Overview

Applicants
Acceptance Rate

Test Scores


Testing Policies


Deadlines

Regular — March 15


Other Admission Factors


Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
:1
Total Faculty
299
with Terminal Degree

195
Women
104
Men
43
Minority

Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology, General

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Acupuncture
  • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other
  • Herbalism/Herbalist

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Nutrition Sciences

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General


Degrees

Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral/Professional
Master's
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews
Opportunities at School

Experiential

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Michael Murray, ND
Co-author of "Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine"

Cheri Calbom, MS
Author of "Juicing for Life"

Leanna Standish, PhD, ND, MS, LAc
Researcher

Wendy Weber, ND
Researcher, First to receive K award from NIH

Ryan Bradley, ND
Researcher, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Jane Guiltianan, ND
Women's health expert

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews
Opportunities at School

Experiential

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Feb 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics


Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$10,230

Average Need-Based Loan
$11,000

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$24,273
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$2,250

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$3,000

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
247
Foreign Countries Represented
31

Demographics

1.76%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
8.37%
Asian
3.52%
African-American
4.85%
Hispanic
70.93%
Caucasian
3.08%
Unknown
3.08%
International

87% female
13% male
5% are out of state
80% are full time
20% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
10%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus

Campus Environment
Suburban

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
79
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
2

Sports

Athletic Division
Other


Student Services


Sustainability

As a university leader in natural health sciences, Bastyr University underscores its commitment to health with an active commitment to campus sustainability. By conducting internal carbon footprint reviews, the university, located in Kenmore, WA, has implemented a successful waste-diversion program, featuring a rigorous composting and recycling program that now diverts 65 percent of the campus’s waste from landfills. Also, in harmony with the university’s emphasis on holistic health, Bastyr cultivates both its dining services and its nutritional curriculum within a unique whole-food philosophy, emphasizing a plant-focused diet and varied, unprocessed foods. Ninety percent of the university’s food expenditures go toward local, organic, and responsibly sourced products, and the cafeteria, which provides complete vegetarian options for all of its meals, is popular with students and the community. Bastyr’s eleven-building Student Village has earned LEED Platinum, and was the first student housing project on the West Coast to receive this honor. The Student Village was also the USGBC’s Outstanding Multifamily Project in the 2010 LEED for Homes Awards. The buildings feature “butterfly” roofs to capture rainwater, high-efficiency water heaters and gas boilers, energy-efficient appliances, low-flow plumbing, natural ventilation, radiant-heat flooring made of finished concrete, sustainable landscaping, and bicycle storage. The university’s buildings also include automatic, efficient lighting, which resulted in a 14 percent wattage consumption reduction in 2010. All campus grounds are maintained organically, and the school upholds a green cleaning policy. One student group, Earth BEAT (Bastyr Environmental Action Team), dedicates itself to promoting sustainability on campus and in the Kenmore community.


Sustainability-focused degree available
Yes

School employs a sustainability officer
Yes

% food budget spent on local/organic food
90%
Data provided by Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), STARS®, as of February, 2016.

Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
53

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Chris Masterson
Assistant Vice President for Recruitment

Address
14500 Juanita Drive NE
Kenmore, WA 98028

Phone
425-602-3330

Email
admissions@bastyr.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Critically lauded Dining Commons
Medicinal herb garden & reflexology foot path
Spacious campus grounds and playfields
Adjacent Saint Edwards State Park (and Lake Washington)
Bastyr Chapel

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Bastyr Center for Natural Health (teaching clinic in Seattle)
Downtown Seattle
Downtown Kirkland waterfront
International District in Seattle
Green Lake and Seattle neighborhoods

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times:
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Throughout the year

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Contact Email Address for Visit
jhiskes@bastyr.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
We have a free shuttle that runs between campus and our Seattle teaching clinic, as well as several accessible bus lines. The nearest airport is SeaTac Airport.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Southbound on I-5 (from Vancouver) Take EXIT 177 (Lake Forest Park) onto Ballinger Road NE. Follow Ballinger Road NE for about 3 miles to SR 522*, also called Bothell Way. Turn LEFT on SR 522*/Bothell Way to 68th Avenue NE in Kenmore. Turn RIGHT on 68th Ave NE, which becomes Juanita Drive NE, and follow it south to sign on the right indicating Bastyr University (NE 145th). Turn RIGHT and follow drive until it forks. Continue straight ahead until you reach Bastyr University. Northbound on I-5 (from Portland) Take EXIT 175 (NE 145th) and turn RIGHT at the end of the exit ramp onto NE 145th. Follow NE 145th to SR 522*/Bothell Way. Follow instructions #3-5 above. Southbound on I-405 Take EXIT 23/SR 522* (third Bothell exit). Follow SR 522* west to 68th Ave NE in Kenmore. Turn LEFT; continue on 68th Ave NE which becomes Juanita Drive NE. Follow it south to sign on the RIGHT indicating Bastyr University. Turn RIGHT and follow drive until it forks. Continue straight ahead until you reach Bastyr University. Northbound on I-405 (from the airport) If coming from Sea-Tac Airport, follow the signs to the freeway, then specifically to I-405 North. Once on I-405 North: Take EXIT 20A (NE 116th) and turn LEFT at the end of the exit ramp onto NE 116th (this is a northbound exit only). Follow NE 116th to the second signal light (98th Ave NE) and continue through this intersection. You are now on Juanita Drive NE. Follow Juanita Drive NE for 4 miles to sign on your LEFT indicating Bastyr University (NE 145th). Turn LEFT and follow drive until it forks. Continue straight ahead until you reach Bastyr University.

Local Accommodations
Hotels with Discounted Bastyr Rates: Hotel DECA – Located at 4507 Brooklyn Ave. NE, Seattle, 206-634-2000 or 1-800-899-0251. Free parking, 100% non-smoking hotel, free wireless internet in every room, free shuttle service to Bastyr Center for Natural Health. Ask for the Bastyr U. rates, $125. Website: www.hoteldeca.com Hotel Nexus - Seattle Northgate - Located at 2140 N Northgate Way, Seattle, 800-435-0754, just blocks from Northgate Mall. Free hot breakfast with Belgium waffles and complimentary shuttle service. Microwaves & fridges in every room. Ask for the Bastyr rate or book online. Website: www.hotelnexusseattle.com/bastyr. University Inn – Located at 4140 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 206-632-5055 or 800-733-3855. Prices start at $105 ($10 per each additional adult), free parking & shuttle service to Bastyr Center for Natural Health and downtown, complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, 100% non-smoking hotel. Website: www.universityinnseattle.com. Additional Accommodations: Residence Inn by Marriott – Located off I-405 at 11920 NE 195th St., Bothell 425-485-3030 / Fax 425-485-2247 or 800-331-3131. Complimentary full breakfast daily, and Monday-Thursday dinner buffet. Complimentary shuttle to Bastyr University. Mention you want the ‘Bastyr University’ rate. Watertown Hotel – Located at 4242 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 206-826-4242 or 866-944-4242. Free parking, complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, close to Bastyr Center for Natural Health, microwaves & refrigerators in all rooms, large fitness center, 100% non-smoking. Website: www.watertownseattle.com. The Greenlake Guest House Bed and Breakfast – Located at 7630 E. Green Lake Dr. N., Seattle, WA 98103, 866-355-8700 or 206-729-8700. Includes full breakfast. Soft drinks available during the day along with a refrigerator you can put your snacks. Free parking and on the bus line. Website: www.greenlakeguesthouse.com.


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