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Study at Loma Linda University

Loma Linda University, also referred to as LLU, was established in the year 1905. Originally, the university was known as the College of Medical Evangelists. It offers its students over 100 degrees and certificate programs. The academic progarms offered are in the fields of nursing, public health, science, and technology among others. LLU has several academic divisions under it, including:
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies
  • School of Allied Health Professionals
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Public Health
  • School of Religion
  • School of Science and Technology
The students of Loma Linda University have access to a number of clubs and organizations including the Association of Latin American Students, Students for International Mission Service, Table Tennis Club, Alpha Omega Alpha, and Sigma Theta Tau International.

Profile of Loma Linda UniversityLoma Linda University is in a large suburb, in Loma Linda, California. The school has a Seventh Day Adventists religious affiliation. Loma Linda University is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

There are more programs of study at Loma Linda University than you'll find at most colleges of similar size. The most common major fields study at the school include medicine, nursing and emergency medicine, therapy and Counselling, and medical administration.

Loma Linda University Selectivity

Loma Linda University does not admit all applicants.

One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here the school does well in comparison to most schools. Some professors at Loma Linda University are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 4, 022 students (3, 460 full-time equivalent).

Loma Linda University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Medicine366medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, orthodontology, pediatric dentristry, public health courses, public health, advanced dentistry, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine275registered nursing, EMT paramedic, nurse practitioner, neonatal nursing, adult health nursing, pediatric nursing
Medical Support and Technology251dental hygienist, health service and sciences, radiation therapist, physician assistant, health diagnostic professions, speech pathology, audiology and speech pathology, clinical lab tech, . . .
Therapy and Counselling195physical therapy, psychology, physical therapist assistant, marriage and family therapy, substance abuse Counselling, patient Counselling, mental and social health services, maternal and child health, . . .
Medical administration101health care administration, international public health, public health education, medical records admin, community health, environmental health, occupational health
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy47clinical nutritionist, dietitian, occupational therapy, occupational therapist assistant, dietetic technician, rehabilitation
Science44epidemiology, biostatistics, bacteriology, biological and biomedical sciences, biochemistry, pharmacology, geology, physiology, . . .
Family and Social Work37social work, family and community services, public policy analysis, social work courses, public administration
Liberal Arts8cartography, Spanish studies, general studies, Chinese studies
Security and Law Enforcement4criminal justice and safety, forensic science
Education and Teaching2teacher education, school Counselling
Religion and Philosophy0philosophy
Contact: Loma Linda UniversityLoma Linda University

Loma Linda, California 92350

General Phone: (909) 558-1000


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