Admission

Non-Discrimination Policy

    The American International Acupuncture Institute does not discriminate in its admission or employment policy, nor in its educational practices or allocation of educational resources, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, political allegiance, age, gender, sexual preference, marital status, or physical disability.

Application Requirements

All applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • have successfully completed 60 semester hours in arts and sciences, including nine semester hours in the biosciences, from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Secretary of Education (the biosciences requirement may be completed concurrently during the first    year of enrollment in the AIAI program)
  • demonstrate the financial ability and educational capacity to complete the program

   All applicants must submit the following items to the Admissions Committee.

  • a completed application form
  • a non-refundable application fee of $ 100.00
  • two passport-size photographs
  • two letters of recommendation mailed directly to AIAI from former teachers, college officials, employers, or other professionals commenting on the applicant’s character, aptitude, and potential to succeed in the study of acupuncture
  • an official transcript from each college or institution of higher learning previously attended

   Official Transcripts

   AIAI will only accept students who meet the 60 semester hours requirement. Applicants must submit proof of this by having the institution(s) they attended mail their official transcripts directly to AIAI. An official transcript is one that is stamped with the raised seal of the institution, or printed on electronically secured paper, and signed by an appropriate officer of the institution. Transcripts or copies of transcripts submitted by applicants are not acceptable.

   Applicants who completed all or part of the required 60 semester hours at foreign institutions must submit official transcripts translated into English and evaluated by World.