NUNM at a Glance

Established in 1956, National University of Natural Medicine is the oldest accredited naturopathic medical university in North America and a leader in natural medicine education and evidence-based research. As one of the most respected universities of natural medicine in the world, our participation in international medical education and research is routinely solicited. We believe in the healing power of nature, and that food is medicine.

NUNM offers a tightly knit, inspiring learning environment and a vital, groundbreaking research community that encompasses our classrooms, health centers and beyond. Our dynamic campus offers all our students the opportunity to become agents of change in the world of health. You can be on the frontier of new ways of looking at nutrition, mental health and more. As a medical student, you will work with diverse patient populations in our community clinics and gain an appreciation of different practice settings. Our health centers and acclaimed Helfgott Research Institute will be central to your coursework. At NUNM, we are all about education, research and service – it’s what our students want and patients need.

You will become a part of our community. To us, community means that you’ll belong to a group of individuals seeking to transform their own communities through health. You will have the benefit of interacting with students from many disciplines, all with similar views of health, healing and well-being. Our students are passionate, high achievers who are taking steps to make the world a better place using natural medicine.

Our exceptional programs in naturopathic medicine, classical Chinese medicine, integrative medicine research, integrative mental health, global health, massage therapy, Ayurveda and nutrition blend ancient healing wisdom with modern, research-based science. Our graduates are in high demand – vast numbers of U.S. healthcare consumers are seeking preventive, non-invasive and high-quality natural health care. Begin your journey now!

Questions? 503.552.1660 / Toll-free 877.669.8737 or admissions@nunm.edu