Palmer College of Chiropractic

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,025
3.38% growth from 2021
2022 Enrolled Students
2,178
98.3% Full-Time

About

Palmer College of Chiropractic is a higher education institution located in Scott County, IA. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Palmer College of Chiropractic were Chiropractic (632 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 687 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Palmer College of Chiropractic. 43.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 56.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (507 degrees), 6.58 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (77 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Palmer College of Chiropractic is $11,025, which is $−3,916 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Palmer College of Chiropractic is $11,025, which is $−3,917 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

In 2022, 37% of undergraduate students attending Palmer College of Chiropractic received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$11,025
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Palmer College of Chiropractic was $11,025. The cost of tuition at Palmer College of Chiropractic is $−3,917 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Financial Aid by Income Level

37%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

37% of undergraduate students at Palmer College of Chiropractic received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 54.9% with respect to 2021, when 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Palmer College of Chiropractic was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 645 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Palmer College of Chiropractic had a total enrollment of 2,178 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Palmer College of Chiropractic is 2,141 students and the part-time enrollment is 37. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Palmer College of Chiropractic are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Palmer College of Chiropractic, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.3% White, 12.1% Hispanic or Latino, 7.16% Asian, 4.82% Black or African American, 1.79% Two or More Races, 0.689% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.597% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Palmer College of Chiropractic in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (46.4%), followed by White Female (46.4%) and Asian Male (3.57%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (39.7%), followed by White Female (32.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.62%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,178 students. The full-time enrollment at Palmer College of Chiropractic is 2,141 and the part-time enrollment is 37. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Palmer College of Chiropractic are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Palmer College of Chiropractic was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Palmer College of Chiropractic had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,575 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    264 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    156 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Palmer College of Chiropractic is 72.3% White, 12.1% Hispanic or Latino, 7.16% Asian, 4.82% Black or African American, 1.79% Two or More Races, 0.689% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.597% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 87 fewer women than men received degrees from Palmer College of Chiropractic. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Palmer College of Chiropractic is white (507 degrees awarded). There were 6.58 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (77 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Palmer College of Chiropractic is Chiropractic (632 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Palmer College of Chiropractic, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (632 degrees awarded) and Interdisciplinary Studies (55 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Palmer College of Chiropractic are Registered nurses (1,422,097 people), Medical & health services managers (161,342 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (143,240 people), Pharmacists (140,892 people), and Physicians (139,517 people).

The most specialized majors at Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2022 are Health (632 degrees awarded) and Interdisciplinary Studies (55 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Palmer College of Chiropractic are Surgeons, Physicians, Financial examiners, Podiatrists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Palmer College of Chiropractic are Health (632 degrees awarded) and Interdisciplinary Studies (55 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Palmer College of Chiropractic are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,563,979 people), Elementary & secondary schools (309,137 people), Outpatient care centers (261,061 people), Offices of physicians (223,607 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (169,250 people).

The most specialized majors at Palmer College of Chiropractic are Health (632 degrees awarded) and Interdisciplinary Studies (55 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Palmer College of Chiropractic.
Most Common (2022)
632 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common professional doctorate concentration at Palmer College of Chiropractic was Chiropractic with 632 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

387
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
300
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 387 degrees were awarded to men at Palmer College of Chiropractic, which is 1.29 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (300).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 352 degrees were awarded to men at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Chiropractic, which is 1.26 times more than the 280 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 280 degrees were awarded to men at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Chiropractic, which is 0.795 times less than the 352 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2021 at Palmer College of Chiropractic is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    507 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    77 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Palmer College of Chiropractic is white (507 degrees awarded). There were 6.58 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (77 degrees).

0.437% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    279 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    228 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Palmer College of Chiropractic is white male (279 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (228 degrees).

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Operations

Palmer College of Chiropractic has an endowment valued at nearly $65.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 2.67M (4.06%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Palmer College of Chiropractic had a total salary expenditure of 89.5M. Palmer College of Chiropractic employs 47 Associate professors, 34 Assistant professors and 27 Professors. Most academics at Palmer College of Chiropractic are Female Associate professor (24), Male Associate professor (23), and Male Assistant professor (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Palmer College of Chiropractic are: Office and Administrative Support, with 88 employees, Management, with 84 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 25 employees.

Endowment

$65.7M
2022 Endowment
13%
decline from 2021

Palmer College of Chiropractic has an endowment valued at about $65.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Palmer College of Chiropractic declined 13% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $54.1M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$29.3M
2022 Salaries
3.13%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Palmer College of Chiropractic paid a median of $29.3M in salaries, which represents 32.8% of their overall expenditure ($89.5M) and a 3.13% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.21M
Instructional Salaries
122
Number of Employees

In 2022, Palmer College of Chiropractic paid a total of $9.21M to 122 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
47 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
88 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Palmer College of Chiropractic were Associate professor with 47 employees, Assistant professor with 34 employees, and Professor with 27 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Palmer College of Chiropractic were Office and Administrative Support with 88 employees, Management with 84 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Palmer College of Chiropractic was Female Associate professor with 24 employees, Male Associate professor with 23 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 18 employees.

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