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Tri-State College of Acupuncture
Tri-State College of Acupuncture 80 Eighth Ave Rm 400 New York, NY 10011 Phone: (212) 242-2255
  • General Information
    About Tri-State College of Acupuncture

    Mission "Tri-State College of Acupuncture provides an education that honors classical traditions and modern approaches in the training of independent acupuncture and Oriental medicine health care providers. The college is also committed to educating other health care providers and the general public in aspects of acupuncture and Oriental medicine." The college intends to achieve this mission by adhering to the following specific aims: To develop a modern, expanded, integrative definition of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine that incorporates the core values and competencies necessary for healthcare professionals of the 21st century. To train students in a diversity of styles of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, through exposure to master and senior practitioners trained in East Asian, European, and North American traditions. To develop protocols that facilitate the integration of different styles and traditions of Acupuncture and Oriental Medical practice, as well as the integration of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with conventional and Complementary and Alternative medical approaches. To ground the educational programs of the college in a competency-based model where experience comes first. To infuse the curriculum with the practice of mindfulness from the East and the spirit of research from the West. To employ innovative teaching approaches including critical thinking, problem and case-based learning, reflective practice, evidence-based learning and creative thinking. To explore the possibility of developing and implementing research projects aimed at mainstreaming classical and modern acupuncture techniques and practices. To explore the possibility of developing and implementing research into innovative approaches to acupuncture and Oriental medicine education. To provide post-graduate education to licensed acupuncturists and other healthcare professionals in all aspects of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and related disciplines, through advanced credit-bearing programs and continuing education courses. To encourage the college’s students, faculty, and alumni to actively participate in both state and national Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine associations and projects for the public good.

    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • None
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    • </div><div style="font-weight:bold;padding-top:6px">Special Learning Opportunities</div>None
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Master's degree
    Campus Setting
    • City: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 178
    Native American 0.0
    Asian 29.0
    African American 5.0
    Hispanic 8.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 0
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 136

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