Five Branches University

Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Established as one of the first colleges of traditional Chinese medicine in the United States, Five Branches University is a school of acupuncture and Chinese medical arts with two campuses in Santa Cruz and San José. FBU offers a master’s degree and doctorate in Acupuncture as well as a dual Doctor and Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine degree. Each campus features a Health Center which provides clinical experience as well as an Herb Room for students to learn the details of herbal remedies from practitioners.

Admissions

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Institution Type
Private
  • For Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

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Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

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Academics

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Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
324
Academic Calendar

Trimester

See your fit
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

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Aid & Grants

Student Loans

Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$12,500

Campus Life

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Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No

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