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Southern California University of Health Sciences

Whittier, California, United States
Founded in 1911, Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) has been a leader in educating students to be competent and caring integrative healthcare practitioners for over 100 years.

Bachelor's programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



By 1911, when modern chiropractic was only 16 years into its history, Dr. Charles Cale applied for and received a charter for Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (LACC). The Cales began the first classes in their home, a nine-month course of study that included anatomy, chiropractic principles and technique. 


Chiropractic Sports Medicine Resident, Fitness Marketing Coordinator, Clinical Research Associate, Human Resources Manager.

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Student services

The programs and services offered by the Office of Student Affairs emphasize the development of the student as a whole person rather than his/her intellectual training. This office exists to develop, implement and evaluate co-curricular learning experiences for the students of the University. It functions provide those services needed to ensure a smooth and successful tenure at SCU. 

Medical services

At SCU Health Center, we provide chiropractic, acupuncture, ayurveda, and massage therapy services to address a variety of ailments and medical conditions. We address each patient’s needs and condition to build a customized plan that is right for their health and lifestyle. No matter what your needs may be, we’re here to help you get your health on track.

Student Life

Campus life

SCU is located on a stunning 25-acre campus in Whittier, California, about 20 miles southeast of Los Angeles on the border of Orange County. As an SCU student, you’ll enjoy a safe, quiet campus with the advantages of being near a large city.


Southern California University of Health Sciences is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission(WSCUC).

Whittier, California, United States

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