Admissions at Bastyr University are mildly competitive due to the university’s selective nature. The institute has campuses in Kenmore and San Diego. The main aim of the educational courses in Bastyr University is to provide its students with in-depth knowledge of Natural Sciences, which puts it among the list of most innovative and specialized universities in the US.
Every year thousands of students apply for admission in the University but only 68% of them get admission. In fall Semester of 2018, 1,098 students enrolled in Bastyr University out of which 161 were Undergraduate students. 2% of those students are International students.
Bastyr University offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in nearly 25 disciplines including Health Psychology, Herbal Sciences, Nutrition and Acupuncture. Along with these courses, students can also apply for Certificate courses in Holistic Landscape Design and Chinese Herbal Medicine.
|Application Portal||Online Portal|
|Application Fee (Non- Refundable)||Undergraduate programs – 60 USD|
Graduate programs – 75 USD
|Average UGrad GPA||3.32|
|TOEFL (iBT) score||92|
|Mode of Payment||Master-Card/American Express/Visa|
|Letters of Recommendation||Required (Two)|
|Financial Aid||Loans and Scholarship|
|International Admissions||Bastyr Admissions|
To grab the best opportunities, it is important that the students must submit their applications prior to the international application deadlines.
|MA in Counseling Psychology; MS in Nutrition; MS in Counseling Psychology||January 1|
|Priority decision||February 1|
|Regular decision||March 15|
Even though priority deadlines have been met, students can contact the University if there is still space left in any of the courses.
Bastyr University heartily welcomes International students from all across the globe with the same hospitality as the domestic students. International students must fulfill certain requirements if they wish to study in the US.
To apply for any of the programs in the University, International students must submit following documents prior to their admission:
Optional Requirement: MCAT Score
International students must submit scores of TOEFL and IELTS since English is the second language spoken in their country.
In the official TOEFL – Internet Based Test (iBT), students’ score should be 92. Minimum score for
IELTSexam score of the applicant should be of 6.0.
International students must apply for F1 student Visa to get admission in any of the programs offered by the Bastyr University which will ensure their stay in the country during the complete course of study. F1 Visa will not be given to the students in following conditions:
Documents required for applying for F1 visa are:
After submitting all the required documents at the US Embassy, students have to attend a Visa interview. Processing time of an F1 visa is shorter than other Visas. In most of the cases, applicants get the response of Visa immediately after their interview. However, students are advised to start this process as soon as possible to avoid any delays in the whole process.
If the undergraduate students maintain an overall 3.0 GPA in second year, their one-year scholarship can be renewed. All International students are eligible for University funded Scholarship programs.
Bastyr University provides the students with undergraduate programs in various disciplines including Health Psychology, Nutrition and Biology.
Where to apply: Online Portal
Application Fee: 60 USD
To get admission in any of the undergraduate programs, students must submit all the required documents to the University before the deadline.
Bastyr University offers master’s degree programs in various disciplines including Naturopathic Medicine, Acupuncture, Nutrition, Midwifery and Public health. Students applying for graduate programs are eligible for non-renewable one-year scholarships.
Application Portal: Online Application Portal
Application Fee: 75 USD
Here are some specific requirements for the popular graduate courses in Bastyr University:
|Requirements||MS in Acupuncture and Oriental Science||MA in Counseling Psychology||MS in Nutrition||MS in Midwifery||MS in Nutrition for Wellness|
|Letter of Recommendation||Required (2)||Required (2)||Required (2)||Required (2)||Required (2)|
|Statement of Purpose||Not required||Required||Not required||Not required||Not required|
|Work Experience||Recommended||Not required||Not required||Recommended||Not required|
|Interview||By invitation only||By invitation only||By invitation only||By invitation only||By invitation only|
If the students still have any doubt or query regarding the admission process, they can discuss it with the Advisor or contact on any of the two campuses of Bastyr University.
Phone: (425) 602-3332
San Diego Campus
Phone: (858) 246-9700