Tuition and Fees

DAOM Program Tuition (2017 Academic Year)

The total tuition for the 1280-hour DAOM program is $22,000, to be paid over a period of two years.

Additional Costs

Tuition does not include the cost of books or additional fees. Required books are estimated to cost approximately $1000.

DAOM Program Fees (2017 Academic Year)

1. Malpractice insurance: $180/year
a. Students can choose to either purchase malpractice insurance through the Five Branches University DAOM Program or add Five Branches University DAOM Program as an additional insured on their own existing malpractice insurance.
b. This fee is collected in full at the beginning of trimesters 1 and 4.
2. Transfer fee: 15% of current tuition up to a maximum of $200.
3. Transcript request: $10
4. Extra copy of diploma: $50
5. Application fee: $65 (US students); $365 (international students)
6. China externship administration fee: $350
7. International student service fee: $2,500
8. I-20 handling fee (applies to international students only): $120
9. Installment payment fee: $15.00 per month for tuition paid by month
10. Credit card payment convenience fee: 3% of payment
11. Late fee: $20 per month

 

English DAOM Program (2017 Academic Year)

Tuition and Fees per Year

Year First Year Second Year
Tuition 11,000.00 11,000.00
Total $11,000 $11,000

Tuition and Fees per Trimester

Trimester 1 2 3 4 5 6
Tuition 3666.67 3666.67 3666.66 3666.67 3666.67 3666.66
Total $3,666.67 $3,666.67 $3,666.66 $3,666.67 $3,666.67 $3,666.66

Please note: Tuition for each year and trimester is based on enrollment in required courses as indicated by the program.

Chinese DAOM Program (2017 Academic Year)

Tuition and Fees per Year

Year First Year Second Year
Tuition 11,000.00 11,000.00
Total $11,000 $11,000

Tuition and Fees per Trimester

Trimester 1 2 3 4 5 6
Tuition 3666.67 3666.67 3666.66 3666.67 3666.67 3666.66
Total $3666.67 $3666.67 $3666.66 $3666.67 $3666.67 $3666.66

Please note: Tuition for each year and trimester is based on enrollment in required courses as indicated by the program.

 

Doctoral CEU Course Discounts

Early Registration: 10%
FBU Alumni: 20%

Deposit

Upon notification of acceptance to the DAOM program, you will be asked to reserve your space with a $300 non-refundable deposit, due within two weeks from the date of acceptance. The deposit will be applied towards the first tuition payment.

Tuition Payment

Tuition may be paid on an annual, trimester, or monthly basis. The annual tuition payment is due in full two weeks prior to the beginning of each year. An installment fee of $15/month is charged for monthly payment plans. Tuition for international students is the same as for U.S. citizens and residents.

The assigning of credit for all courses and clinical training occurs only after all financial obligations have been met. Five Branches University reserves the right to change tuition and fees as necessary.

Returning Alumni Discount

Five Branches University Alumni who return to the school to study the DAOM program are eligible for a discount of 20% savings on your DAOM tuition. This discount only applies if you have attended and graduated Five Branches University and if you have been accepted into the DAOM program.

Refund Policy

Students have the right to cancel their contract for enrollment (withdraw from the program) at Five Branches University and obtain a refund of charges paid through attendance at the first class session, or the seventh calendar day after enrollment, whichever is later. To do so they must submit a Withdrawal form to the Registrar’s Office by the stipulated deadline. If they are unable to do so, a letter, e-mail or fax addressed to the Registrar with the Student’s signature stating cancellation of enrollment will be accepted.

If you choose to cancel your contract after five business days have lapsed, a prorated tuition will be refunded based on the unused percentage of class time remaining. You may drop a course after instruction has started and receive a pro-rated refund for the unused portion of tuition, only if you completed 20% or less of the course. Please refer to the student handbook or the Enrollment Agreement for detailed information on the Five Branches refund policy.

Financial Aid

Federal financial aid is available for the Doctoral program. For detailed information about DAOM financial aid go to: Financial Aid

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