Apply Online To Our Naturopathic Medical Schools

Existing ND students looking to apply for a residency can do so on the Naturopathic Residencies page.

NDCAS-Student-Typing-LargeNDCAS is a service designed to save you time and reduce yours costs by allowing you to apply to multiple naturopathic medical schools at once using a single, web-based application and only one set of materials. NDCAS is a service of the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC).

It’s easy to get started:

  1. Create an NDCAS account and review the Instructions & FAQs.
  2. Begin preparing the supporting documentation.
  3. Apply to your chosen school(s) with the ease of one application and one set of fees!

(No software installation required.)

The AANMC offers seven accredited naturopathic medical programs at eight campus locations in North America. These superior colleges are accredited and meet both federal and academic standards. Explore all AANMC member schools to discover the unique qualities of each institution. You may apply to any of the schools by following the links below.

Need more information before applying? Request information from the schools of your choice.

Boucher Institute Bastyr UniversityNational UniversityBastyr UniversitySouthwest CollegeCanadian CollegeUniversity of BridgeportNational University


Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine

º Fall 2018: 4/30/18

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine

º May 2018  (IMG Bridge Delivery) final deadline: 4/16/18
º September 2018 final deadline: 7/30/18
º Winter 2019 priority deadline: 8/17/18
º Winter 2019 final deadline: 11/30/18

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine

SCNM accepts applications on a rolling basis. The following dates are for priority consideration. If you have missed a deadline, please contact the Admissions Office to see if space is still available.

º Spring 2019 Priority Deadline: 1/15/19
º Fall 2019 Priority Deadline: 4/1/19

University of Bridgeport School of Naturopathic Medicine

UBSNM accepts applications on a rolling basis.

º Fall 2018 Priority: 2/01/18
º Fall 2018 Final: 7/01/18

NDCAS applicants report a high satisfaction level with using the centralized system.

As an applicant, you may:

º Submit a single set of transcripts, essays and reference letters – and reapply without resubmitting it all.
º Choose to complete the application all at once, or over multiple sittings.
º Pay the application fee via e-commerce.
º Monitor the progress and status of your application online.
º Rest assured that your privacy is protected through a secure system accessible only by the school admissions staff and you.
º Access assistance via the helpline during business hours (see top of page).

Please note:
NDCAS does not determine whether an applicant has met the naturopathic school or college requirements or is eligible for admission; this decision will be made by each respective school or college after receiving and evaluating your application.

NDCAS Customer Service for Applicants

Hours: Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Eastern Time
Phone: (617) 612-2950
Address: P.O. Box 9123
Watertown, MA 02471

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Special Announcements

All new NDCAS applications will apply to the 2016-2017 cycle. All applicants are encouraged to apply early, including Winter 2017. Any applications started in the previous cycle did not carry over to this year's cycle. If your application was complete, please contact the school(s) to which you applied. If it was not complete, then you will need to create a new account and begin a new application.