Palmer College of Chiropractic

Add Comparison

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$8,814

1.98% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$23,098

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

1.93%

Default Rate

2015 Acceptance Rate

100%

1 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,245

98.2% Full-Time

About

Palmer College of Chiropractic is a higher education institution located in Scott County, IA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Palmer College of Chiropractic were Biological & Physical Sciences (51 degrees awarded).

In 2016, 630 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Palmer College of Chiropractic. 41.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 58.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (503 degrees), 11.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (45 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Palmer College of Chiropractic is $8,814, which is $-5,157 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Palmer College of Chiropractic is $8,814, which is $-5,157 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,098.

In 2016, 52% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,814

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Palmer College of Chiropractic was $8,814. The cost of tuition at Palmer College of Chiropractic is $-5,157 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Palmer College of Chiropractic (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$23,098

2016 Value

17.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Palmer College of Chiropractic had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,098. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Palmer College of Chiropractic grew by 17.2%.

This chart compares the average net price of Palmer College of Chiropractic (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$9,564

Room and Board

$1,950

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Palmer College of Chiropractic was of $9,564 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,950. The cost of room and board increased by 0.929% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 15% during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at Palmer College of Chiropractic (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

52% of undergraduate students at Palmer College of Chiropractic received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 36.6% with respect to 2015, when 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Palmer College of Chiropractic (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

1.93%

2015 Default Rate

15

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Palmer College of Chiropractic was 1.93%, which represents 15 out of the 777 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Admissions

Palmer College of Chiropractic received 1 undergraduate applications in 2015, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those 1 applicants, 1 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 100% acceptance rate.

There were 2,245 students enrolled at Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Palmer College of Chiropractic has an overall enrollment yield of 100%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

100%

Acceptance Rate in 2015

1

Accepted Out of 1

In 2015, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Palmer College of Chiropractic was 100% (1 admissions from 1 applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and 2015, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

This chart compares the acceptance rate of Palmer College of Chiropractic (in red) with that of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2015 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

This chart shows the SAT scores for the 25th and 75th percentile of applicants broken out into each section of the test that their are evaluated on.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

Palmer College of Chiropractic has a total enrollment of 2,245 students. The full-time enrollment at Palmer College of Chiropractic is 2,204 students and the part-time enrollment is 41. This means that 98.2% 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 74.1% White, 9.58% Hispanic or Latino, 7.88% Asian, 3.7% Black or African American, 2.63% Two or More Races, 0.668% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.401% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Palmer College of Chiropractic in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (54.8%), followed by White Female (41.9%) and Asian Female (3.23%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (44.2%), followed by White Female (29.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.61%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Palmer College of Chiropractic, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,245 students. The full-time enrollment at Palmer College of Chiropractic is 2,204 and the part-time enrollment is 41. This means that 98.2% of students enrolled at Palmer College of Chiropractic are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Palmer College of Chiropractic (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 (71%), Palmer College of Chiropractic had a retention rate lower than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Palmer College of Chiropractic (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,664

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    215

  3. Asian

    177

The enrolled student population at Palmer College of Chiropractic is 74.1% White, 9.58% Hispanic or Latino, 7.88% Asian, 3.7% Black or African American, 2.63% Two or More Races, 0.668% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.401% 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 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 22 students (0.98%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2016, 106 fewer women than men received degrees from Palmer College of Chiropractic. The majority of degree recipients at Palmer College of Chiropractic are white (503 degrees awarded). There were 11.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (45 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Palmer College of Chiropractic is Biological & Physical Sciences (51 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

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 (575 degrees awarded) and Interdisciplinary Studies (55 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,260,789 people), Physicians & surgeons (143,980 people), Medical & health services managers (142,979 people), Pharmacists (122,404 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (111,477 people).

The most specialized majors at Palmer College of Chiropractic are Health (575 degrees awarded) and Interdisciplinary Studies (55 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 Physicians & surgeons, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Palmer College of Chiropractic are Health (575 degrees awarded) and Interdisciplinary Studies (55 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Palmer College of Chiropractic are Hospitals (1,475,523 people), Elementary & secondary schools (261,721 people), Outpatient care centers (206,906 people), Offices of physicians (182,456 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (144,184 people).

The most specialized majors at Palmer College of Chiropractic are Health (575 degrees awarded) and Interdisciplinary Studies (55 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Degrees

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

  1. 51 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Palmer College of Chiropractic was Biological & Physical Sciences with 51 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree recipients from bachelors degree programs at Palmer College of Chiropractic according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 368

  2. 262

In 2016, 368 degrees were awarded to men at Palmer College of Chiropractic, which is 1.4 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (262).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Palmer College of Chiropractic by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 333 degrees were awarded to men at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Chiropractic, which is 1.39 times more than the 239 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 239 degrees were awarded to women at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Chiropractic, which is 0.718 times less than the 333 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

N/A%

100% Completion Time

N/A%

150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Palmer College of Chiropractic completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

N/A

Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Palmer College of Chiropractic is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    503 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    45 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Palmer College of Chiropractic is white (503 degrees awarded). There were 11.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (45 degrees).

0.476% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    307 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    196 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Palmer College of Chiropractic is white male (307 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (196 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

Palmer College of Chiropractic has an endowment valued at nearly $13.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.19M (8.56%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Palmer College of Chiropractic had a total expenditure of $67.3M. Of that $67.3M, they spent $31.4M on salaries and $67.3M on benefits.

Palmer College of Chiropractic employs 64 Associate professors, 32 Professors, and 29 Assistant professors. Most academics at Palmer College of Chiropractic are Male Associate professors (35), Female Associate professors(29), and Male Professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Palmer College of Chiropractic are: Office and Administrative Support, with 111 employees, Management, with 95 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 42 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$13.9M

2015 Endowment

1.4%

growth from 2014

Palmer College of Chiropractic has an endowment valued at about $13.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Palmer College of Chiropractic grew 1.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.34M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Palmer College of Chiropractic (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.06M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $53.8k - Local

As of 2015, Palmer College of Chiropractic received $2.06M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $53.8k from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$31.4M

Salary Expenditure

$67.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Palmer College of Chiropractic had a total expenditure of $67.3M. Of that $67.3M, they spent $31.4M on salaries and $67.3M on benefits.

The bar chart shows the share of the primary expenses at Palmer College of Chiropractic over time, and the line chart shows the expenditure for solely salaries and benefits over time compared to the median for the Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Palmer College of Chiropractic as a share of total expenditure.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Salary Expenditure

$31.4M

2015 Salaries

1.28%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Palmer College of Chiropractic paid a median of $31.4M in salaries, which represents 46.6% of their overall expenditure ($67.3M) and a 1.28% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.57% growth from 2013 and a 4.09% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$11M

Instructional Salaries

143

Number of Employees

In 2015, Palmer College of Chiropractic paid a total of $11M to 143 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

64 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

111 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Palmer College of Chiropractic were Associate professor with 64 employees; Professor with 32 employees; and Professor with 29 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Palmer College of Chiropractic were Office and Administrative Support with 111 employees; Management with 95 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 42 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Palmer College of Chiropractic was Male Associate professor with 35 employees, Female Associate professor with 29 employees, and Male Professor with 22 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Palmer College of Chiropractic.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart