As the founder of chiropractic, there is no equal to the Palmer experience. Join us today and prepare for a career that will serve you for a lifetime.

Attending Palmer is much more affordable than you may think. We offer comprehensive financial planning services. Our staff is experienced at guiding you through the process, helping you to move your career forward.

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General fees – all degree programs:

  • Payment of delinquent tuition 12% (APR service fee on monthly unpaid balances)
  • Checks returned from bank for insufficient funds $25
  • Duplicate diploma $30
  • Transcript fee $5*
  • Other duplicate certificates $5
  • Refund policy can be found in the student handbook.

*Each student or graduate is furnished one transcript of College records free of charge; additional transcripts are furnished at $5 each, payable in advance. Transcripts cover only courses taken at the Palmer College of Chiropractic campus.

Doctorate of Chiropractic Program

Your admissions representative can help you budget. You will need to include the cost of tuition, fees, books, equipment and living expenses.

Talk with your representative to discuss qualifying for financial aid. Students must remain in acceptable academic standing and meet the minimum cumulative GPA requirements to maintain aid eligibility. A wide variety of financial aid options are available including:

  • grants, loans or work-study employment through the U.S. Department of Education
  • state-specific grants and scholarships
  • college scholarships

2014/2015 Academic Year Tuition

Davenport, Iowa, Campus:
  • 16-21 credit hours ─ $10,828 per trimester. Program is 10 trimesters long.
  • Less than 16 hours ─ $677 per credit hour
  • More than 21 credit hours ─ $677 per each additional credit hour
San Jose, Calif., Campus:
Port Orange, Fla., Campus:
  • 16-21 credit hours ─ $8,201 per quarter. Program is 13 quarters long.
  • Less than 16 hours ─ $513 per credit hour.
  • More than 21 credit hours ─ $513 per each additional credit hour.

Fees

Nonrefundable fees:
  • Application fee (one- time) $100
  • Tuition deposit $200
  • Matriculation fee $150
  • Activity fee (per term) $20
  • Liability insurance (one-time charge at the start of the 5th term) $245
Clinical enrichment program fees:
  • $200 per course (Davenport, Iowa, campus) or $130 per course (Port Orange, Fla., campus).
  • Drop fee: $10 if dropped 22 days or more from first scheduled class date.
  • Drop fee: $50 if dropped 21 days or less from first scheduled class date.

Books and Equipment

During each academic term, the student will be required to purchase textbooks that will be used throughout the academic program. In addition, each student will need to purchase equipment that will serve the student doctor in the clinical portion of the academic program. The cost of books and equipment per academic term is estimated to be $350 each term on average.

Personal Checks

Palmer does not provide check-cashing services for students. However, checks may be written for tuition, fees and bookstore purchases. A fee of $25 will be made for the first check returned by the bank for insufficient funds. If a second check is returned, you may be asked to make future payments with currency or certified funds.

Library Fines

Overdue books from the library are subject to a fine. Check with the library staff on your campus to determine the fine.

Fines

Fines will be posted to the student’s account and a hold will be placed on registration/graduation until payment is made. Pay your outstanding fines at the Student Administrative Services Office.

Davenport, Iowa Campus Only

Master of Science In Clinical Research

2014/2015 Academic Year
  • $428 per credit hour (No tuition deposit is required.)

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Fees
  • Application fee $50
  • Evaluation fee $100
  • Intent-to-Graduate fee $81
Financial Assistance

Tuition scholarships and program fellowships are available on a competitive basis. Contact Research Program Manager.


Bachelor of Science, General Science

2014/2015 Academic Year
  • $211 per credit hour for each trimester

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Nonrefundable fees
  • Application $50
  • Evaluation fee $100
  • Graduation and record fee $100
Academic Load

A full-time load for this degree is 12 credits. Students with fewer than 6 credits are considered less than half-time.

Financial Assistance

Talk with your Admissions Representative or the Financial Planning Office for guidance. Special arrangements must be made with the Undergraduate Studies program and the Financial Planning Office. Financial Planning is on the third floor of the Campus Center on the Davenport, Iowa, campus and can be reached at (563) 884-5740 or (800) 722-2586, Ext. 2.

  • You must be enrolled in the B.S. degree program and accepted into the D.C. program to qualify
  • You must maintain at least half-time enrollment 

 


Associate of Science In Chiropractic Technology

2014/2015 Academic Year
  • 12 or more credit hours ─ $2,817 per trimester. Program is 4 trimesters long.
  • Less than 14 credit hours ─ $211 per credit hour
  • More than 22 credit hours ─ $211 per each additional credit hour

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Nonrefundable Fees

Palmer reserves the right to modify or change requirements, rules and fees with no advance notice.

  • Application fee $50
  • Tuition deposit $50
  • Lab fee (per trimester) $15
  • Graduation fee $100
Academic Load

A full-time load for this degree is 12 credits.  Students with fewer than 6 credits are considered less than half-time. 

Financial Assistance

Talk with the Financial Planning Office for guidance. We’re located on the third floor of the Campus Center on the Davenport, Iowa, campus or call us at (563) 884-5740 or (800) 722-2586, Ext. 2 .

Federally-funded financial aid programs are available. You are expected to contribute to the cost of this education through your own resources, too.

 

  • You must be enrolled at least half-time to potentially qualify for aid

 

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