A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of Chinese herbal medicine, a system based on the use of nutrition, natural products, and prescribed medical formulae to treat imbalances in the state of bodily health as defined in the Nei Ching Su Wen and other authorities. Includes instruction in the basic Western medical sciences, history and theory of Chinese medicine, Chinese medical anatomy and physiology, Chinese herbology, herbal prescription preparation, herbal patent medicine, herbal pharmacology, Chinese internal medicine and gynecology, febrile diseases, food therapy, practice management, and professional standards and ethics.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine||82||100%||N/A|
|2||Maryland University of Integrative Health||52||24%||N/A|
|3||Emperor's College of Traditional Oriental Medicine||43||100%||N/A|
|4||East West College of Natural Medicine||29||100%||N/A|
|5||New England School of Acupuncture||28||60%||N/A|
|6||Northwestern Health Sciences University||28||17%||$12,590|
|7||Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine||28||100%||N/A|
|8||Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine||27||68%||N/A|
|9||Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-Racine||19||48%||N/A|
|10||Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts||18||100%||N/A|
|11||New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine||17||35%||N/A|
|12||Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-Chicago||11||30%||N/A|
|13||World Medicine Institute||10||100%||N/A|
|14||Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine||6||60%||N/A|
|15||Tri-State College of Acupuncture||5||12%||N/A|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese Herbology program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.