Southwest College Of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences

Overview of Southwest College Of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences

The main campus of SCNM is in Tempe, AZ (a medium-sized city). The school is a private, not-for-profit school.

Areas of Study

SCNM tends to concentrate its instruction in a few key disciplines. The school students most commonly major in a field related to nutrition and exercise therapy.

SCNM Selectivity

SCNM does not accept everyone who applies.

Student Body

Females make the bulk of the student body at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"SCNM provides high-quality student oriented medical education to advance the art and science of naturopathic medicine, producing physicians who successfully practice excellent patient-centered heathcare."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting SCNM

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences
2140 E Broadway Rd
Tempe , AZ 85282

SCNM Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy84naturopathic medicine

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
First-professional degree841

SCNM Student Body

In 2007-2008, SCNM had a total enrollment of 330 students.

Students By Class:

Group Percent
First Professional 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 68%
Black 12%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 7%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 0%
22-24 16%
25-29 37%
30-34 21%
35-39 10%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%

SCNM Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

SCNM Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
SCNM participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3107000)

SCNM Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year7$74,9722*
Associate professorcalendar year4$64,4632*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*2*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year12$69,8217$62,934

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

SCNM Degree Programs (2007)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Naturopathic Medicine/Naturopathy (ND)

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SCNM Highlights

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What Sets SCNM Apart:

% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
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Female % of student body
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Top 8%SCNM Female % of student body

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