:

Associate of Science in Applied Nutrition: 41.7%
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition: 32%
Master of Science in Nutrition: 72.2%
Pass rate in HNCB licensure exam: 100%