The East West College of Natural Medicine (EWCNM) admits qualified students of any race, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. EWCNM does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies or other school administered programs.
List ALL Colleges, Universities & Post Secondary Schools attended, beginning with the most recently attended. Official Transcripts must be mailed from each school directly to the EWCNM Admissions Department. All transcripts from schools outside of the U.S. must be sent directly to EWCNM from a licensed independent transcript evaluation company.
If you have been convicted of a crime, you must complete a detailed statement that includes all relative dates, jurisdictions, charges and any imposed sentences and probation information. The statement must be typed and attached to this application.
Essays must be typed on a separate sheet of paper and emailed to the Director of Admissions. The essay must be a minimum of 300 words and a maximum of 500 words. The essay must address the following:
Describe the personal and professional experiences that have led you to a career in Oriental Medicine.
What are your professional goals and how do you plan to achieve them?
EWCNM requires two recommendation forms and ask they be completed by teachers, spiritual leaders, co- workers, supervisors or other professionals that are willing to comment on your ability to engage in an advanced educational and professional program, as well as your potential as a health care practitioner. Recommendations will not be accepted from relatives or people living in the same household. Please provide each of your references with the EWCNM “Recommendation Form” and ask them to return the form directly to EWCNM.
The following items must be submitted to Admissions prior to your Academic Interview:
1. Personal Essay (see Part V for details)
2. Copy of high school diploma or transcripts (or GED documentation)
3. Non-Refundable Application Fee ($100) or $150 for International Students
The following items must be requested by the applicant to be sent directly to East West College of Natural Medicine.
1. Official transcripts from each post-secondary school previously attended (see Part II for details)
2. Two recommendation forms
By signing below, I understand that all materials filed in support of this application are not returnable and will become part of my permanent record at the East West College of Natural Medicine. Furthermore, I certify that all information given on this application is true and correct. If the information on this application changes between now and my matriculation into EWCNM, I will notify the Admissions Department. I authorize the East West College of Natural Medicine to investigate all statements on this application and to request a background/credit check if necessary.
Application Form and Essay can be returned by mail, fax or email to:
East West College of Natural Medicine
3808 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234
Fax: (941) 355-3243