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IPEDS ID: 209296
OPE ID: 02534000
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National University of Natural Medicine
049 SW Porter Street, Portland, Oregon 97201-4848
General information:  (503) 552-1555
Website:  www.nunm.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  597 (38 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  2 to 1
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).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
5%
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – graduate courses offered, programs not offered
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty40128
Instructional36125
Research and public service43
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Average tuition and fees for academic year2018-2019
Undergraduate student tuition and fees
Tuition$10,170
Fees$90
Graduate student tuition and fees
Tuition$14,080
Fees$90
Alternative Tuition Plans
  • No alternative tuition plans are offered by this institution.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2016-2017
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11450%$55,540$3,967
Pell grants1450%$55,540$3,967
Federal student loans1968%$120,816$6,359
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2016-2017, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment597
Undergraduate enrollment38
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment15
Graduate enrollment559
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 100%
Part-time: 0%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 13%
Female: 87%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 0%
Black or African American: 0%
Hispanic/Latino: 8%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 82%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 39%
25 and over: 61%
Age unknown: 0%
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 90%
Part-time: 10%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: -1%
Enrolled in some distance education: -1%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%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%
Undergraduate application fee (2018-2019): $50
  • This institution does not admit full-time first-time degree/certificate-seeking students, 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 byProgramBachelorMasterDoctor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Health Professions and Related Programs
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine-249
Ayurvedic Medicine/Ayurveda-0-
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist-29-
Clinical Research Coordinator-3-
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other12--
International Public Health/International Health-4-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor-0-
Naturopathic Medicine/Naturopathy--87
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies10--
Category total226096
Grand total226096
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2016-2017
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 1
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 6
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution (*)
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $19,278
  • (*) One or more average amounts of benefits/assistance are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental MedicineAccredited since (05/09/2000)12/31/2016
Northwest Commission on Colleges and UniversitiesAccredited since (09/01/2004)12/31/2017
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Acupuncture (ACUP) - Professional master's degree and professional master's level certificate and diploma programs in acupuncture and oriental medicineAccredited since (05/07/2000)07/01/2023
Council on Naturopathic Medical Education
Naturopathy (NATUR) - Programs leading to the N.D. or N.M.D. degreeAccredited since (04/13/1991)12/31/2022
  • 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/138248.
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
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary120
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 Year201520142013
Default rate0.7%1.8%0.7%
Number in default121
Number in repayment130109141
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)