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American College Of Acupuncture And Oriental Med

Overview of American College Of Acupuncture And Oriental Med

The main campus of American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med is in Houston, TX (a large city). The school is a private, for-profit school. American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med offers degrees up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

The school students most commonly major in a field related to nutrition and exercise therapy.

American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med Selectivity

American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med does not accept everyone who applies.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 149 enrolled students. American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med has a larger minority student population than most schools. Older students (40+ years old, e.g.) are welcome and common at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) is an academic institution dedicated to educating individuals 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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Contacting American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med

American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med
9100 Park West Drive
Houston , TX 70063-4104
General Phone: (713) 780-9777
http://www.acaom.edu

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American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy25acupuncture

Number of programs and degrees for American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Master's degree251

American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med Student Body

In 2007-2008, American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med had a total enrollment of 149 students (140 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 38%
Black 7%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 36%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 2%
25-29 15%
30-34 17%
35-39 24%
40-49 26%
50-64 15%
65+ 1%

American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Houston, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3153300)

American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*2*
Associate professorcalendar year2*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$41,3334$47,500

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med Degree Programs (2007)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Acupuncture

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American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med Highlights

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What Sets American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Med Apart:

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% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
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