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Atlantic Institute Of Oriental Medicine

Overview of Atlantic Institute Of Oriental Medicine

Fort Lauderdale, FL is home to Atlantic Institute. Fort Lauderdale is a medium-sized city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Atlantic Institute go up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in nutrition and exercise therapy.

Atlantic Institute Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.

Student Body

The school has 84 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at Atlantic Institute are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at the school are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"THE MISSION OF THE INSTITUTE IS TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH A PROGRAM THAT PREPARES THEM TO BECOME QUALIFIED INDEPENDENT PRACTITIONERS OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE (TCM/ORIENTAL MEDICINE). ATOM STUDENTS WILL BE TRAINED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARTS OF PROFESSIONALISM AND ETHICS FOR THE PRACTICE OF ACUPUNCTURE AND ORIENTAL MEDICINE IN THE UNITED STATES."

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Contacting Atlantic Institute

Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine
100 E Broward Blvd, Suite 100
Fort Lauderdale , FL 33301-3510
http://www.atom.edu

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Atlantic Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy35acupuncture
Medical Support and Technology35health service and sciences

Number of programs and degrees for Atlantic Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree351
Master's degree351

Atlantic Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Atlantic Institute had a total enrollment of 84 students (141 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 58%
Black 4%
Hispanic 19%
Asian 16%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 7%
25-29 19%
30-34 21%
35-39 21%
40-49 14%
50-64 15%
65+ 1%

Atlantic Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Atlantic Institute Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Atlantic Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Atlantic Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3429600)

Atlantic Institute Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*0*
Associate professorcalendar year3$36,0000*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$38,0000*

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

Atlantic Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Acupuncture

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Atlantic Institute Highlights

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What Sets Atlantic Institute Apart:

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% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. all colleges)
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% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Atlantic Institute % students 40 years or older
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Atlantic Institute Female % of student body

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checked Option to study abroad
checked On-campus library

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