Austin, TX is home to Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Austin is a large city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine go up to the Master's degree.
Students commonly pursue studies in nutrition and exercise therapy.
Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.
The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.
Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine has 88 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Mission of Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the oldest institution of acupuncture and Oriental medicine in Texas, is: To educate the students of our professional degree program in a rigorous learning environment of classroom and clinical settings to effectively apply the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine, thousands of years in development; To train qualified practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine to provide high quality complementary health care services and become an integral part of the modern healthcare system; and To further the knowledge of acupuncture and Chinese medicine through research, the highest quality of patient care, and community outreach and public service, consistent with the College's commitment to the ethical standards of the healthcare profession. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES OF THE COLLEGE Graduates of this College will be fully qualified to meet the challenges of membership in the modern health care system, as evidenced by: A systematic knowledge of traditional Chinese medicine theories, philosophies, and practices, including an extensive grounding in the Chinese medical classics; The skills to assess patients and make an accurate TCM diagnosis; The ability to formulate and skillfully implement an effective application of acupuncture and herbs based upon the total assessment; The skill to communicate with other health care providers and appropriately refer patients to them; Professionalism in communication with patients and the public."
More complete details are provided below.
Disclaimer: Information on this page was not provided or commissioned by the featured school. Information has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the featured school.
Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
4005 Manchaca Rd
Austin , TX 78704
General Phone: (512) 444-8082
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||16||acupuncture|
Number of programs and degrees for Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2008-2009:
In 2007-2008, Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine had a total enrollment of 88 students (108 full-time equivalent).
Students By Class:
Students by Age:
The school does not offer campus housing.
The school does not offer students a meal plan.
|Years of College Work Before Admittance||recommended|
Expenses and Financial Aid:
Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3179500)
Salaries for full-time faculty:
Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Contract Length||Number Men||Avg Salary Men||Number Women||Avg Salary Women|
|No academic rank||calendar year||1||*||0||*|
|All faculty total||calendar year||5||$54,247||1||*|
*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.
(Details are provided further down on this page.)
What Sets Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Apart:
|% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy |
(vs. all colleges)
|% students 40 years or older |
(vs. all colleges)
|Faculty/student ratio (full-time) |
(vs. all colleges)
Student employment services
Click occupation names for extensive details, including salary and other job data.
(Based on an automated mapping of degrees popular at Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine with government-defined occupation categories)
These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.