East West College of Nature Medicine is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, 750 First Street N.E., Suite 980, Washington, DC, 20002-4242, 202-336-6780, to award master’s degrees and diplomas. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. As of December 12, 2016 the United States Department of Education has determined it will no longer recognize the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools as an accreditor which permits participation in Federal Title IV programs. ACICS-accredited schools have 18 months from this ruling to secure accreditation through a different agency that is recognized by the United States Department of Education. As of the publication of this catalog, the school is eligible to participate in Title IV financial aid programs outlined in the Financial Aid section of this catalog, and is seeking a new institutional accreditor.
The Master of Science Degree in Oriental Medicine program of East West
College of Natural Medicine is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Commission for
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), which is the recognized accrediting agency
for programs preparing acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners. ACAOM is
located at 8941 Aztec Drive, Suite 2, Eden Prairie, MN 55347; phone 952/212-2434; fax
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