Five Branches University - 2017 Annual Report Summary

Institution Data:

1. Report Year : 2017

2. Institution Code : 4400381

3. Institution Name : Five Branches University

4. Street Address (Physical Location) : 200 7th Avenue

5. City : Santa Cruz

6. State : CA

7. Zip Code : 95062

8. Check all that apply to this institution: : For profit institution; Limited Liability Corporation (LLC)

9. Number of Branch Locations : 1

10. Number of Satellite Locations : 0

11a. Is this institution current with all assessments to the Student Tuition Recovery Fund? : Yes

11b. Is this institution current on Annual Fees? : Yes

12. Is your institution accredited by an accrediting agency/agencies recognized by the United States Department of Education? : Yes

12a. Accrediting Agency (more than one agency may be selected) : Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

13. If your institution has specialized accreditation from a recognized United States Department of Education approved specialized/programmatic accreditor, list the accreditation below. : Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

14. Has any accreditation agency taken any final disciplinary action against this institution? : No

15. Does your institution participate in federal financial aid programs under Title IV of the Federal Higher Education Act? : Yes

15a. What is the total amount of Title IV funds received by your institution in this Reporting Year? : 1558640

16. Does your institution participate in veterans' financial aid education programs? : Yes

16a. What is the total amount of veterans' financial aid funds received by your institution in this Reporting Year? : 38299

17. Does your institution participate in the Cal Grant program? : No

17a. What is the total amount of Cal Grant Funds received by your institution in this Reporting Year? : N/A

18. Is your institution on California`s Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL)? : No

19. Is your institution receiving funds from the Work Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program? : No

19a. What is the total amount of WIOA funds received by your institution in this Reporting Year? : N/A

20. Does your Institution participate in, or offer any other government or non-government financial aid programs? (i.e., WIC, vocational rehab, private grants/loans, institutional grants/loans) : Yes

20a. You indicated "Yes" for #20, please provide the name of the financial aid program below. : VA Vocational Rehab

21. Provide the percentage of institutional income during this Reporting Year that was derived from public funding. : 33

22. Enter the most recent three-year cohort default rate reported by the U.S. Department of Education for this institution, if applicable. : 2

23. Provide the percentage of the students who attended this institution during this Reporting Year who received federal student loans to help pay their cost of education at the school. : 35

24. Total number of students enrolled at this institution : 555

25. Number of Doctorate Degree Programs Offered? : 1

26. Number of Students enrolled in Doctorate programs at this Institution? : 173

27. Number of Master Degree programs offered? : 2

28. Number of Students enrolled in Master programs at this institution? : 257

29. Number of Bachelor Degree programs offered? : 0

30. Number of Students enrolled in Bachelor programs at this institution? : 0

31. Number of Associate Degrees programs offered? : 0

32. Number of Students enrolled in Associate programs at this institution? : 0

33. Number of Diploma or Certificate Programs offered? : 3

34. Number of Students enrolled in Diploma or Certificate programs at this institution? : 125

Total Program Count : 6

Institution's Website : https://www.fivebranches.edu/five-branches-university/mission/4095

Files Uploaded : Performance Fact Sheet; Catalog

Program Data:

1. Report Year : 2017

2. Institution Code : 4400381

3. Institution Name : Five Branches University

4. Name of Program : Asian Bodywork Therapist 500 hours

5. Degree/Program Level : Diploma/Certificate

6. Degree/Program Title : Diploma/Certificate

7. Number of Degrees or Diplomas Awarded : 98

8. Total Charges for this Program : 6000.00

9. The percentage of enrolled students in 2017 receiving federal student loans to pay for this program : 0

10. The percentage of graduates in 2017 who took out federal student loans to pay for this program : 0

11. Number of Students Who Began the Program : 100

12. Number of Students Available for Graduation : 100

13. Number of On-time Graduates : 98

14. Completion Rate : 98.00

15. 150% Completion Rate : 98

16. Is the above data taken from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) of the United States Department of Education? : No

17. Graduates Available for Employment : 98

18. Graduates Employed in the Field : 19

19. Placement Rate : 19.39

Graduates employed in the field :

20a. 20 to 29 hours per week : 3

20b. at least 30 hours per week : 2

Indicate the number of graduates employed :

21a. In a single position in the field of study : 18

21b. In concurrent aggregated positions in the field of study (2 or more positions at the same time) : 1

21c. Freelance/self-employed : 1

21d. By the institution or an employer owned by the institution, or an employer who shares ownership with the institution : 0

