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A master’s program in traditional Chinese medicine is a significant investment of time and money and Emperors’ Financial Aid department understands this well. That is why a dedicated team is committed to providing students with the financial aid resources needed to meet the educational costs of furthering their education and starting on the path of a new and fulfilling career.

Two types of federal financial aid are available to master’s students:

Typically, Financial Aid is paid to the student quarterly, in substantially equal disbursements, in the second to third week of each academic quarter.

The Financial Aid Office provides access to the Direct Loan Program website to students which provides informative publications, tools to help manage Direct Loans  packages, and information for completing entrance and exit counseling. We encourage all students to take advantage of these valuable online resources.

To further assist our former students in responsible loan repayment and management, we have teamed up with American Student Assistance (ASA) to provide free access to SALT, a membership program that provides students access to expert student loan counselors that help you take charge of your finances after graduate school. You can find out more about SALT at

Emperor’s College has successfully maintained a very low loan default rate. Our graduates and former students are responsible borrowers who go on to successful careers in acupuncture and Oriental medicine and easily repay their federal educational loans in a timely manner.

The Financial Aid Office can be reached at 310-453-8300 ext123

* Beginning July 1, 2012, the Federal Direct Loan Program discontinued the award of subsidized loans for graduate students. This is a new federal regulation that applies to all institutions that administer federal title IV aid. Total loan amounts are not affected by this change. Here’s a helpful article for more information.