ACTCM Scores Among Highest Pass Rates on August 2009 CAB Exam

The results are in for the August 2009 California Acupuncture Board (CAB) licensing exam, and graduates from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) scored among the highest of all the eligible test-takers.

ACTCM’s first-time test-takers had an 89% passing rate compared with a 76% passing rate for overall first-time test-takers. Also, ACTCM had the highest passing rates among eligible schools with ten or more test-takers.

For complete CAB exam statistics, including a listing of results by school, visit the CAB website.

First time takers

Overall takers
(includes re-examinees)

 ACTCM pass rate  89%


 State-wide pass rate 76% 61%


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About American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) has provided affordable, quality health care to the public and trained professionals in acupuncture, massage and Chinese medicine since 1980. In addition to its graduate curriculum, ACTCM offers continuing education, public education, community outreach and clinical services in acupuncture and herbal medicine. ACTCM has been the recipient of many awards for its curriculum, faculty and clinic, and has been voted “Best of the Bay” by both the San Francisco Weekly and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. ACTCM is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and is a private, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.