NBCE Pass Rates

National Board examinations are divided into two sections: written examinations (Part I, II, III and Physiotherapy) and practical examinations (Part IV). The written examinations are administered in March and September at multiple test sites in the United States and Canada by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, while the practical examinations are administered at multiple sites in the United States in May and November. Palmer College of Chiropractic is a test site for all of the National Board examinations.

The following are weighted arithmetic averages of consecutive first-time percent pass rates of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) examinations. Palmer College student pass rates are compared to average pass rates from students from all chiropractic colleges.


Individual campus pass rates
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