Parker College of Chiropractic is a private, coeducational college of higher education located in Dallas, Texas. It was founded in 1978 in Irving, Texas by Dr. James William Parker who also became its first president. The college moved to its present location in Dallas only in 1989.
Today, there are around 1,100 students enrolled at Parker College which includes international students coming from 90 countries outside of the United States. Students enrolled at the college are ably guided in their studies by 75 fulltime faculty members.
Parker College of Chiropractic is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to grant Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Chiropractic degrees. Other degree programs that it makes available to students include a Bachelor of Science in Anatomy, and a Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness. Continuing programs on various fields are also available.
Cost of tuition at the Parker College of Chiropractic for undergraduate students is US$165 per credit hour plus lab fee of US$20 per lab hour; parking fee of US$10 per session for students with cars; and activity fee of US$25 per session. For the Doctor of Chiropractic degree program, the cost of tuition is US$8,650 per trimester made up 16 or more credit hours or US$340 per hour for students enrolled in 15.5 and less credit hours. Additional fees are charged as necessary. For their textbooks and equipment fees, students must be prepared to pay an average of US$2,500 per trimester. As far as living expenses are concerned, the college does not provide on-campus housing although there are numerous apartment complexes and condominiums surrounding the school area that provide special discounts to students of Parker College. An estimated cost for housing and board would be US$8,200.
For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, athletics, school rankings, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact Parker College of Chiropractic.