Soma Institute The National School Of Clinical Massage Therapy

Overview of Soma Institute The National School Of Clinical Massage Therapy

Students attend Soma in Chicago, IL, a large city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Soma degrees go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in therapy and counseling.

Soma Selectivity

Soma is selective and does not offer open admission.

Student Body

There are 308 students at the school (as of 2007-2008).

The school reports its educational mission is:
"We are continually building on our mission to promote excellence and innovation in massage therapy education and clinical practice. Soma is dedicated to preparing clinical massage therapists who will be successful practitioners prviding exemplary health care, collaborating with medical teams and demonstrating commitment to lifelong learning and community service."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Soma

Soma Institute-The National School of Clinical Massage Therapy
14 E. Jackson Boulevard - Ste 1300
Chicago , IL 60604-2232
General Phone: (312) 939-2723

Soma Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Therapy and Counseling194massage therapy

Number of programs and degrees for Soma in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year1941

Soma Student Body

In 2007-2008, Soma had a total enrollment of 308 students (282 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 51%
Black 22%
Hispanic 18%
Asian 3%
Unknown 7%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 7%
20-21 19%
22-24 17%
25-29 24%
30-34 13%
35-39 6%
40-49 10%
50-64 3%

Soma Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Soma Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Soma participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3891300)

Soma Degree Programs (2007)

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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Soma Highlights

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What Sets Soma Apart:

% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Number of students
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Soma Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

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