• this is where chiropractic began

    this is where chiropractic began

  • world-class technique training

    world-class technique training

  • faculty and staff that care

    faculty and staff that care

  • small town hospitality

    small town hospitality

Be a part of chiropractic history.

The Main campus, located in Davenport, Iowa, is where chiropractic began. As the largest of the three Palmer campuses, it features:

  • R. Richard Bittner Athletic & Recreation Center
  • The Palmer Family Museum
  • Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research

Here you’ll find all the excitement of a big city with all the hospitality of a small town. Our award-wining museums and cultural centers, internationally-recognized festivals, beautiful riverfront, exciting sporting events and vibrant nightlife will ensure that you always have something to do.

You’ll appreciate the low cost of living in this family-oriented community. Ask about our travel reimbursement program!

Schedule a Main campus visit

View an interactive Main campus tour

See a digital map of the Main campus

Learn about the Quad Cities

Look at housing options

John’s story

“I chose Palmer because back in my hometown there’s a lot of respect for Palmer graduates.”

Naomi’s story

“My dream is to go back to Kenya to start a chiropractic clinic for kids, so that they will grow up and appreciate chiropractic.”

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