Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine – Boucher Campus


Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

About The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine

CCNM, established in 1978 in Toronto, is the largest naturopathic medical education provider and the leading research institution in North America. More than 20% of NDs practising in North America are graduates of CCNM. In 2021, the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in British Columbia amalgamated with CCNM to establish the Toronto and Boucher campuses of the new Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM).

At the CCNM – Boucher Campus in New Westminster, B.C., our cohort model of education highlights the value of interpersonal relationships during the learning process. Classmates and instructors alike provide support to create a strong community for each student.

Mailing address:

330-435 Columbia Street,
New Westminster, BC, Canada V3L 5N8

Phone: 604.777.9981
Fax: 604.777.9982


Admission inquiries:
CCNM Admissions and Student Services Department
1-866-241-2266 ext. 245

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Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Metro Vancouver consistently rates as one of the world’s best cities to live in. The CCNM – Boucher Campus is surrounded by a thriving arts community, festivals, and a network of parks and trails to explore. The campus is located at the Columbia Skytrain station, with downtown Vancouver only a 30-minute ride away. Given British Columbia’s natural beauty, there are no shortage of activities to enjoy such as swimming, skiing, hiking, mountain biking trails, etc. The Fraser River is minutes from the school, with a beautiful boardwalk extending a few miles through New Westminster.

Academic Requirements

Degree: Doctor of Naturopathy

Academic Requirements

Degree Requirements

Academic requirements can be found at

Prerequisite Courses

All required prerequisite science courses and minimum grade requirements can be found at

Proficiency in the English language

CCNM’s curriculum is delivered in English; applicants must demonstrate sufficient English language fluency. If your postsecondary studies were completed in a language other than English, proof of English proficiency must be submitted. CCNM’s minimum requirements are:

  • TOEFL iBT: minimum 86 out of 120 (CCNM TOEFL DI Code: 0245)
  • IELTS (academic): minimum overall band score of 6.5 or higher (on a 9 point scale)
  • ILAC level PW (University Pathway) 3.3 (must achieve minimum cumulative grade point average or minimum letter grade equivalent to 75%)

Admission Decision

The decision to admit an applicant is based primarily on the applicant’s undergraduate grade point average (minimum 2.7 on a 4.0 point scale, average is between 3.0 and 3.3) and admissions interview. In addition, the applicant will be assessed on: personal statement, resume and references. Learn more at CCNM’s How We Decide.

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Intensive four-year program that includes more than 1,200 hours of clinical experience and involves more than 3,000 hours of classroom training.

Our program covers three major areas of study: biomedical sciences, clinical sciences and naturopathic therapeutics.

Please visit CCNM’s Tuition Fees for the most up-to-date tuition fees.