Students enrolled in the MS-TCVM program should expect to pay, in tuition and fees approximately $19,810 and $2,195.25 for textbooks and supplies, (tax included) totaling $22,005.25. Textbooks can be purchased from the school bookstore or through online or local retailers. However, additional fees may be assessed as laid out below:
1. A $25 non-refundable fee will apply to all payments of tuition made via wire transfer.
2. Students who register for a class within 30 days of the start of the semester (after the payment due date has
passed), a $50 non-refundable late fee per class will apply.
3. Students may be eligible to earn certification in the below modalities, at their own expense, should they choose to
do so. The optional cost of certification once all requirements have been met (more information about the
requirements of each can be found on the website at www.tcvm. com) is $150 per certification. Payment of this fee
includes a formal certificate shipped to your preferred address, as well as being listed as certified in the respective
modality on the online TCVM Practitioner Directory for client search on the Chi Institute website. Each additional
certificate copy requires a $15 reprint fee. Certifications also have minimum exam score requirements, which may
require exam retakes in order to qualify. The cost per exam retake is between $100 and $150, depending on the
exam. Exam retakes will not affect the student’s score in the respective course. In certain cases, additional case
reports may be accepted as extra credit. The fee per additional case report review is $50.
a. Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA)
b. Certified Veterinary Chinese Herbalist (CVCH)
c. Certified Veterinary Tui-na Practitioner (CVTP
d. Certified Veterinary Food Therapist (CVFT)
4. Official Transcripts can be requested by the student for $10 per copy.
5. If a student withdraws from a course during the drop/add period, the student is responsible for returning any course
material (if applicable) that was shipped to them within 3 weeks from the withdrawal date. If the materials are not
received by the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine within 3 weeks, a non-refundable $25 fee
Note: All financial obligations to Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine must be met prior to any
degree, transcript or certificate being issued.
A student’s notification of cancellation may be conveyed in any manner. A student has five (5) business days after signing an enrollment agreement or similar contractual document to cancel enrollment and receive a full refund of all monies paid.
Classes that are listed as hybrids include an on-site component, also known as an “executive week.” Students must pay for and arrange their own travel and lodging during these on-campus sessions.