Southwest Acupuncture College-Boulder

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 4-year or above

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Southwest Acupuncture College is a classical school of Oriental medicine offering an accredited professional degree program leading to a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (M.S.O.M.). With the primary responsibility of educating students to become independent health care providers, our foremost goal is to provide excellence in the education of those prospective practitioners. A concomitant goal of the college, to cultivate leadership and service to the community in this emerging field of effective medical care, is fostered in the curriculum and the educational format as well as the life of the college community through our on-site low cost public clinic and numerous off campus extern clinics where we offer free services. In order to accomplish the goals of sustaining the highest quality of education, and promoting the greatest caliber and realization of professional performance, the staff and faculty are continually re-evaluating the program and supporting areas of institutional activity, seeking ways to enhance and maintain the college's standard of excellence.

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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

$20,251

Out of state

$20,251

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Academics

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
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Graduate
$50
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
80%
Male Students
20%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian84.31%
  2. Two Or More Ethnicities3.93%
  3. Asian3.92%
  4. Hispanic/Latino3.92%
  5. Not Specified1.96%
  6. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1.96%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

52

Graduate students

52

Attendance breakdown

Full time
93%
Part time
7%

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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