Accreditation & Approvals

South Baylo University and its following programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (ACAHM):

(1) Master of Science in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (MAcHM) degree program (offered in English, Chinese and Korean)
(2) Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) degree program (offered in English and Korean)

ACAHM does not accredit any programs at the undergraduate/bachelor level.

Accreditation status and notes may be viewed on the ACAHM Directory.

ACAHM is recognized by the United States Department of Education as the specialized accreditation agency for institutions/programs preparing acupuncture practitioners.
ACAHM is located at 500 Lake Street, Suite 204, Excelsior, Minnesota 55331; phone 952/212-2434; https://acahm.org


South Baylo University is approved by the California Acupuncture Board. The Acupuncture Board is located at 444 North 3rd Street, Suite 260, Sacramento, California 95814-0226 Tel: (916) 445-3021, Fax: (916) 445-3015, Website : www.acupuncture.ca.gov.

Students enrolled in the Master’s and Doctoral Programs may be eligible for student financial assistance programs authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (Title IV, HEA Programs) and mandated by the United States Secretary of Education of the U.S. Department of Education (USDE).

The University’s program is approved for the training of veterans and other eligible persons under the United States Code Title 38.

The University is authorized by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service to process Form 1-20, enabling prospective international students to apply for an F1 Student Visa.

Any questions regarding this information that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to:

Physical Address: 1747 North Market, Suite 225, Sacramento, CA 95834
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 980818, W. Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
Internet Web Site Address: www.bppe.ca.gov
Tel (916) 574-8900, (888) 370-7589     Fax (916) 263-1897

As a prospective student, you are encouraged to review the catalog prior to signing an enrollment agreement. You are also encouraged to review the School Performance Fact Sheet, which must be provided to you prior to signing an enrollment agreement.

Please click here to review BPPE’s decision and order.

A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling 1-888- 370-7589, or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau’s internet website: www.bppe.ca.gov 

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