Affordable Tuition for Chiropractic College
Sherman College provides high-quality chiropractic education with a low student/faculty ratio at a lower than average tuition for chiropractic colleges. We offer extensive financial planning services and experienced staff members to guide you through the financial planning process for your chiropractic education to help you minimize loans and get the most for your education dollar.
Tuition for the April 2014- March 2015 year is $7,181 per quarter. Total annual tuition is $28,724. In cases where a student is permitted or required to carry a partial academic load, tuition is pro-rated for each course up to a maximum of the full-time tuition rate.
The only lab fees applicable are for students who elect to enroll in Passive Rehabilitation and/or Active Rehabilitation; each of these classes has a $350 lab fee. These courses are electives and are not required for graduation. Aside from these two elective courses, Sherman College does not charge students additional fees of any kind, in any term.
Chiropractic Made Affordable
Nearly 98 percent of Sherman students receive some form of financial aid – including loans, scholarships, family discounts and work-study programs.
Sherman College also participates in the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of the Yellow Ribbon Program.
The average amount borrowed by students per quarter is $11,000 on unsubsidized loans to finance tuition as well as living expenses. The average debt upon graduation for our students, not including loans from undergraduate school, is $154,000. This amount does not include Graduate Plus Loans that are available for additional funding based on cost of attendance.
Low Default Rate
Our Title IV Default rate is currently less than 1 percent, which means that our students are well able to pay off their loans and practice successfully. This speaks for the ability of our academic program to prepare you for practice, and it reflects our investment in your future financial success.
The Dean of Student Services maintains a Housing List for rent and a list of students looking for roommates.
Estimated Cost Of Attendance per quarter.
Most students can expect to receive approximately $3,702 per quarter for living expenses ($1,234 per month).
Required Textbook Information (HEOA Section 133) List of required textbooks and prices by class
Estimated Cost of Attendance per quarter*
|Books (after 1st quarter)***||
|Estimated tuition and living expenses per quarter||$13,181.00|
|* Living expenses are estimates, actual expenses will vary with each student’s situation.|
|**Program is 14 quarters long|
|***Books for 1st quarter are estimated at $600.00|
Low Cost of Living in Spartanburg
Tuition is not your only consideration when looking at the cost of attending chiropractic college; living expenses also play an important role. Our Spartanburg location in the Upstate region of South Carolina is not only one of the most beautiful places in the country to live, but it is also one of the most affordable, with a cost of living at 9.6 percent below the national average.