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.

chiropractic honor wallTotal Tuition
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.

No Fees
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
Our financial aid packages – which combine federal and institutional aid – make Sherman one of the most affordable chiropractic colleges in the country.

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.

Average Debt
The average amount borrowed by students per quarter is $11,104, which covers living expenses and other materials as well as tuition (see estimated monthly budget to the right). The average debt upon graduation for our students, not including loans from undergraduate school, is $155,000. This amount does not include a Graduate Plus Loan that is available for additional funding based on eligibility.

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.

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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.

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Please note: All amounts are estimates. Expenses will vary with each student's situation. Use this calculator to compare the cost of living between U.S. cities. 

Estimated Monthly Student Budget

Most students can expect to receive approximately $3,701 per quarter for living expenses ($1,234 per month).

Rent

 $ 500

Food

 $ 200

Utilities

 $ 134

Transportation/Car

 $ 200

Personal Expenses

 $ 200

Total per month

 $ 1,234

Quarter Living Expenses
(x 3 months)

$3,701

Quarter Tuition

$  7,181

Books and Fees
(after 1st quarter)

$     300

Total per quarter
(3 months)

$11,182

Required Textbook Information
(HEOA Section 133)
List of required textbooks and prices by class

The Dean of Student Services maintains a housing list for rent and a list of students looking for roommates.