AOMA intends to provide a high-quality education at a reasonable cost to students. Additionally, AOMA's doctoral program is approved by the US Department of Education to offer Financial Aid.
$400 per credit for clinical and didactic coursework
The total cost of tuition and fees for the complete program is approximately $30,805. AOMA reserves the right to make tuition adjustments of 4-8% per year that reflect changes in the cost of living and cost of education, subject to governing board approval.
Program Related Fees
|Application Fee, nonrefundable (US Students only)||$75|
|Facility Fee (per term)||$60|
|Practicum Insurance (per term)*||$75|
|Tuition Payment Plan Fee**||$50/term|
|Late Monthly Payment Fee**||$25|
|Late Tuition Payment Fee||1% of unpaid balance, added monthly|
* Practicum insurance covers the student throughout his/her clinical and techniques education at AOMA. This is an estimated cost and may vary slightly from year to year.
** The Tuition Payment Plan and Late Monthly Payment Fees are for those students paying tuition on a monthly payment plan only. Late Monthly Payment Fee is assessed if monthly payments are more than five days late.
AOMA reserves the right to withhold the transcripts or diploma for any student or graduate with an outstanding balance or unreturned library books and/or other AOMA property.
All tuition is due by the end of the first week of the term unless arrangements for payment are made with the financial services administrator prior to the end of week one.
Tuition Payment Plan
A per-term payment plan for tuition is available upon approval of the senior director of finance at a fee of $50 per term. The following lists the fees associated with paying tuition via a scheduled payment plan.
|Tuition Payment Plan Fee||$50|
|Payments made within 5 business days of due date||no fee|
|Payments made after 5 days past due date||$25|
In addition to tuition, there are a number of other expenses that students should anticipate, including textbooks, and clinical tools such as stethoscopes and needles. The cost of books and clinical supplies varies per term. Estimated costs for books and supplies are approximately $500.00- $1,000 per year.
The Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program commences in July of 2013. Information about the On-time Completion Rate, Median Loan Debt, and Placement Rate will become available upon completion of the degree program by the initial cohort of doctoral students.
AOMA prepares students to work as acupuncturists (Standard Occupational Classification #29-199.01).