Quick Facts - College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine


  • Master of Acupuncture (M.Ac.)
  • Master of Oriental Medicine (M.Om.)


Student achievement


  • Core faculty members are from China or studied with masters in China

Student-faculty ratio

  • 5:1

Enrollment (Summer2014)

  • 114

Enrollment dates

  • January
  • September

Program length

  • Acupuncture – 8 trimesters, 2 2/3 years
  • Oriental Medicine – 9 trimesters, 3 years

Clinical opportunities

  • On-campus teaching clinic
  • Hospitals, community health clinics, social service clinics and rehab centers


  • Created in 1999 when the University merged with the Minnesota Institute of Acupuncture and Herbal Studies


Annual continuing education

  • Great River Symposium
  • 12 programs (on average) offered annually

Student life and support

  • 2 student clubs with a focus on Traditional Oriental Medicine - Herb Club and READ
  • 42 more student clubs, athletic teams and organizations
  • Peer tutoring, academic counseling and disability services
  • Health care at campus clinics
  • Campus social activities year-round
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