Admissions: Tuition & Fees

Tuition for the Master of Acupuncture in Classical Five-Element Acupuncture Traditional Track Format is $53,400, approximately $22-23 per classroom hour.* All tuition is paid within the first 3 years of the program — $4,450 per intensive. In addition to tuition, airfare and living expenses, there are other expenses the student should anticipate as part of a Classical Five-Element Acupuncture (CF-EA) education.

These fees include:
Non-refundable Application Fee: $ 200
Non-refundable Reservation Fee (upon acceptance into the program): $ 200
Fourth Year Clinical Fee (payable in two payments of $4,250): $ 8,800**
Tuition Late Fee (per month, per Intensive): $ 100
Student Temporary Withdrawal (at time of withdrawal): $ 300
Student Reinstatement Fee (after a temporary withdrawal): $ 300
Point Location Make-up Exam Fee (prepaid): $ 50
Returned Check Fee: $ 25
Estimated Book Expenses: $ 1,500
Acupuncture Supplies: $ 250
Transcript Copy Fee (prepaid): $ 25

Tuition for the Master of Acupuncture in Classical Five-Element Acupuncture Practitioner Track Format is $650 per  four-day weekend for 26 weekends, one weekend per month. From that point on, their only payments are for the clinical, with the client payment going to the supervisor. In addition to tuition, there are minimal other expenses the student should anticipate as part of a Classical Five-Element Acupuncture education.***

These fees include:
Non-refundable Application Fee: $ 200
Non-refundable Reservation Fee (upon acceptance into the program): $ 200
Monthly Tuition Late Fee (per month): $ 100
Student Temporary Withdrawal (at time of withdrawal): $ 300
Student Reinstatement Fee (after a temporary withdrawal): $ 300
Point Location Make-up Exam Fee (prepaid): $ 50
Returned Check Fee: $ 25
Total Book Expenses: $ 400

*ITEA reserves the right to change tuition cost before the beginning of each academic year.
**Two payments of $4,400, one payable at the beginning of the 4th year, and the second before graduation or before entrance into the fifth year, whichever comes first.

*** Tuition estimate does not include non-acupuncture courses the student may wish to take through ITEA towards the Masters Degree.

TUITION DISCOUNT PLAN

ITEA offers a 5% discount to Traditional Track students who pre-pay their entire tuition at the start of the program. In addition to these savings, prepayment also protects the student against future increases in tuition. At any time in the program Traditional Track students may pay the remainder of their tuition, with no discount, and be protected from future increases in tuition.

For Practitioner Track students, a 5% discount is offered for complete payment of an entire year, paid at their first weekend of each year.

Please see the ITEA Program Catalog for additional program information, or call (720) 890-8922.

ITEA accepts students on the basis of individual merit, and does not discriminate on the basis of any color, ethnic origin, gender, national origin, race, religious background, disability, age or sexual orientation in its admissions policies, education policies or other school-administered policies.

Persons with disability who are physically able to meet the requirements of CF-EA training will be given reasonable accommodation on an individual basis.

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