American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 4-year or above

Faculty

16 Faculty Members | 8:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) is a post baccalaureate academic institution dedicated to educating and conferring degrees upon graduating individuals having equipped them for successful careers as healthcare practitioners based on the theories, principles, and clinical applications of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). We embrace the tenets of Western science and promote the integration of TCM into mainstream biomedicine. Our clinics provide the community with affordable healthcare services while developing student skills and broadening the body of TCM research. We are committed to excellence in teaching, research, patient care, and community service based on the finest skills, latest technologies, and the highest ethical standards of healthcare delivery.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

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Out of state

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Graduate

In state

$16,352

Out of state

$16,352

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Academics

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
      • A program that prepares individuals to develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services within health care facilities and across health care systems. Includes instruction in planning, business management, financial management, public relations, human resources management, health care systems operation and management, health care resource allocation and policy making, health law and regulations, and applications to specific types of health care services. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
      • A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of acupuncture, a Chinese system of health care and healing based on the use of pulse diagnosis, acupuncture point selection, and needle insertion, as well as herbs and other Asian treatment modalities. Includes instruction in basic Western medical sciences, Asian philosophy, Chinese medical anatomy and physiology, Chinese herbs, diagnostic techniques, patient observation and communication, acupuncture points and point selection, acupuncture techniques, acupuncture treatment of disease, pain management, practice management, and professional standards and ethics. Examples: [Acupuncture], [Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine], [Oriental Medicine] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
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Graduate
$150
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
75%
Male Students
25%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Asian34.96%
  2. Caucasian21.14%
  3. Two Or More Ethnicities14.64%
  4. Black14.63%
  5. Hispanic/Latino8.94%
  6. Not Specified4.88%
  7. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.81%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

135

Graduate students

135

Attendance breakdown

Full time
41%
Part time
59%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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