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School of Mind-Body Medicine Saybrook University

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Private
  • Urban
  • 95%5%
    student ratio
  • 55
    total students
  • $22,560 | $22,560
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • May 1
    fall application deadline
  • Not Reported
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered


Offering accredited, non-clinical, M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs and certificate programs in integrative health, Saybrook's Mind-Body Medicine (MBM) programs are intellectually challenging, powerfully practical, and personally and socially transformative. As a working professional in the healthcare field, students find meaningful ways to apply what they're learning whether they are:

- Clinicians who wish to expand medical practices to include such techniques as biofeedback, hypnosis, health and wellness coaching, counseling, nutrition, fitness, chronic pain management, self-healing, or mutual support networks;

- Researchers who plan to study the next generation of rigorously tested mind-body medicine techniques or develop innovative methods of health education and healthcare delivery;

- Healthcare administrators who want to integrate mind-body medicine techniques into conventional care environments, from community clinics to assisted living facilities, from corporate fitness organizations to non-profit recreational facilities.

Saybrook offers the following integrative health programs:

- MS Mind-Body Medicine

- PhD Mind-Body Medicine, Healthcare Practice Specialization

- PhD Mind-Body Medicine, Healthcare Research Specialization

- PhD Mind-Body Medicine, Healthcare Systems Specialization

- PhD Mind-Body Medicine, Integrative Mental Health Specialization

- Non-Degree Certificates

Saybrook's training programs in biofeedback and hypnosis are designed to prepare students for certification by the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA) and the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH), respectively.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Saybrook offers financial aid and scholarships to help students achieve their educational objectives. Contact Saybrook today to find out more!

About Saybrook

Seeking an education that incorporates your deepest values into your career choices? Students at the world's premier institution for humanistic studies will join a global community of scholars and practitioners dedicated to education that fosters a just, humane, and sustainable world.

Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), Saybrook University has been offering master's and doctoral degrees for more than 40 years. Saybrook is a unique, not-for-profit institution of student-engaged, learning that empowers students to pursue their life's work and achieve their full potential.

Saybrook's programs allow students to earn their degree by combining convenient online coursework with short, intensive, residential programs. As a working professional, students appreciate the opportunity to continue their work and personal life while pursuing their academic and career goals.

The University comprises graduate programs divided into four cohesive schools focused on specific disciplines and career and professional outcomes:

-School of Organizational Leadership and Transformation

-School of Mind-Body Medicine

-School of Clinical Psychology

-School of Psychology and Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Saybrook also offers two Seattle-based LIOS residential MA programs. These programs offer an experiential setting for studying human behavior that begins with self-examination and delves into the depths of how people relate to each other.

Faculty advising, counseling, and mentoring are the hallmarks of Saybrook's learning model. Whether students plan on working independently or with other students, they'll find Saybrook's faculty dedicated to rigorous intellectual discussion, to supporting their educational quest, and to helping them advance on their career path.

Beyond that, Saybrook is committed to helping students develop as a whole person - mind, body, and spirit - to achieve their full potential. This commitment grows from Saybrook's deep roots in a rich heritage of humanistic, existential, transpersonal, and phenomenological psychology. Key founders and early contributors to the Saybrook tradition include such innovative thinkers as Carl Rogers, Rollo May, Abraham Maslow, James Bugental, Charlotte Buhler, and Virginia Satir.

Location & Contact

School of Mind-Body Medicine

Saybrook University

747 Front Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111-1920
United States

Admissions Specialist

Phone: 800-825-4480
Fax: 415-433-9271

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Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nutrition Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied Not Reported
    • Accepted Not Reported
    • Acceptance Rate Not Reported
    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$22,560
    • Out-of-state tuition *$22,560
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,200.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students55
    • Female Percentage95%
    • Male Percentage5%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students55
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / LatinoNot Reported
    • Black / African AmericanNot Reported
    • White / CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian / Alaskan NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • UnknownNot Reported


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty95
    • Full-time Percentage0%
    • Part-time Percentage100%
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%




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