Application Checklist
•  A Completed Application Form (click here for the form)
     •  A one inch photo attached to application
•  An Application Fee ($70; $120 for Transfer Students; $170 for International Students)
•  A Statement of Purpose (1-2 pages, typed and double spaced)
     •  Tell us about yourself and your past experiences that have influenced your interest in healthcare
     •  Discuss why you want to become a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner and your reasons for applying to NYCTCM
•  Documentation of U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency, or Visa Status
•  Official College Transcript (course descriptions may be required for transfer credit)
 Certified Academic Evaluation (foreign transcripts only)
•  Three Recommendation Letters or NYCTCM Reference Forms (click here for the form)
•  Record of Immunizations: Measles, Mumps, Rubella if born after 12/31/56 (click here for the form)
•  Meningitis (click here for the form)
•  Financial Aid Applicants: See Financial Aid
•  Meet NYCTCM English Language Proficiency (one of the following):
     • Proof of at least two years of study [60 credits] at a U.S. college or university (or at a foreign college or university where English is the primary language and where English was the medium of instruction). These credits cannot include any courses in English as a Second Language (ESL).
     • Proof of professional licensure in New York State as an M.D., Dentist, Chiropractor, Physical Therapist, R.N., Nutritionist, Physician Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Pharmacist, Psychologist, Veterinarian, or Massage Therapist. Other health-care professionals may submit licensing credentials for review by the NYCTCM Admissions Office in order to support their claim of English proficiency.
     • Score of 61 or higher on the Internet Based Test (IBT) of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), with a minimum speaking exam score of 26 and a minimum listening exam score of 22; or a level 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam.



Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the admissions process or your current status.
New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine 
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Tel: 516.739.1545      Fax: 516.873.9622

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