Fast Facts

Who We Are

Average student age: 31
Median student age: 28
Gender: 85% female and 15% male
International students: 83, representing 38 countries

Further details on the diversity of Bastyr University students is available by clicking here.

Fall Enrollment (2017): 1,205

School of Naturopathic Medicine

  • Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine: 587

    • Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine/Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (dual track): 36

    • Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine/Acupuncture (dual track): 1

    • Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine/Ayurvedic Sciences (dual track): 6

    • Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine and Counseling Psychology (dual track): 3

    • Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine/Public Health (dual track): 6

  • Naturopathic Medicine Post Baccalaureate: 12

Department of Botanical Medicine

School of Traditional World Medicines

  • Master of Science in Acupuncture/Master of Science in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine: 71

  • Master of Science in Ayurvedic Sciences:17

  • Master of Science in Acupuncture & Ayurvedic Sciences (dual track): 2

  • Bachelor of Science in Oriental Medicine*: 4

  • Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine: 19

  • Certificate in Chinese Herbal Medicine*: 5

School of Natural Health Arts and Sciences

Department of Midwifery

Department of Counseling and Health Psychology

Department of Basic Sciences

Department of Public Health

Unclassified/Non-degree enrollment:13


Fall 2017: 80 core faculty, 130 adjunct faculty

Fall 2016: 85 core faculty, 121 adjunct faculty


Clinical Training Program

Clinical student-faculty ratio: 6:1
Patient visits to Bastyr Center for Natural Health: approximately 35,000

Student Outcomes Data


* These programs are currently not admitting new students. For further information about any other program, contact the Admissions office at

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Did You Know?

  • Bastyr University campus was once a Catholic seminary
  • Bastyr Center for Natural Health is the largest natural health clinic in Washington State
  • Bastyr University is a sister school with Shanghai University of Traditional Medicine in China
  • Bastyr Center received more than 34,000 patient visits last year