22. Does this educational program lead to an occupation that requires State licensing? : No

22a. Do graduates have the option or requirement for more than one type of licensing State exam? : N/A

Name of Option/Requirement (1) : N/A

Name of Option/Requirement (2) : N/A

Name of Option/Requirement (3) : N/A

Name of Option/Requirement (4) : N/A

23. Name of the State licensing entity that licenses this field : N/A

24. Name of State Exam : N/A

25. Number of Graduates Taking State Exam : N/A

26. Number Who Passed the State Exam : N/A

27. Number Who Failed the State Exam : 0

28. Passage Rate : 0

29. Is this data from the State licensing agency that administered the exam? : 0

29a. Name of Agency : N/A

30. If the response to #29 was "No" provide a description of the process used for Attempting to Contact Students : N/A

31. Name of the State licensing entity that licenses this field : N/A

32. Name of State Exam : N/A

33. Number of Graduates Taking State Exam : N/A

34. Number Who Passed the State Exam : N/A

35. Number Who Failed the State Exam : 0

36. Passage Rate : 0

37. Is this data from the State licensing agency that administered the State exam? : 0

37a. Name of Agency : N/A

38. If the response to #37 was "No" provide a description of the process used for Attempting to Contact Students : N/A

39. Graduates Available for Employment : 98

40. Graduates Employed in the Field : 19

41. Graduates Employed in the Field Reported receiving the following Salary or Wage: For graduates employed in the field, indicate their salaries/earnings below. If there are none in any specific range, indicate "0." :

$0 - $5,000 : 0

$5,001 - $10,000 : 0

$10,001 - $15,000 : 1

$15,001 - $20,000 : 0

$20,001 - $25,000 : 1

$25,001 - $30,000 : 0

$30,001 - $35,000 : 0

$35,001 - $40,000 : 0

$40,001 - $45,000 : 0

$45,001 - $50,000 : 0

$50,001 - $55,000 : 0

$55,001 - $60,000 : 0

$60,001 - $65,000 : 0

$65,001 - $70,000 : 0

$70,001 - $75,000 : 0

$75,001 - $80,000 : 0

$80,001 - $85,000 : 0

$85,001 - $90,000 : 0

$90,001 - $95,000 : 0

$95,001 - $100,000 : 0

Over $100,000 : 0


1. Report Year : 2017

2. Institution Code : 4400381

3. Institution Name : Five Branches University

4. Name of Program : Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

5. Degree/Program Level : Doctorate

6. Degree/Program Title : Other Doctorate DAOM

7. Number of Degrees or Diplomas Awarded : 39

8. Total Charges for this Program : 22000.00

9. The percentage of enrolled students in 2017 receiving federal student loans to pay for this program : 36

10. The percentage of graduates in 2017 who took out federal student loans to pay for this program : 23

11. Number of Students Who Began the Program : 43

12. Number of Students Available for Graduation : 43

13. Number of On-time Graduates : 5

14. Completion Rate : 11.63

15. 150% Completion Rate : 37

16. Is the above data taken from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) of the United States Department of Education? : No

17. Graduates Available for Employment : 37

18. Graduates Employed in the Field : 26

19. Placement Rate : 70.27

Graduates employed in the field :

20a. 20 to 29 hours per week : 3

20b. at least 30 hours per week : 12

Indicate the number of graduates employed :

21a. In a single position in the field of study : 20

21b. In concurrent aggregated positions in the field of study (2 or more positions at the same time) : 6

21c. Freelance/self-employed : 17

21d. By the institution or an employer owned by the institution, or an employer who shares ownership with the institution : 4

22. Does this educational program lead to an occupation that requires State licensing? : No

22a. Do graduates have the option or requirement for more than one type of licensing State exam? : N/A

Name of Option/Requirement (1) : N/A

Name of Option/Requirement (2) : N/A

Name of Option/Requirement (3) : N/A

Name of Option/Requirement (4) : N/A

23. Name of the State licensing entity that licenses this field : N/A

24. Name of State Exam : N/A

25. Number of Graduates Taking State Exam : N/A

26. Number Who Passed the State Exam : N/A

27. Number Who Failed the State Exam : 0

28. Passage Rate : 0

29. Is this data from the State licensing agency that administered the exam? : 0

29a. Name of Agency : N/A

30. If the response to #29 was "No" provide a description of the process used for Attempting to Contact Students : N/A

31. Name of the State licensing entity that licenses this field : N/A

32. Name of State Exam : N/A

33. Number of Graduates Taking State Exam : N/A

34. Number Who Passed the State Exam : N/A

35. Number Who Failed the State Exam : 0

36. Passage Rate : 0

37. Is this data from the State licensing agency that administered the State exam? : 0

37a. Name of Agency : N/A

38. If the response to #37 was "No" provide a description of the process used for Attempting to Contact Students : N/A

39. Graduates Available for Employment : 37

40. Graduates Employed in the Field : 26

41. Graduates Employed in the Field Reported receiving the following Salary or Wage: For graduates employed in the field, indicate their salaries/earnings below. If there are none in any specific range, indicate "0." :

