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Tuition and Other Expenses

Tuition for the full–time Master’s degree program is $21.50 per semester hour. The total of semester hours in the M.S.O.M. program is 3,092.5. The total number of semester hours in the M.S.Ac. program is 2,525.5 hours. Each term consists of approximately 250 to 350 semester hours depending on how the student chooses to complete the program. Tuition must be paid in full for each term at registration unless other financial arrangements have been made with the college.

In addition to tuition and living expenses, there are a number of other expenses that the student should anticipate as part of an acupuncture education.Such fees include:

  • Non–refundable space reservation deposit applied towards
    the first semesterís tuition $300.00
  • Registration fee $50.00 per term
  • Late registration fee $80.00 per term
  • Drop/Add fee $40.00 per course/clinic
  • Transcript fee $12.00 per transcript
  • Books $500.00 – $600.00 per year
  • Acupuncture supplies $200.00 – $300.00 per year
  • Make-up/missed exam fee $90.00 plus proctoring fees
  • Make-up final exam fee $120.00 plus proctoring fees
  • Proctor fee for make-up exams $8.00 per hour
  • Clinic fee $45.00 per clinic
  • Non-credit clinic fee $75.00 per clinic
  • Malpractice insurance fee $60.00 per term
  • Student services fee $20.00 per term
  • Graduate processing fee $150.00 paid in the last term
  • Change of graduation fee $50.00 per occurrence
  • Leave of absence/reinstatement fee $100.00 per occurrence
  • Challenge exams $150.00 per exam plus proctoring fees
  • Intercampus transfer fee $150.00
In New Mexico, a state tax is charged on tuition, fees and books.