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Bastyr UniversityBastyr University
Naturopathic Medicine Program (Washington State campus)
14500 Juanita Drive, N.E.
Kenmore, Washington 98028-4966
phone number425.823.1300
fax number425.823.6222

Naturopathic Medicine Program (California campus)
4106 Sorrento Valley Boulevard
San Diego, California 92121
phone number425.823.1300
fax number425.823.6222

Accreditation was initially granted in April 1987 and last reaffirmed in October 2013. The next full-scale evaluation is scheduled for winter/spring of 2019, with a decision on continued accreditation to be made in fall of 2019. The university has institutional accreditation with the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, a U.S. Department of Education-recognized regional accrediting agency.

Boucher Institute Of Naturopathic MedicineBoucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine
Naturopathic Medicine Program
Suite 300
435 Columbia Street
New Westminster, BC V3L 5N8
Canada
phone number604.777.9981
fax number604.777.9982

Initial accreditation was granted in December 2008. In May 2013, the ND programís accreditation was extended until May 2015, at which time the ND program will be reviewed for reaccreditation. The college is recognized by all Canadian provinces that license naturopathic practitioners.

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Naturopathic Medicine Program
1255 Sheppard Avenue East
North York, Ontario M2K 1E2
Canada
phone number416.498.1255
fax number416.498.1576

Accreditation was initially granted September 2000, and last reaffirmed in May 2013. The next full-scale evaluation visit is scheduled for fall 2019, with a decision on continued accreditation to be made in spring 2020. The college is recognized by all Canadian provinces that license naturopathic practitioners.

National College of Natural Medicine National College of Natural Medicine
Naturopathic Medicine Program
049 S.W. Porter
Portland, Oregon 97201
phone number503.552.1660
fax number503.499.0027

Accreditation was initially granted April 1991 and last reaffirmed in April 2010. The next full-scale evaluation visit is scheduled for fall 2014, with a decision on continued accreditation to be made in spring 2015. The college has institutional accreditation with the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, a U.S. Department of Education recognized regional accrediting agency.

National University of Health SciencesNational University of Health Sciences
Naturopathic Medicine Program
200 E. Roosevelt Road
Lombard, Illinois 60148
phone number800.826.6285
fax number630.889.6600

Initial accreditation granted in October 2012. The next full-scale evaluation visit is scheduled for spring 2016, with a decision on continued accreditation to be made in fall 2016. The university has institutional accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission, a U.S. Department of Education recognized regional accrediting agency.

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health SciencesSouthwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences
Naturopathic Medicine Program
2140 E. Broadway Road
Tempe, Arizona 85282
phone number480.858.9100
fax number480.858.0222

Accreditation was initially granted in 1999. and last re-affirmed in May 2013. The next full-scale evaluation visit is scheduled for fall 2018, with a decision on continued accreditation to be made in spring 2019. The college has institutional accreditation with the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, a U.S. Department of Education recognized regional accrediting agency.

University of Bridgeport University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine
Naturopathic Medicine Program
60 Lafayette Street
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604
phone number203.576.4109
fax number203.576.4107

Initial accreditation was granted in March 2006 and last re-affirmed in April 2009. In May 2013, the ND programís accreditation was extended until October 2014, at which time the ND program will be reviewed for reaccreditation. The university has institutional accreditation with the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, a U.S. Department of Education recognized regional accrediting agency.

Candidate Programs

There are currently no ND programs with candidacy status.


Approved Residency Sponsors

CNME approves accredited naturopathic medicine programs to sponsor postdoctoral residency programs in naturopathic medicine. In order to be a CNME-approved sponsor, the program must meet the requirements stated in the Handbook on CNME Postdoctoral Naturopathic Medical Education Sponsor Recognition Process And Standards, (200KB .pdf file) a copy of which can be downloaded from the website. Currently, naturopathic medicine programs at the following four institutions are approved by CNME to sponsor residency programs:

  • Bastyr University;
  • Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine;
  • National College of Natural Medicine; and
  • Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences.

Contact information for these institutions is listed above.

 

   
 
 
Last updated March, 2014