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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Requirements

As a future chiropractor, your opportunities are limitless. Palmer College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Palmer’s doctor of chiropractic program is professionally accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education.  

While each prospective student is considered on an individual basis, we have prerequisites that all students must meet. 

90 semester hours or 135 quarter hours, including 24 semester hours in life and physical sciences, half courses with labs.


Our admissions counselors would like the opportunity to discuss your qualifications to help you make an informed decision about attending Palmer College. Contact an Admissions Counselor or apply today.

Requirement Details

*Students applying to Palmer Florida must have earned a Bachelor’s degree before the anticipated start date.

**Applicants with less than 24 semester credits in life and physical sciences and/or a cumulative GPA less than 2.75 for degreed students and 3.0 for non-degreed students may be considered under an alternative-admissions track plan (AATP). This point of entry requires a more extensive review of the applicant’s enrollment factors by both academic and admissions personnel. Decisions for admission are made on a case-by-case basis.