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Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-San Diego

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-San Diego is college with 125 students located in San Diego, CA.

Medicine and Allied Health School, Open Admissions

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Overview

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Pacific College's San Diego campus is located in the city's Mission Valley District at 7445 Mission Valley Road. The college also has "Annex 1" right next door to the main campus. Mission Valley is well known for its restaurants, shopping centers, and abundance of conveniently located apartments. The city of San Diego has widened and deepened the river that flows through Mission Valley. Walking and bike paths, parks, and other recreational opportunities have been added along the river, making the San Diego River project a serene place to relax between classes.

Pacific's modern and spacious 27,000-square-foot facilities are situated in nicely landscaped medical and technology parks. The spacious campus offers eleven classrooms, administrative offices, an extensive library of Oriental medicine (home to a portion of Dr. Ted Kaptchuk's collection), and a comfortable student lounge and common area. The facility also houses a large professional acupuncture clinic with 28 treatment beds and an herbal pharmacy for student training. The College has street parking, easy freeway access, and is minutes from shopping centers, beaches, and affordable housing.

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine 7445 Mission Valley Rd., Suite 105 San Diego, CA 92108 The mission of Pacific College is to educate and inspire students to become compassionate, skilled providers of patient-centered healthcare using traditional East Asian and integrative medicine.

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 125
Gender 26% Male / 74% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 39% Full Time / 61% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 50% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 51%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 9%
Hispanic/Latino 17%
Ethnicity Unknown 2%
Black or African American 8%
Asian 10%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries
  • Remedial Coursework

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Asian Bodywork Therapy (100%), Asian Bodywork Therapy (0%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to provide relief and improved health and well-being based on Chinese medical principles through one or more of the traditional bodywork therapies of Asia. Includes instruction in acupressure, AMMA(r) Therapy, Chi Nei Tsang, Five Element Shiatsu, Integrative Eclectic Shiatsu, Japanese Shiatsu, Jin Shin Do(r) Bodymind Acupressure(tm), Macrobiotic Shiatsu, Anma Therapy, Thai massage, Tui na, Zen Shiatsu, Qigong, Okazaki(r) Restorative Massage, principles of Western and Chinese medicine, patient counseling and observation, practice management, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Massage Therapists
Perform therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints. May assist in the assessment of range of motion and muscle strength, or propose client therapy plans.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to provide relief and improved health and well-being based on Chinese medical principles through one or more of the traditional bodywork therapies of Asia. Includes instruction in acupressure, AMMA(r) Therapy, Chi Nei Tsang, Five Element Shiatsu, Integrative Eclectic Shiatsu, Japanese Shiatsu, Jin Shin Do(r) Bodymind Acupressure(tm), Macrobiotic Shiatsu, Anma Therapy, Thai massage, Tui na, Zen Shiatsu, Qigong, Okazaki(r) Restorative Massage, principles of Western and Chinese medicine, patient counseling and observation, practice management, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Massage Therapists
Perform therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints. May assist in the assessment of range of motion and muscle strength, or propose client therapy plans.

Administration & Faculty

President Jack Miller
Campus Director Jaime Kornsweig
Accredited by Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Full-time Faculty 11
Student : Faculty Ratio 15 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 72 : 27
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 100.0% accepted of 15 applications

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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $22,535 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $20,633
$30K-$48K $18,666
$48K-$75K $24,166

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $7,848, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $7,848 Same as On-Campus
Fees $240 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $11,970
Books $648 $648
Total (before financial aid) $8,736 $20,706

Students Receiving Aid

50% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 63% $8,700
Federal Scholarships/Grants 50% $4,025
Other Federal Grants 13% $400
Pell Grants 50% $3,925
Student Loans 63% $8,700

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.pacificcollege.edu/acupuncture-massage-financial-aid.html.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.pacificcollege.edu/pcom_static/netprice/sd/npcalc.htm.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

50% of students graduated in six years.

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