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Pacific College Of Oriental Medicine San Diego

Pacific College Of Oriental Medicine San Diego

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, PCOM, is in San Diego, California. The college also has other campuses in Chicago, Illinois, and New York, New York. PCOM was founded in 1986. The San Diego campus offers associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in Asian body therapy, health science, and acupuncture and traditional oriental medicine. It also offers a Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program.

The Student Council of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine - San Diego campus voices the needs and concerns of the students. Students can become members of various professional organizations such as the California State Oriental Medicine Association, the Society for Acupuncture Research, and The Herb Society of America.

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Contacting Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
7445 Mission Valley Rd Ste 105
San Diego , CA 92108-4407
http://www.PacificCollege.edu

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Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy58acupuncture
Therapy and Counseling36massage therapy

Number of programs and degrees for Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Master's degree581
Doctor's degree01
Award of less than 1 academic year291
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years51
Associate's degree01
Bachelor's degree21

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine had a total enrollment of 515 students (753 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 10%
Graduate 90%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 68%
Black 2%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 14%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 0%
20-21 1%
22-24 10%
25-29 32%
30-34 23%
35-39 14%
40-49 11%
50-64 8%
65+ 0%

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 100 %
Part-Time 83 %

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 10,420
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,420
Books and supplies $ 1,080

Financial Aid:
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3027700)

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year5$56,1001*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$56,1001*

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

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Degree Programs (2007)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Acupuncture

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Highlights

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What Sets Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Apart:

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% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. all colleges)
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% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Pacific College of Oriental Medicine % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Female % of student body
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Pacific College of Oriental Medicine % students 40 years or older

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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