- Successful completion of at least two years accredited post-secondary education (60 semester credits or 90 quarter credit hours ).
- Distribution of academic prerequisites for Illinois students for the B.S./M.S. program or the Acupuncture Program with less than an Associate Degree:
Math/Physical Science (6 to 8 sem. credits), English/Composition (6 to 8 sem.credits),
Social/Behavioral Science (6 to 8 sem. credits), Business/Economics (6 to 8 sem. credits), or their equivalent.
**Wisconsin students do not need to meet the academic distribution prerequisite**
- Official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended must be sent directly to the admissions office. The minimum acceptable GPA is 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
- Completion of an admissions interview.
- An application with a check for $315 ($65 application fee and $250 deposit) - fully refundable if admission is denied
Students entering the Acupuncture or Oriental Medicine program must have their application submitted, all of their documentation on file, and have completed an admissions interview two weeks prior to the beginning of the quarter. Late submission may result in the deferral of acceptance to a later quarter, but applicants may be admitted up to the first day of classes.
Selection of Candidates
Selection is based on previous academic achievement, professional experience and an admissions interview. During the admissions interview, prospective students are given an opportunity to explain how they became interested in medicine and their vision of their future career in the field of Chinese medicine. The college is looking for applicants who demonstrate the level of commitment, enthusiasm, confidence and maturity needed to build a successful professional practice.
A notice of acceptance or denial will be sent by mail to prospective students who complete the application process and admissions interview.
Out of State Students / Foreign Applicants Living in the U.S.
Admission interviews may be done by telephone if travel arrangements are difficult. There are moderately priced hotels/motels available in southeastern Wisconsin for those who would like to conduct their admissions interview in person. Applicants who have completed their studies outside the United States must present all post secondary school credentials. Documents must be authenticated or certified and those not in English must be accompanied by certified translations. Nonresident applicants must meet the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) requirements.
In addition to the Admissions Requirements listed above, international applicants are required to have their transcripts translated by an official translation service before they can be considered for admission. The official translation and evaluation must clearly indicate hours and credits of study, and that the education is equivalent to a minimum of 60 semester credits or 90 quarter credit hours.
Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English. A minimum score of 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and demonstration of language proficiency during the admissions interview are required for admissions.
The Midwest College will issue an Immigration and Naturalization Service Form I-20 to international students who are accepted into the program, and who have provided the college with a confidential financial statement showing proof of sufficient funds to meet their tuition and living expenses for at least the first year of study in the United States. It is the student’s responsibility to obtain an F1 visa to study in the United States.
Foreign applicants should visit the U.S Department of State for additional information