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Anatomy and Physiology Requirement Changes

Anatomy & Physiology Update
The SIOM Board of Directors recently approved a change in SIOM’s entrance requirements regarding prerequisites. Effective for this upcoming Fall 2016, entering stude [ ... ] READ MORE

Message from the President: Why SIOM is Unique

The Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine was founded in 1994 with the idea that small class sizes with hands-on supervision, clinical experience with seasoned practitioners in a diverse range of sty [ ... ] READ MORE

Doctoral Degree Announcement

SIOM begins its Doctoral Degree in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (D.A.H.M.) in the Fall of 2016 SIOM recently received permission from its accrediting body, the Accreditation Commission for Acupunc [ ... ] READ MORE


Tours and Interviews

Before you apply, we encourage you to visit the school, take a tour, sit in on classes, and get a treatment in the teaching clinic in order to become more familiar with our programs. For more information about applying, please email us at


Upcoming Tours

To RSVP for one of the tours below, please email  Please email the date and time of the tour in your subject line.  Let us know if you plan on bringing a guest. 



Wednesday, November 9 at 3PM

Friday, November 18 at 11AM 



Friday, December 9 at 11AM

Wednesday, December 14 at 3PM


Wednesday, January 18 at 12pm

Friday, January 27 at 12pm


Upcoming Interviews and When to Apply

We will begin accepting applications for Fall 2017 in November. We encourage students to apply early.