Tai Sophia Institute

Overview of Tai Sophia Institute

Students attend Tai Sophia Institute in Laurel, MD, a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Tai Sophia Institute degrees go up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in nutrition and exercise therapy.

Tai Sophia Institute Selectivity

Tai Sophia Institute is selective and does not offer open admission.

Student Body

There are 423 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at Tai Sophia Institute are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at the school are female.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Tai Sophia Institute

Tai Sophia Institute
7750 Montpelier Road
Laurel , MD 20723
General Phone: (410) 888-9048

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Tai Sophia Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy84acupuncture, traditional Asian medicine, herbalist
Liberal Arts13general studies

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree713
Postbaccalaureate certificate261

Tai Sophia Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Tai Sophia Institute had a total enrollment of 423 students (353 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 75%
Black 10%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 6%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 0%
22-24 3%
25-29 20%
30-34 17%
35-39 14%
40-49 20%
50-64 22%
65+ 1%

Tai Sophia Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Tai Sophia Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Tai Sophia Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2578400)

Tai Sophia Institute Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track512

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year5$37,00712$26,578
All faculty totalcalendar year5$37,00712$26,578

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

Tai Sophia Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
General Studies

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Traditional Chinese/Asian Medicine and Chinese Herbology

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