$0 - $5,000 : 0

$5,001 - $10,000 : 0

$10,001 - $15,000 : 0

$15,001 - $20,000 : 0

$20,001 - $25,000 : 0

$25,001 - $30,000 : 0

$30,001 - $35,000 : 0

$35,001 - $40,000 : 1

$40,001 - $45,000 : 0

$45,001 - $50,000 : 0

$50,001 - $55,000 : 0

$55,001 - $60,000 : 0

$60,001 - $65,000 : 0

$65,001 - $70,000 : 0

$70,001 - $75,000 : 0

$75,001 - $80,000 : 1

$80,001 - $85,000 : 0

$85,001 - $90,000 : 0

$90,001 - $95,000 : 0

$95,001 - $100,000 : 0

Over $100,000 : 2


1. Report Year : 2017

2. Institution Code : 4400381

3. Institution Name : Five Branches University

4. Name of Program : Master of Acupuncture

5. Degree/Program Level : Master

6. Degree/Program Title : Other Master MAC

7. Number of Degrees or Diplomas Awarded : 0

8. Total Charges for this Program : 40890.00

9. The percentage of enrolled students in 2017 receiving federal student loans to pay for this program : 0

10. The percentage of graduates in 2017 who took out federal student loans to pay for this program : 0

11. Number of Students Who Began the Program : 0

12. Number of Students Available for Graduation : 0

13. Number of On-time Graduates : 0

14. Completion Rate : 0.00

15. 150% Completion Rate : 0

16. Is the above data taken from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) of the United States Department of Education? : No

17. Graduates Available for Employment : 0

18. Graduates Employed in the Field : 0

19. Placement Rate : 0.00

Graduates employed in the field :

20a. 20 to 29 hours per week : 0

20b. at least 30 hours per week : 0

Indicate the number of graduates employed :

21a. In a single position in the field of study : 0

21b. In concurrent aggregated positions in the field of study (2 or more positions at the same time) : 0

21c. Freelance/self-employed : 0

21d. By the institution or an employer owned by the institution, or an employer who shares ownership with the institution : 0

22. Does this educational program lead to an occupation that requires State licensing? : No

22a. Do graduates have the option or requirement for more than one type of licensing State exam? : N/A

Name of Option/Requirement (1) : N/A

Name of Option/Requirement (2) : N/A

Name of Option/Requirement (3) : N/A

Name of Option/Requirement (4) : N/A

23. Name of the State licensing entity that licenses this field : N/A

24. Name of State Exam : N/A

25. Number of Graduates Taking State Exam : N/A

26. Number Who Passed the State Exam : N/A

27. Number Who Failed the State Exam : 0

28. Passage Rate : 0

29. Is this data from the State licensing agency that administered the exam? : 0

29a. Name of Agency : N/A

30. If the response to #29 was "No" provide a description of the process used for Attempting to Contact Students : N/A

31. Name of the State licensing entity that licenses this field : N/A

32. Name of State Exam : N/A

33. Number of Graduates Taking State Exam : N/A

34. Number Who Passed the State Exam : N/A

35. Number Who Failed the State Exam : 0

36. Passage Rate : 0

37. Is this data from the State licensing agency that administered the State exam? : 0

37a. Name of Agency : N/A

38. If the response to #37 was "No" provide a description of the process used for Attempting to Contact Students : N/A

39. Graduates Available for Employment : 0

40. Graduates Employed in the Field : 0

41. Graduates Employed in the Field Reported receiving the following Salary or Wage: For graduates employed in the field, indicate their salaries/earnings below. If there are none in any specific range, indicate "0." :

