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IPEDS ID: 447801
OPE ID: 03995300
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University of East-West Medicine
595 Lawrence Expressway, Sunnyvale, California 94085-3922
General information:  (408) 733-1878
Website:  www.uewm.edu
Type:  4-year, Private for-profit
Awards offered:  Master's degree
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Midsize
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  227 (0 undergraduate)
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Special Learning Opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2018Full timePart time
Total faculty235
Instructional235
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2018-2019
Tuition$8,100
Fees$165
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2017-2018, therefore financial aid information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2017-2018, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2018
Total enrollment (all graduate)227
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 49%
Part-time: 51%Student Gender:
Male: 32%
Female: 68%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 86%
Black or African American: 0%
Hispanic/Latino: 0%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 2%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 11%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
  • Institutions that did not offer undergraduate programs were not required to report Outcome Measures.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2017-2018
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Health Professions and Related Programs
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine7433
Category total7433
Grand total7433
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2017-2018
  • Institution did not award educational benefits in 2013-14.
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental MedicineAccredited since (05/08/2005)08/16/2021
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Doctor of Acupuncture (DAOM) - Professional post-graduate doctoral programs in acupuncture and in Oriental MedicineAccredited since (02/25/2017)08/12/2017
Master's Degree- Oriental Medicine in Chinese (MDOMC)Accredited since ((!)05/08/2005)08/31/2021
Master's Degree- Oriental Medicine in English (MDOME)Accredited since ((!)05/08/2005)08/31/2021
Master's Degree- Oriental Medicine in Korean (MDOMK)Accredited since ((!)05/08/2005)08/31/2021
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/183682.
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape000
Fondling000
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery100
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201620152014
Default rate3.0%5.0%3.8%
Number in default232
Number in repayment655952
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)