South Baylo University is a nonprofit, public-benefit, free-standing institute located in Anaheim, California, United States. Established in 1977 as a post-secondary education institution, the university is one of the largest and most esteemed Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine schools in the USA.
The university offers Masters and Doctoral level degrees in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
The school has two campuses – the main one, at Anaheim and the other in Los Angeles. SBU is home to about 410 students from all over the globe. The Master’s program has an enrollment of 211 and the doctoral program enrollment is 199.
|Year of Establishment||1977|
|Program levels offered||Masters and Doctoral|
|Number of campuses||2|
South Baylo University is one of the top acupuncture schools in the whole of the United States.
At present, the school offers 2 programs – a Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MSAOM) in 3 languages – English, Chinese and Korean and a Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) program in Korean and English.
These programs have been approved and accredited by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) and the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM).
South Baylo University has two campuses-
The Anaheim Main Campus houses a modern three-story 36,000 square foot professional building which includes nine classrooms, library, medical clinic, intern lounge, cafeteria with book store, computer laboratory, anatomy laboratory, faculty and student lounge, and administrative offices.
The Los Angeles Campus is located in a 38,000 square foot, two-story building with six classrooms, one auditorium, library, computer laboratory, student and faculty lounge, cafeteria, bookstore, intern lounge, and medical clinic.
South Baylo University does not offer on-campus housing to its students. However, the Student Services Office provides every kind of help to the students in finding apartments near campus. Students can look for student housing near the campus which includes rented or shared apartments, homestays, etc. The accommodation cost in Southern California ranges between 500 USD to 2,000 USD for a month.
Application – SBU Paper Application
Application Fee – 100 USD
|TOEFL- iBT||a total score of 80 with at least a score of 26 in speaking|
|IELTS||Overall band of at least 6.5 and a speaking band of at least 8.0|
The table below shows the estimated cost of attendance at South Baylo University per academic year.
|Expenses||Cost for MSAOM (in USD)||Cost for DAOM (in USD)|
|Tuition, Fees, and Internship fees (12 units)||4,701||6,165|
|Books and Supplies||375||180|
|Room and Board||10,980||9,000|
South Baylo University offers several scholarships to students every quarter based on
5 kinds of scholarships are available in each quarter and a student is eligible to receive a maximum of 3 scholarships at a time.
Students who choose to work on campus at South Baylo University, are required to sign up for on-campus employment with the International Student Advisor (ISA) and for this, they must get 2 letters of recommendation from the ISA and the Human Resources department and they must also be able to present, form I-20 and I-94 and their passports.
Students arriving on campus on an F-1 student visa, are not permitted to work off-campus unless they have the proper authorization to do so.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Medicine Programs||Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary