Tuition & Fees

Tuition By Program

See Consumer Information page for detailed information on cost of attendance and student outcomes.

 

Doctor of Acupuncture

Tuition is priced at $10,995 for the full program or $3,665 per trimester.

Master of Acupuncture Studies

Tuition for the three-year Master of Acupuncture Studies Degree program is $19,916 annually. There is no part-time option.

Year 1
  • Tuition – $19,916
  • Fee – $550
  • Textbooks – $1,000
Year 2
  • Tuition – $19,916
  • Fees/Insurance – $650
  • Textbooks – $500
  • Clean Needle Technique exam – $150
  • CPR Certification – $60
  • Clinic Supplies – $350
Year 3
  • Tuition – $19,916
  • Fees/Insurance – $750
  • Textbooks – $300
  • Clinical supplies – $300

Master of Won Buddhist Studies

The tuition for the Master of Won Buddhist Studies Degree program is $453 per credit hour. Full-time students are defined as those taking 7.5 credit hours or more. Part-time students are those taking less than 7.5 credit hours.

Certificate in Chinese Herbal Medicine

Tuition for the two-year Certificate in Chinese Herbal Medicine program is $8,837 annually. There is no part-time option

Year 1
  • Tuition – $8,837
  • Fee – $550
  • Textbooks – $500
  • Herbal ID Kit – $200
  • Malpractice Insurance* – $30
Year 2
  • Tuition – $8,837
  • Fees/Insurance – $550
  • Textbooks – $150
  • Malpractice Insurance* – $30
Total Licensure Cost (Pennsylvania)
  • Approximate Cost of Licensure – $855
  • Chinese Herbology Certification – $425
  • Application Fee – $300
  • Chinese Herbology Module Exam Fee – $300
  • Diplomate Conversion Fee – $100
  • PA Conversion Fee – $30

Certificate in Won Buddhist Studies

The tuition for the Certificate in Won Buddhist Studies program is $453 per credit hour. Full-time students are defined as those taking 7.5 credit hours or more. Part-time students are those taking less than 7.5 credit hours.

Preparatory Won Buddhist Studies

The tuition for the Preparatory Won Buddhist Studies program is $283 per credit hour. Full-time students are defined as those taking 7.5 credit hours or more. Part-time students are those taking less than 7.5 credit hours.

Flat Rate Tuition

Students enrolled in a flat rate tuition program (the Acupuncture Studies and Chinese Herbal Medicine programs) can take up to 1 additional elective course per year in any program available to non-matriculated students, in addition to their required elective, as a part of their flat rate tuition. Any additional electives taken will be charged per credit.

Auditing Student

Auditing Students pay 2⁄3 of the regular tuition fee. There is no Registration or Matriculation Fee for auditing students.

General Fees

Full-time Registration Fee $150
Part-time Registration Fee $100
Application Fee $75
Re-Admission Application Fee $50
Diploma Processing Fee $100
Late Registration Fee $60
Tuition Deferment Fee $30
Returned Check Charge $25 / check
Transcript Fee $10 / transcript
Credit Award Fee $200 / credit
Challenge Exam Fee $75 per exam
Malpractice Insurance* $180 / year
Exam Make-Up Fee $50

 

* Malpractice insurance is required for second and third year Acupuncture Studies students, Won Buddhist Studies students participating in a practicum course, and Chinese Herbal Medicine students who do not have their own malpractice insurance.

 

I chose the Won for the small class size, the community feel and the meditation component is wonderful!
Margaret Haff
ACS Class of 2016