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Texas College Of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Overview of Texas College Of Traditional Chinese Medicine

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.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in nutrition and exercise therapy.

Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.

Faculty

The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

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."

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Contacting Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
4005 Manchaca Rd
Austin , TX 78704
General Phone: (512) 444-8082
http://www.texastcm.edu

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Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy16acupuncture

Number of programs and degrees for Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Master's degree161

Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Student Body

In 2007-2008, Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine had a total enrollment of 88 students (108 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 49%
Black 4%
Hispanic 14%
Asian 29%
Unknown 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 7%
22-24 14%
25-29 17%
30-34 16%
35-39 11%
40-49 23%
50-64 13%

Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3179500)

Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year4$58,1841*
No academic rankcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$54,2471*

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

Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Degree Programs (2007)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Acupuncture

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Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Highlights

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What Sets Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Apart:

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% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
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Top 16%Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

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