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Get in touch with an admissions counselor to receive more information about our Doctor of Chiropractic program in Davenport, Iowa.

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. In addition to adjustments, chiropractors also provide soft-tissue therapies, lifestyle recommendations, fitness coaching, and nutritional advice. An estimated 50 million Americans see a chiropractor each year.

Turn your passion into a profession.

Learn why thousands of students are choosing Palmer College of Chiropractic at Palmer’s Main campus in Davenport, Iowa.


Experience the

Palmer Difference


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

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“The reason I chose Palmer's Main Campus in Davenport, Iowa, is because it is where chiropractic started. It also has the biggest research facility – I knew that this was where I was going to get the best education. Every day I am learning so much, and the professors are also very helpful and knowledgeable.”

Naomi N.

Palmer student

“Choosing Palmer for my chiropractic education was an easy decision and I loved my time at The Fountainhead! For me, the true essence of chiropractic is in its history. I appreciate that chiropractic allows me to express who I am most authentically at my core."

Jay B.

2008 graduate

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Sports Council

With Palmer Sports Council, you’ll work on and off the field with athletes to learn how to evaluate sport-specific injuries and treatment protocols.

At Palmer’s Main campus, you’ll have the opportunity to take a varied selection of classes that can help you discover where you want to go after graduation. Whether you’re looking to own a private practice, or participate in chiropractic research aimed at improving the ways communities live and learn, there's no shortage of opportunities.

Field Training Program

Through a mentorship with a licensed chiropractor, you’ll gain valuable insight into the everyday management of a private practice. 

DoD/VA Program

A truly unique experience to serve our nation’s military members and veterans while gaining valuable clinical experience in a multi-disciplinary environment.

Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research

 Research grants help faculty and staff impact patient care and policy through our research, analysis and intelligence at the state of the art facility. 

Find your niche.

Imagine your future at Palmer's Main campus with our sample curriculum

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 Palmer’s Main campus in Davenport, Iowa, you’ll have access to a 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. 

As a Palmer graduate, you’ll have an understanding of your contribution to the chiropractic profession and your role as patient-centered health care providers in the community. You’ll be a part of the Palmer family, with an esteemed alumni network and career opportunities. 

You can help build the healthy communities of tomorrow. There’s never been a better time to shine as a Palmer chiropractor.

You belong at Palmer.


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Davenport, IA 52803 


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4777 City Center Parkway

Port Orange, FL 32129


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San Jose, CA 95134


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