Admission Overview

New York College of Health Professions is deeply committed to recruiting the most highly qualified and motivated candidates for admission. We are particularly proud of our diverse student population, comprised of individuals from a variety of cultural backgrounds and experience who possess many unique strengths and qualities. Our students contribute to the friendly and supportive atmosphere of New York College of Health Professions.

The College offers three trimesters of study per calendar year.  The spring trimester starts in early January and the application deadline to apply for the spring trimester is in December.  The summer trimester starts in early May and the application deadline to apply for the summer trimester is in April.  The fall trimester starts in late August, and the deadline to apply for the fall trimester is August 13th.

The admissions process is designed not only to assess the academic strength of the candidate, but also his or her desire and ability to benefit from the program of choice. Many facets of a candidate are considered: communication skills, intelligence, maturity, willingness to embrace and promote the principles of holistic health, as well as the potential for personal growth.

Qualified applicants for the massage therapy program have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.  Qualified applicants for the acupuncture and oriental medicine programs have earned either 60 college credits or minimally an associate level degree.

Applicants are required to complete an application and application essay.  Additional documentation includes official transcripts, immunization records showing receipt of two doses of the MMR vaccine (as required by the New York State Health Department), and a recent physical.

New York College of Health Professions is located in Syosset, New York, with a teaching site location at Bellevue Hospital.  The College offers a limited number of courses from the massage therapy, acupuncture, and oriental medicine programs at the site at Bellevue Hospital.  This affords students the chance to take courses in a hospital/health care facility.  The College affords he opportunity for students to intern in the student academic teaching clinic at Bellevue Hospital to gain experience working with patients to learn how to treat ailments with the integration of Eastern healing within a traditional Western medical facility.

International students interested in New York College of Health Professions should contact the admissions office for additional information.

New York College of Health Professions has the lowest tuition, both undergraduate and graduate, of any non-profit, private institutionally accredited college of its kind in the tri-state area. Most students qualify for financial aid and the college offers scholarships. The following is a basic overview of tuition, fees and additional expenses. More detailed information is available in the current New York College of Health Professions catalog or by calling the Admissions or financial aid office.

$25.00Registration Fee (per trimester)

Tuition is charged per credit for each course taken at New York College of Health Professions.

Undergraduate level courses cost $390 per credit.  

Graduate level courses cost $471 per credit.

Fee Description of Fee
$45.00 Application Fee
$30.00 Liability Insurance Fee (per trimester)
$25.00 College ID Replacement Fee
$100.00 Clinic Fee – MT Clinic 1/GSOM Grand Rounds through Clinic 4 (per trimester)
$75.00 Lab Fee – HS 114, HS 115, EL 104, CH 303, CH 304, CH 401
$450.00 Acupuncture/Oriental Medicine Clinic Kit (Acupuncture Technique 1)
$100.00 Graduation Fee
$325.00 Challenge Exam Fee – Prior Learning (per course)
$50.00 Installment Plan Fee
$50.00 Late Payment Fee
$35.00 Add/Drop Fee (once the trimester begins)
$250.00 Late Registration Fee
$10.00 Official Transcript Fee
$25.00 Returned Check Fee
$45.00 Replacement/Duplicate Diploma Fee
$75.00 Make-up Exam Fee


To calculate your tuition cost, please visit the corresponding program’s course of study at their respective pages under the Academics section. Depending on the course level (undergraduate or graduate), and the number of credits taken per trimester, your tuition cost can vary. If you are unsure, and need help with this process, feel free to give us a call at 1-800-922-7337.

Financial aid is available to students who qualify.  For information regarding financial aid, please visit our financial aid office.

All students can make payment for their tuition through the online Self-Service portal found at

Contacting Our Admissions Office

New York College of Health Professions
Admissions Office
6851 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 210
Syosset, NY 11791

Phone: 1-800-922-7337 ext. 501
Fax: (516) 364-0989

Admissions appointments and interviews can be scheduled remotely through Google Meet.  Contact the Admissions Office today to schedule an appointment!

Admissions Staff

James Lin – Admissions Counselor