Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Doctoral Programs

Naturopathic Medicine Application Requirements

  • 2 letters of recommendation are strongly encouraged, and in some cases may be required; 1 should be academic (current or former professor), 1 can be academic or professional (work-related) - neither should be from a family member or friend
  • Official transcripts (for any college-level coursework)
  • $75 application fee
  • Written responses to narrative questions
  • Resume
  • Prerequisite plan
  • Shadowing or interviewing of a naturopathic doctor currently in practice to learn about the business/practice environment

Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Application Requirements

  • 2 letters of recommendation are strongly encouraged, and in some cases may be required; 1 should be academic (current or former professor), 1 can be academic or professional (work-related)
  • Official transcripts (for any college-level coursework)
  • $75 application fee
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • Prerequisite plan

Once all materials are received, the programs will review the application and contact the individual to schedule an in-person interview.

International Applicants: Click here for additional application requirements.

Graduate Programs

The graduate programs at Bastyr University require the following to apply:

  • 2 letters of recommendation are strongly encouraged, and in some cases may be required; 1 should be academic (current or former professor) and 1 professional
  • Official transcripts of all college-level coursework 
  • $75 application fee
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • Prerequisite plan (not required for MA in Counseling Psychology application)

Once all materials are received, the programs will review the applications and contact individuals for interviews. All interviews are conducted in-person.

International Applicants: Click here for additional application requirements.

Undergraduate Programs

The undergraduate programs at Bastyr University require the following to apply:

  • Official transcripts sent from all schools attended
  • $60 application fee
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • Prerequisite plan

International Applicants: Click here for additional application requirements.

Post-Baccalaureate Programs

The application requirements for both the post-baccalaureate for the naturopathic medicine and nutrition programs are:

  • Official transcripts (for any college-level coursework)
  • $75 application fee
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • Prerequisite plan

International Applicants: Click here for additional application requirements.

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