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Institutional Accreditation

The Won Institute of Graduate Studies is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (215) 662-5606.

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Administration.

Acupuncture Program

The Master of Acupuncture Studies program of the Won Institute of Graduate Studies is accredited by the
Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), which is the recognized
accrediting agency for the approval of programs preparing acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners.

ACAOM is located at 8941 Aztec Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55347 Phone: (952) 212-2434 ~ Fax: (952) 657-7068



Acupuncture Graduation and Retention Rates

Chinese Herbal Medicine Graduation and Retention Rates

Won Buddhist Studies Graduation and Rentention Rates

Licensure Rates


Of the 137 graduates in the Acupuncture Studies program as of 2017

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90% are licensed in states including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and others

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47% have achieved Diplomate Acupuncture status – Diplomate is the highest level of certification


1.5% do not require license or are working in a related field

8.5% unknown at this time

Campus Security

The Won Institute reports on crime statistics for the campus and its immediate location as required by the Jean Clery Act, as well as reports on incidents covered by Title IX (incidents of sexual violence. This is done in conjunction with statistics garnered from Cheltenham Township police.

For 2017 there were no reportable crime incidents, hate crimes, or any violations of Title IX per Cheltenham Township Police.