NOTE: The Department of Education defines a graduate student as "a student...who is enrolled in a program above the bachelor’s level or one leading to a professional degree; and has completed the equivalent of at least three years of full-time study, either before entrance into the program or as part of it." 34 CFR 668.2(b)
60 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours from a regionally accredited institution are required for entrance into the Jung Tao School acupuncture program. The Department of Education requires a student to have 72 baccalaureate level credit hours from an accredited institution in order to be eligible for financial aid. Students with less than 72 credit hours can apply the semester hours they earn at the end of the first year at JTS towards their eligibility.
Jung Tao School is eligible to administer Title IV federal student loans. All financial aid policies and procedures have been approved by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE).
Responsibilities of Students Receiving Federally Funded Financial Aid
• Complete the FAFSA and VFAO annually.
• Use your legal name, social security number, and birth date for your school application, FAFSA and VFAO.
• Keep your address and phone number updated with Jung Tao School.
• Read and respond in a timely manner to any correspondence from the Financial Aid Office.
• Inform the Jung Tao School Financial Aid Office, in writing, if you receive additional financial resources from other agencies or private sources.
• Keep your FSA User ID/Password, Student Aid Report (SAR), promissory notes, disclosure notices and other financial aid documents in a safe place.
• Make satisfactory progress towards your degree.
• Begin repayment on your loans at the end of your grace period.
• Complete all deferment and forbearance requests in a timely manner.
Financial Aid FAQ
Code of Conduct-Title IV
As required by the Higher Education Opportunity Act that conditions the eligibility of educational institutions to participate in Title IV financial aid programs, Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine establishes the following Code of Conduct. The Institution and its officers and employees are required to comply with the following Code of Conduct.
1. Jung Tao School and it’s officer’s, or employee(s) of the Financial Aid Office shall neither solicit nor receive gifts from any lender or loan servicer. The term “gift” means any gratuity, favor, discount, entertainment or any other item of significant monetary value.
2. No officer or employee(s) of Jung Tao’s Office of Financial Aid or any employee or agent who has responsibilities with respect to educational loans shall accept any fee, payment, or other financial benefit as compensation from any lender or lender affiliate for any type of consulting arrangement or other contract to provide services to or on behalf of a lender relating to educational loans.
3. No officer or employee(s) of Jung Tao’s Office of Financial Aid, or any employee or agent who otherwise has responsibilities with respect to educational loans, and who serves on an advisory board, commission, or group established by a lender, guarantor, or group of lenders or guarantors will receive anything of value from the lender or group except for reimbursement of reasonable expenses incurred by serving on the board, commission, or group.