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Tuition and Fees

Acupuncture Program

Academic Year Fall 2016-2017 
 Application fee*$50
 1st year Tuition$17,290
 2nd Year Tuition$20,670
 3rd Year Tuition$21,060
 3 Year Full Tuition (not to exceed)$59,020
 Tuition per Credit Hour$390
 Administrative Fee (non-refundable)$150 per year
 Malpractice Insurance (non-refundable)$150 per year
 Books and Supplies (over 3 years)$1,750 (approx. cost)
 Monthly Installment Payment Plan Free$250 per year
 Reinstatement Fee$250
 Make-up Exam Fee - Written$25
 Make-up Exam Fee - Practical$50
 Official Transcript$10 Normal (more than 10 business days)
 Rush (less than 10 business days)$25
 Same day$50

Additional Information

How much will this program cost me?*
- Tuition and fees: $59,020
- Books and supplies: $1,750
- On-campus room & board: not offered
*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?
- Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:

  • Federal loans: $32,500
  • Private education loans: $0
  • Institutional financing plan: $0

How long will it take me to complete this program?
- The program is designed to take 36 months to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2014-2015, 90% finished in 36 months.

What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?
- The job placement rate for students who completed this program in 2014-2015 is 74%.

The current on time completion rate of full time matriculated acupuncture students is 85.6%.

Graduates are trained to have their own successful practices, however the job market is increasing for acupuncturists. The Eastern School provides a private alumni job forum that posts job openings in the health and wellness field that is exclusive to the alumni.

To view the US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics please go to: http://www.bls.gov/oes/2001/oes_stru.htm
The SOC code for acupuncturists is 29-0000.

Traditional Herbal Medicine Program

Academic Year Fall 2016-2017 
 Application Fee (non-refundable)$25 (Waived for Current ESATM Students)
 Program Tuition$10,350
 Books & Supplies $1,000 (Approximate Cost)

For further information, contact Jennifer Coppola at 973-746-8717 x13 or jcoppola@esatm.edu.