Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine – Toronto Campus



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).

The CCNM – Toronto Campus offers the only Doctor of Naturopathy degree in Canada, a four-year, full-time program.

Mailing address:
1255 Sheppard Avenue East
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M2K 1E2

Phone: 416.498.1255 ext. 245


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

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Toronto consistently tops global lists as being one of the best places in the world to live. From arts, sports, nature trails, social scenes to street festivals, Toronto has something for everyone. The CCNM – Toronto Campus is located directly on the subway line (the subway stop is literally under our parking lot!). Famed Yonge Street with its eclectic mix of restaurants and shops is only three subway stops away. The Don River and Don River Trail are across the street from us allowing you to experience nature in the heart of the city, whether you are a jogger, biker or just want to take a walk. You can experience all of Toronto when you step out from the CCNM – Toronto Campus.

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.