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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

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

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

Initial accreditation was granted in December 2008 and last re-affirmed in May 2015. The next full-scale evaluation visit is scheduled for fall 2017, with a decision on continued accreditation to be made in spring 2018. 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

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

Accreditation was initially granted April 1991 and last reaffirmed in May 2015. The next full-scale evaluation visit is scheduled for fall 2021, with a decision on continued accreditation to be made in spring 2022. 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

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

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

Initial accreditation was granted in March 2006 and last re-affirmed in May 2014. The next full-scale evaluation visit is scheduled for fall 2017, with a decision on continued accreditation to be made in spring 2018. 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

Universidad del Turabo Universidad del Turabo
School of Health Sciences
P.O. Box 303
Gurabo, Puerto Rico 00778
phone number787.743.7979

Candidacy was initially granted in May 2015. An evaluation visit for continued candidacy is scheduled for winter or spring 2017. The university is accredited by Middles States Commission on Higher Education.


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 June, 2015