Pacific College of Health and Science

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 4-year or above

Faculty

79 Faculty Members | 18:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The mission of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine is to critically assess and present the theories and practices of Oriental medicine, together with its traditional and modern derivations, in order that its exemplary graduates may deliver the highest standard of patient care within their scope of practice. Pacific College (San Diego, New York, Chicago) presents this body of knowledge to students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as certificate programs, and to practitioners through continuing education.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$9,791

Out of state

$9,791
Graduate

In state

$12,463

Out of state

$12,463

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
76%
Did not receive aid
24%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 76.0% $6,275
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 15.0% $400
Loans 76.0% $2,421

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Paying for college

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Asian Bodywork Therapy
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Undergraduate Majors X

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Asian Bodywork Therapy
      • A program that prepares individuals to provide relief and improved health and well-being based on Chinese medical principles through one or more of the traditional bodywork therapies of Asia. Includes instruction in acupressure, AMMA(r) Therapy, Chi Nei Tsang, Five Element Shiatsu, Integrative Eclectic Shiatsu, Japanese Shiatsu, Jin Shin Do(r) Bodymind Acupressure(tm), Macrobiotic Shiatsu, Anma Therapy, Thai massage, Tui na, Zen Shiatsu, Qigong, Okazaki(r) Restorative Massage, principles of Western and Chinese medicine, patient counseling and observation, practice management, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics. See other colleges that offer this major

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • 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
$50
Graduate
$50
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
80%
Male Students
20%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian43.85%
  2. Not Specified17.17%
  3. Hispanic/Latino13.86%
  4. Asian12.2%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities7.14%
  6. Black3.41%
  7. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1.34%
  8. American Indian/Alaska Native1.03%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

1,479

Undergraduate students

313

Graduate students

1,166

Attendance breakdown

Full time
52%
Part time
48%

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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