News Flash from AAAOM, American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental
California regulator moved to close South Baylo University
The California regulatory agency that oversees all private vocational
schools moved to pull South Baylo University’s license to operate. Evidence was
provided by a group of whistleblowers who worked in senior administrative
positions. Included in the complaint is item #32 which claims ACAOM approved the
school to offer an unaccredited BSHS so that students could meet the bachelor
degree requirement to enter the Master degree program. Thirty percent of South
Baylo students qualified in this way. You can read the complaint at this link:
Fifteen acupuncture schools named in the Gainful Employment (GE) list
of schools with failing programs in January 2017
Fifteen acupuncture schools made the final and official Gainful
Employment list of schools with failing/zone programs in January 2017. While
many postsecondary programs offer value to students, there are a significant
number of career training programs—specifically for-profit programs—that do not
provide their graduates with a reasonable return on investment. The GE list
indicate that over 800 programs serving hundreds of thousands students fail the
Department of Education’s accountability standards with an annual loan payment
that is at least greater than 30 percent of discretionary income and greater
than 12 percent of total earnings. Ninety-eight percent of these failing GE
programs are offered by for-profit institutions. “Too many for-profit colleges
have misled students, leaving them unable to find jobs that earn enough to pay
off their crushing debt,” said U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown. “The Department of
Education’s gainful employment rule is critical in holding for-profit schools
accountable and we must continue fighting to make sure students come before
Here are the acupuncture schools listed, among over 800 others in the
nation on the GE List.
Acupuncture and Massage College in Miami FL
American Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Roseville MN
American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine in Houston TX
AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in Austin TX
Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Denver CO
East West College of Natural Medicine in Sarasota FL
Emperors College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in Santa Monica
Florida College of Integrative Medicine in Orlando FL
Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in Racine WI
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego CA (listed
Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture in Phoenix AZ
Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine in Seattle WA
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