$0 - $5,000 : 0

$5,001 - $10,000 : 0

$10,001 - $15,000 : 0

$15,001 - $20,000 : 0

$20,001 - $25,000 : 0

$25,001 - $30,000 : 0

$30,001 - $35,000 : 0

$35,001 - $40,000 : 0

$40,001 - $45,000 : 0

$45,001 - $50,000 : 0

$50,001 - $55,000 : 0

$55,001 - $60,000 : 0

$60,001 - $65,000 : 0

$65,001 - $70,000 : 0

$70,001 - $75,000 : 0

$75,001 - $80,000 : 0

$80,001 - $85,000 : 0

$85,001 - $90,000 : 0

$90,001 - $95,000 : 0

$95,001 - $100,000 : 0

Over $100,000 : 0


1. Report Year : 2017

2. Institution Code : 4400381

3. Institution Name : Five Branches University

4. Name of Program : Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine

5. Degree/Program Level : Master

6. Degree/Program Title : Other Master MTCM

7. Number of Degrees or Diplomas Awarded : 59

8. Total Charges for this Program : 58669.00

9. The percentage of enrolled students in 2017 receiving federal student loans to pay for this program : 40

10. The percentage of graduates in 2017 who took out federal student loans to pay for this program : 46

11. Number of Students Who Began the Program : 76

12. Number of Students Available for Graduation : 76

13. Number of On-time Graduates : 24

14. Completion Rate : 31.58

15. 150% Completion Rate : 39

16. Is the above data taken from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) of the United States Department of Education? : No

17. Graduates Available for Employment : 43

18. Graduates Employed in the Field : 36

19. Placement Rate : 83.72

Graduates employed in the field :

20a. 20 to 29 hours per week : 15

20b. at least 30 hours per week : 16

Indicate the number of graduates employed :

21a. In a single position in the field of study : 28

21b. In concurrent aggregated positions in the field of study (2 or more positions at the same time) : 8

21c. Freelance/self-employed : 24

21d. By the institution or an employer owned by the institution, or an employer who shares ownership with the institution : 4

22. Does this educational program lead to an occupation that requires State licensing? : Yes

22a. Do graduates have the option or requirement for more than one type of licensing State exam? : No

Name of Option/Requirement (1) : N/A

Name of Option/Requirement (2) : N/A

Name of Option/Requirement (3) : N/A

Name of Option/Requirement (4) : N/A

23. Name of the State licensing entity that licenses this field : California Acupuncture Board

24. Name of State Exam : California Acupuncture License Exam

25. Number of Graduates Taking State Exam : 49

26. Number Who Passed the State Exam : 43

27. Number Who Failed the State Exam : 6

28. Passage Rate : 88

29. Is this data from the State licensing agency that administered the exam? : 1

29a. Name of Agency : California Acupuncture Board

30. If the response to #29 was "No" provide a description of the process used for Attempting to Contact Students : N/A

31. Name of the State licensing entity that licenses this field : California Acupuncture Board

32. Name of State Exam : California Acupuncture License Exam

33. Number of Graduates Taking State Exam : 43

34. Number Who Passed the State Exam : 36

35. Number Who Failed the State Exam : 7

36. Passage Rate : 84

37. Is this data from the State licensing agency that administered the State exam? : 0

37a. Name of Agency : California Acupuncture Board

38. If the response to #37 was "No" provide a description of the process used for Attempting to Contact Students : N/A

39. Graduates Available for Employment : 43

40. Graduates Employed in the Field : 36

41. Graduates Employed in the Field Reported receiving the following Salary or Wage: For graduates employed in the field, indicate their salaries/earnings below. If there are none in any specific range, indicate "0." :

$0 - $5,000 : 0

$5,001 - $10,000 : 0

$10,001 - $15,000 : 1

$15,001 - $20,000 : 0

$20,001 - $25,000 : 0

$25,001 - $30,000 : 0

$30,001 - $35,000 : 2

$35,001 - $40,000 : 1

$40,001 - $45,000 : 0

$45,001 - $50,000 : 0

$50,001 - $55,000 : 0

$55,001 - $60,000 : 0

$60,001 - $65,000 : 0

$65,001 - $70,000 : 0

$70,001 - $75,000 : 1

$75,001 - $80,000 : 0

$80,001 - $85,000 : 0

$85,001 - $90,000 : 0

$90,001 - $95,000 : 0

$95,001 - $100,000 : 0

Over $100,000 : 1


Branch Data:

1. Report Year : 2017

2. Institution Code : 4400381

3. Institution Name : Five Branches University

4. Total number of students at this branch location? : 478

5. Name of Programs offered at this branch location? : Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Doctoral of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Asian Bodywork Therapist 500 hours, Medical Qi Gong

6. Street Address (physical location) : 1885 Lundy Avenue, Suite 108

7. City : San Jose

8. State : CA

9. Zip Code : 95131


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