Loma Linda University (LLU) is a Seventh-day Adventist educational health-sciences institution with more than 4,400 students located in Southern California. With a unique integration of health, science, and Christian faith, our students influence the lives of those they serve in powerful ways. Eight schools comprise the University organization. More than 200 programs are offered by the schools of Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Religion and Behavioral Health. Curricula offered range from certificates of completion and associate in science degrees to doctor of philosophy and professional doctoral degrees. Students from more than 80 countries around the world and virtually every state in the nation are represented in Loma Linda University's student body. LLU also offers distance education.