General Information:

Name of Institution:

Huntington University 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 Executive Director and Lead Attorney for DPSA
Julie Woodruff

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

THEC Outcome Assessment

Mission & Description:

Institution Mission Statement:

Huntington University of Health Sciences seeks to educate through the transformative potential of integrative healthcare by empowering students with quality, online programs in nutrition and other health sciences to positively impact lives.

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: 84.5% – Male: 15.5%
African American: 7%
Hispanics: 15%
Unknown: 7.7%
White: 79.2%

Average Program Tuition/Cost per credit hour:

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

For 2019 reporting year

Success Indicators:

Percentage of degree students surveyed who responded that they:

Achieved their learning goals: 96%
Would recommend the institution to a friend: 96%
Were satisfied with their studies: 96%
94% of students surveyed completed the survey

Graduate Success in:

Graduation Rates:

Associate of Science in Applied Nutrition: 50%
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition: 43%
Master of Science in Nutrition: 57%
Diploma program  average: 68%
Pass rate in HNCB licensure exam: 100%