Palmer College of Chiropractic

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,440
14.5% growth from 2018
2017 Student Loan
1.64%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
2,194
98.6% 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 (55 degrees awarded).

In 2019, 736 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Palmer College of Chiropractic. 38.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 61.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (542 degrees), 6.86 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (79 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Palmer College of Chiropractic is $10,440, which is $−4,060 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Palmer College of Chiropractic is $10,440, which is $−4,060 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $0.

In 2019, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 71% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,440
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Palmer College of Chiropractic was $10,440. The cost of tuition at Palmer College of Chiropractic is $−4,060 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

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2019 Value
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1 Year Growth

In 2019 Palmer College of Chiropractic had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $0. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Palmer College of Chiropractic grew by 100%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
71%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Palmer College of Chiropractic received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 114% with respect to 2018, when 37% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.
1.64%
2017 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Palmer College of Chiropractic was 1.64%, which represents 10 out of the 611 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.

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Enrollment

Palmer College of Chiropractic has a total enrollment of 2,194 students. The full-time enrollment at Palmer College of Chiropractic is 2,163 students and the part-time enrollment is 31. This means that 98.6% 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 73% White, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.02% Asian, 4.01% Black or African American, 2.83% Two or More Races, 0.684% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.501% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Palmer College of Chiropractic in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (39.3%), followed by White Female (25%) and Black or African American Male (7.14%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (40.7%), followed by White Female (32.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (6.56%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Palmer College of Chiropractic, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,194 students. The full-time enrollment at Palmer College of Chiropractic is 2,163 and the part-time enrollment is 31. This means that 98.6% of students enrolled at Palmer College of Chiropractic are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Palmer College of Chiropractic had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,601
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    251
  3. Asian
    154

The enrolled student population at Palmer College of Chiropractic is 73% White, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.02% Asian, 4.01% Black or African American, 2.83% Two or More Races, 0.684% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.501% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 172 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 (542 degrees awarded). There were 6.86 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (79 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Palmer College of Chiropractic is Biological & Physical Sciences (55 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 (681 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 (1,398,034 people), Medical & health services managers (152,626 people), Pharmacists (140,295 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (130,970 people), and Physicians (128,913 people).

The most specialized majors at Palmer College of Chiropractic are Health (681 degrees awarded) and Interdisciplinary Studies (55 degrees).

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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, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Palmer College of Chiropractic are Health (681 degrees awarded) and Interdisciplinary Studies (55 degrees).

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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 (1,517,055 people), Elementary & secondary schools (276,751 people), Outpatient care centers (243,090 people), Offices of physicians (238,307 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (158,761 people).

The most specialized majors at Palmer College of Chiropractic are Health (681 degrees awarded) and Interdisciplinary Studies (55 degrees).

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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. 55 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Palmer College of Chiropractic was Biological & Physical Sciences with 55 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

454
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
282
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 454 degrees were awarded to men at Palmer College of Chiropractic, which is 1.61 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (282).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 418 degrees were awarded to men at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Chiropractic, which is 1.61 times more than the 260 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 260 degrees were awarded to women at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Chiropractic, which is 0.622 times less than the 418 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time
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150% Completion Time

In 2019, 0% 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, 100% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 100% within 200%.

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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.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
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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 (69.1%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    542 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    79 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    52 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Palmer College of Chiropractic is white (542 degrees awarded). There were 6.86 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (79 degrees).

0.951% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    331 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    211 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    45 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Palmer College of Chiropractic is white male (331 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (211 degrees).

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Operations

Palmer College of Chiropractic has an endowment valued at nearly $58.7M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.4M (7.5%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Palmer College of Chiropractic had a total salary expenditure of $74.9M. Palmer College of Chiropractic employs 58 Associate professors, 33 Professors, and 27 Assistant professors. Most academics at Palmer College of Chiropractic are Male Associate professors (33), Female Associate professors(25), and Male Professors (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Palmer College of Chiropractic are: Office and Administrative Support, with 111 employees, Management, with 85 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$58.7M
2019 Endowment
5.92%
growth from 2018

Palmer College of Chiropractic has an endowment valued at about $58.7M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Palmer College of Chiropractic grew 5.92% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $48.6M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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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.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.91M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Palmer College of Chiropractic received $1.91M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$32.6M
2019 Salaries
2.31%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Palmer College of Chiropractic paid a median of $32.6M in salaries, which represents 43.6% of their overall expenditure ($74.9M) and a 2.31% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.21% growth from 2017 and a 0.258% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.94M
Instructional Salaries
132
Number of Employees

In 2019, Palmer College of Chiropractic paid a total of $9.94M to 132 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
58 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
111 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Palmer College of Chiropractic were Associate professor with 58 employees; Professor with 33 employees; and Professor with 27 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Palmer College of Chiropractic were Office and Administrative Support with 111 employees; Management with 85 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Palmer College of Chiropractic was Male Associate professor with 33 employees, Female Associate professor with 25 employees, and Male Professor with 21 employees.

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

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