Private 4 Year

Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport

Davenport, Iowa

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Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport overview
Location Davenport, Iowa
Online palmer.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Palmer College of Chiropractic, located in Davenport, Iowa, holds the distinction of being the first chiropractic school in the world, founded in 1897 by D.D. Palmer, the discoverer of chiropractic. Positioned on the Mississippi River, approximately three hours west of Chicago, the Davenport campus combines a historic atmosphere with modern facilities, including the expansive Palmer Chiropractic Clinics. Palmer College is particularly noted for its Doctor of Chiropractic program, which is regarded as a flagship among chiropractic schools, and their curriculum emphasizes evidence-based and patient-centered care. While the college maintains an inclusive application process, it is selective in student admissions, seeking candidates with a solid academic background and a commitment to the chiropractic profession. Campus housing is available, offering students a range of living options. Not characterized by a prominent athletic program, the college instead focuses its resources predominantly on academic and professional aspects of the chiropractic field.

  2,141 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 37 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $9,120 plus fees of $105.

Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,950
Other Fees$105
Room and Board $8,744
Budget for Other Expenses$0
Total One Year Cost$19,919

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$50,000 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

93% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport students
Subject Percent of Class
General Studies 90%
Health Professions 10%

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