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FIVE BRANCHES UNIVERSITY, SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA

Santa Cruz, CaliforniaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1984Established Year
  305Enrollment

Five Branches University Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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The Five Branches University, located in California, is a private university.  Established in 1984, the university became one of the first Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) colleges in the United States.

Highlights

TypePrivate
UG Application PortalOfficial website
Work-Study ProgramNo
Mode of ProgramsFull-time, part-time
Campus Housing CapacityNot applicable
Annual Cost of AttendanceDTCM/MTCM Program: $68,700 MAc Total Program: $52,950
Admission Helpdesk

San Jose – (408) 260-0208|sjadmissions@fivebranches.edu

Santa Cruz – Eleonor – (831) 476-9424 Ext 31|admissions@fivebranches.edu

Programs, Campus & Residence

  • The university offers 3 graduate degrees in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture and 2 postgraduate degrees in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • The university also offers certificate programs in Asian Bodywork and Qigong programs
  • The university has two campuses in Santa Cruz and San Jose. Neither of the campuses offers on-campus housing; however, information about off-campus housing in the surrounding area can be obtained from the university website. Each campus is provided with facilities like Health Center, Herb Room, Equipment and Materials, Student Lounge, Library and Learning Resources, Conference Rooms, and more

Five Branches University Admission Process

Admission Requirements-

  • Transcripts, a photocopy of the first page of the passport, recent passport-style photograph, statement of purpose, resume
  • Test Scores- AP, CLEP, ACT/PEP, USAFI
  • English Proficiency Test Score–
    • TOEFL iBT- 80
    • IELTS- Level 6.5
  • Application Fee- $45
  • Intake Season– Fall Trimester: May 1st, Spring Trimester: September 1st, Summer Trimester: March 1st
  • Additional Requirements– Two letters of recommendation, Financial Statement, Health Insurance

Cost of Attendance & Financial Aids

  • More than 80% of the students receive financial aid

Five Branches University Cost of Attendance

ExpenseCost in USD
DTCM/MTCM Program$68,700
MAc Total Program$52,950
Books$1000/month
Room, board and miscellaneous$2000/month

The alumni of the university are provided with the services of the Career Development Department of the institute.

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$ 18,0001st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


$ 16,7801st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS

$ 18,0001st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


$ 16,7801st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS

$ 18,0001st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


$ 16,7801st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS

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Five Branches University Overview

Institution TypePrivate
Student Population305
FAFSA Code031313
Application Cost$45
Accreditation ACCAO
Average Cost of Attendance$18,000 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Attendance Cost

$18,000

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Post Graduate Program$18,000 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
1592461546-
+1-831-476-9424
TELEPHONE
200 7th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
ADDRESS

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Santa Cruz Women's Health Center, Live Oak0.66 Km
zapperconnect1.89 Km
Branciforte Plaza2.18 Km
San Lorenzo Park Plaza Shopping Center2.61 Km
El Rancho Shopping Center2.63 Km
Santa Cruz, .ca2.65 Km
Santa Cruz Antique Fair2.68 Km
Galleria2.7 Km
Proactiv Kiosk2.89 Km
Sunglass Hut2.93 Km
King's Plaza Shopping Center2.97 Km
Begonia Plaza3.03 Km
EMPRESA 13.04 Km
Capitola Mall3.05 Km
Hair Tie Scarf Shop3.2 Km
41st Avenue Executive Plaza3.28 Km
Gateway Plaza3.38 Km
Almar Shopping Center4.16 Km
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Book Store

Cook's Bookcase2.03 Km
Renata Kirby Book Store2.53 Km
Josselyn Vega Book Store2.53 Km
Bookshop Santa Cruz2.79 Km
Agnus Dei Christian Book and Gift Store2.81 Km
Comicopolis2.81 Km
Frenchy's Adult Sex Toy Store2.89 Km
Atlantis Fantasyworld2.92 Km
Literary Guillotine2.94 Km
Grey Bears Book Store3.03 Km
Friends of the Capitola Library Bookstore3.05 Km
Wonderland Toys & Classroom Resources3.93 Km
Free to Ride Surf Shop4.3 Km
Avalon Visions4.38 Km
LowBrow Fine Art Gallery & Design4.65 Km
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Airport

Dominican Santa Cruz Hospital Heliport3.23 Km
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