General Information About Bastyr University
As the premier institution in natural health arts and sciences education, we feel strongly about providing the public with authoritative health information, life-enriching classes, and talks by world-renowned lecturers and authors. If you live in the local area, we welcome you to visit our campus to take a class, hear speakers, enjoy our vegetarian cafeteria, host your events and retreats, and use our library. To explore Bastyr from home, take our virtual tour (it might take a few seconds to load). No matter where you live, please take advantage of our online resources and sign up for our newsletters so we can keep in touch. Health Care Services * Bastyr Center for Natural Health DispensaryBastyr Center for Natural Health – The University's teaching clinic, Bastyr Center for Natural Health, is the largest natural health clinic in the Northwest, with approximately 35,000 patient visits annually. The clinic provides health care services and student clinical training in our beautiful, LEED-certified facility, located in the Fremont/Wallingford district of Seattle. (What is naturopathic medicine?) * Dispensaries – A natural products dispensary and a Chinese herbal medicine dispensary are located onsite at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, where you can also buy unique gift items. Your health care practitioner may call in your herbal prescription for pickup during our convenient business hours. * Bastyr Integrative Oncology Research Center – Bastyr also offers comprehensive, integrative care to those with cancer on our serene, wooded campus in Kenmore, Washington. The Bastyr Integrative Oncology Research Center (BIORC) provides people living with cancer adjunctive treatments tailored to each stage of treatment and recovery, including acupuncture, nutritional guidance, herbal remedies and mind-body medicine. On-Campus Resources * Public Access – The University encourages our community and other visitors to share in the beauty of the gardens, walk the reflexology path, hike or bike the forest trails, and enjoy the library, cafeteria, bookstore or similar amenities during University hours of operation. In addition, the University’s conference services department can assist qualified groups with the rental of rooms and catering needs. The phone number for conference services is (425) 602-3075. During daylight hours, the University has athletic fields that are available for qualified groups upon agreement and reservation. The phone number for Bastyr's facilities department is (425) 602-3064. * Bookstore – Our bookstore carries a unique collection of natural health-related books, products, gifts, clothing and supplies. * Cafeteria – Bastyr's award-winning cafeteria serves healthy vegetarian cuisine, baked bread, and desserts daily. Open to the public. Hours change during holidays and school breaks. * Conference Services – We offer room rentals and catering services for conferences and retreats. Our chapel, known worldwide for its outstanding acoustics, is also available for private ceremonies, concerts and recording sessions. * Courses for the Public – Choose from a variety of academic, The front of Bastyr Universityadult-education and continuing education classes that fit your schedule. * Library – The largest collection of complementary and alternative medicine resources in the Pacific Northwest, including books, journals, audio and videotapes, and online resources. The library also holds an impressive historical collection of rare and early works. * Medicinal Herb Garden and Reflexology Footpath – Our ever-growing, student-maintained organic medicinal herb garden contains more than 350 medicinal and culinary herbs and crops. The garden's harvests are used in the nutrition department's cooking classes, incorporated into the cafeteria menu, and over 300 pounds was donated last year to Hopelink. The reflexology footpath, the first of its kind in North America, is a nationally known feature, drawing visitors and national media attention. Self-guided tour booklets are available. * Research studies – Support Bastyr's research activity in the field of natural health sciences by volunteering to be a research participant. * Weddings – Our beautiful nondenominational chapel is an ideal setting for wedding ceremonies. Online Health Tips and Information * ONline resources available at your home computerE-mail Newsletters – Sign up for our monthly e-mail newsletters, Bastyr News and Health E-News, and receive helpful tips on natural health and wellness, announcements of classes and events, healthy recipes and more. * Healthy Recipes – Find a treasury of recipes for healthy and great-tasting meals and desserts. * Natural Health Tips – Read advice from Bastyr faculty members on a variety of health conditions and concerns. * Bastyr Bookstore Online – We offer natural health-related books online, including hard-to-find titles such as the Bastyr cookbook and faculty self-published titles. Enjoy the convenience of online book buying while also supporting Bastyr University's educational and community health programs. * Research – View past and current studies by Bastyr University Research Institute, a leader in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) research. Local Events Join us for engaging speaking events, bookstore readings, the Herb and Food Fair, our annual Haunted Trails, holiday concerts, and more. Jobs at Bastyr Find available positions at Bastyr University and Bastyr Center for Natural Health.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Post-master's certificate
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,007 Native American 6 Asian 76 African American 21 Hispanic 36 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 183 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 641