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Students enrolled in the Acupuncture & Moxibustion Diploma Program, TCMP Diploma Program and Advanced TCMP Diploma Program may be eligible, if qualified, for loans, grants, or awards granted under the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP).

To find out if you qualify please visit: (English OSAP) (French OSAP)

All of our programs have been approved as vocational training by the Government of Canada, and are HST exempt.  We provide students with an annual T2202a form for tuition tax credits.  

Our Tuition Promise:  The rate of tuition paid upon your first registration will not increase as long as you are consistently enrolled in your program.

Fees for the diploma programs are structured on a by-credit basis; each credit costs $150 for full-time study, $200 for part-time study.  One credit is equivalent to 15 hours of study.  The full-time hourly tuition rate is $10/hour.  In order to attain “full-time status” students are required to take 16 credits or more per term.


Diploma Programs

 Acupuncture & Moxibustion Diploma Program $22,800
 TCMP Diploma Program $34,050
 Advanced TCMP Diploma Program $43,800
 Herbology Diploma Program $19,050


Graduate Programs

 TCMP for R.Ac Diploma Program $8,700
 Japanese Acupuncture & Moxibustion Certificate $1,200
 Korean Five Element Acupuncture Certificate $600


Certificate Programs

 Acupuncture & Moxibustion Certificate $6,500
 Asian Bodywork Therapy Certificate $6,500
 TCM Preparatory Certificate $3,600


Other Fees

 Application Fee $50
 Textbooks and Materials $1,000 – $1,500 (approximation)
 Lab Coat $47
 Library Endowment Fee $15/year


Payment can be made by semester or monthly.  Please inquire about payment plan options.

*Please note that fees for internships in China are not included in the above fees.
*Textbooks and materials are not included in the tuition fees, students can expect to spend between $500-$1000 for textbooks and materials for the Acupuncture & Moxibustion Diploma Program, and $1000-$1500 for textbooks and materials for the Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Programs.

Eight Branches strives to accommodate all students who demonstrate a desire to study at our facility. To this effect we have structured a program that offers substantial academic value at a comparatively low cost. Those students in need of financial aid are invited to contact our registration office to discuss payment options.

Academic Transfers:

Academic Transfers will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.  Materials from previous course work will be examined and students may be required to demonstrate coursework knowledge through oral or written examination.  The total fee for bulk transfer is $300.  Individual courses can be transferred at a rate of $50/course.