Bastyr University is a natural health arts and sciences university located in Kenmore, Washington and San Diego, California. It offers degrees in naturopathic medicine, acupuncture and Oriental medicine, nutrition, herbal sciences, ayurvedic science, exercise science, psychology, midwifery and other programs. Its main campus is on a forested property just north of Seattle, and its second campus opened in San Diego in September 2012.
Bastyr's programs emphasize the healing power of nature and a science-based approach to natural medicine. The university is the largest of seven accredited naturopathic medical schools in North America and is distinguished by its research programs and integration of centuries-old healing traditions with current research on health and human systems.
Bastyr also operates a teaching clinic, Bastyr Center for Natural Health, in Seattle's Fremont/ Wallingford neighborhood. The clinic treats many types of health conditions using naturopathic medicine, acupuncture and Oriental medicine, nutrition, and counseling.
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