The Trusted Leader in 

Chiropractic Education


Are you ready to change lives? As a chiropractor, you can.

Learn why thousands are choosing Palmer College of Chiropractic.

Chiropractic is a health-care profession that focuses on the spine and other joints of the body, and their connection to the nervous system. The word “chiropractic” means “to be done by hand.”

Chiropractors help patients maintain optimal health while avoiding unnecessary drugs or surgery. An estimated 50 million Americans see a chiropractor each year.


The combined average first-year employment of Palmer’s 2018 graduates from all three campuses was

The median annual salary for chiropractors is

Turn your passion into a profession.

“You’re entering a profession where you get to help people, every single day. You have purpose, and your patients are going to fall in love with you and the way you’re going to change their lives.”

Rebecca W.

2017 Palmer graduate

"My experience with the faculty has been one-of-a-kind. The professors actually know you by your name. Palmer does a great job preparing you for practice.”

Miguel E.

Palmer College student

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of chiropractors is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026. This is faster than the average for all occupations.

Additionally, the number of jobs for chiropractors will climb by 28 percent.

You belong 

at Palmer.

Palmer College of Chiropractic is The Trusted Leader in Chiropractic Education. 

As a member of our community, you’ll learn the depth and breadth of the science, art and philosophy of chiropractic as a primary care professional concerned with the whole patient

As a Palmer student attending one of our three campuses, you’ll have access to the prestigious education from faculty and staff that care about your success. Our wide-variety of technique education, innovative, industry leading chiropractic research, or continuing education opportunities will keep you at the top of your field for years to come. 

You can help build the healthy communities of tomorrow. Chiropractic is increasingly recognized as a valuable part of the solution to spine-related disability and chronic pain. There’s never been a better time to shine as a Palmer chiropractor.

Palmer Classroom

Palmer’s Main Campus

Study where chiropractic began in Davenport, Iowa. You’ll find all the excitement of a big city with the hospitality of a small town. Our campus offers energetic clubs and resources connecting students with chiropractic culture. 

Work out at the new Bittner Center, a 46,000-square-foot, leading-edge fitness facility!

Palmer Davenport Campus

One College, Three Campuses

Palmer offers three vibrant campuses that allow you to learn about chiropractic in a location that fits your lifestyle. Each location provides a unique experience with the same world-class Palmer chiropractic education. You can expect to transform into a confident, skilled and compassionate patient-centered health care provider.

Palmer West

Nestled in the heart of the Silicon Valley, our Palmer West campus offers a small, supportive student body that stays connected well beyond graduation. 

From hiking in Yosemite National Park, to visiting the beaches in Santa Cruz or exploring San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf, you can immerse yourself in the culture of the Bay Area.

Palmer West Campus

Palmer Florida

Steps from the beach in Port Orange, Palmer Florida’s beautiful modern campus offers all the advantages of the Palmer curriculum and world-class reputation to become a chiropractor. 

Enjoy the Florida weather in this family-friendly suburban beach town, and local attractions like Walt Disney World.

Palmer Florida Campus

Bring your passion. 

Prepare for success.


get the individual attention you need from faculty and staff who are focused on your success with a 15:1 student/faculty ratio. 


be prepared for the future with hands-on experience, blending theory and practice.


be trained and prepared – academically and professionally – for success in your future practice. 8 out of 10 Palmer graduates pass their National Board Exams within six months post-graduation.


Your unique opportunities at Palmer include: 

Sports Council

DoD/VA internships

Clinical based practice

Diverse campuses


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The Trusted Leader in Chiropractic Education


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Davenport, IA 52803 


Main Campus

4777 City Center Parkway

Port Orange, FL 32129


Florida Campus

90 E. Tasman Drive

San Jose, CA 95134


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