Sherman College of Chiropractic

tuition and financial aid


Chiropractic College Tuition

Our financial aid packages – combining federal and institutional aid – make us one of the most affordable chiropractic colleges in the country. Nearly 98% of students receive some form of financial aid – including loans, scholarships, family discounts and work-study. Sherman also participates in the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of the Yellow Ribbon Program.

Total Tuition

Tuition is $8, 279 per quarter. 

Total annual tuition is $33,116.

Low Default Rate

Our Title IV Default rate is 4.1%, which means graduates are well able to pay off loans and practice successfully. This speaks to the ability of our program to prepare you for practice, and it reflects our commitment to your financial success.

Applications for Financial Aid

Applications for financial aid must be filed with the college a minimum of six weeks prior to registration.

  • Sherman Financial Aid Application
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at; Sherman College’s FAFSA code is 013853.
  • Entrance Counseling and Federal Stafford Master Promissory Note (
tuition, fees and financial aid
Attending chiropractic college is a financial investment that you won’t take lightly, and neither will we. Sherman College offers extensive financial planning services and experienced staff members to guide you through the financial planning process to help you minimize loans and get the most for your education dollar.

Institutional Discounts

When husband and wife are both enrolled at full tuition in the program, each may apply for a 25% tuition discount. Members of the immediate family (children, parents, brothers, and sisters) enrolled in the program each receives a 10% discount.

Yellow Ribbon Program for Veterans

Qualified students who are U.S. veterans may receive benefits from the Veterans Administration through GI Bill programs. Through the Yellow Ribbon Program, Sherman College matches VA contributions up to 100 percent of tuition. Yellow Ribbon funding is awarded to eligible veterans on a first-come, first-served basis.

Available Loans

The college offers

  • Perkins Loan
  • Unsubsidized Stafford Loan
  • Grad Plus Loan
  • Emergency loans.

Information on private loan sources is also available if needed.

Education Scholarships

Several scholarships and awards are available

  • B.J. Palmer Philosophy Scholarship
  • Rex Mumford Kasler Scholarship
  • Citizenship Award
  • Academic Achievement Award
  • Lyle W. and Eula M. Sherman Scholarship
  • DE Warriors Scholarships
  • Outstanding Student of the Year Award
  • York Center Scholarship
  • Berkowitz Scholarship
  • CG Haynes Scholarships
  • Michigan Chiropractic Scholarships
  • John Yglesias Scholarships
  • Beane Family Scholarships

Applications must be submitted to the Director of Financial Aid. Description and Requirements.

Legacy Scholarships

Children of Sherman alumni are eligible for the Legacy Scholarship, which awards $300 per quarter and is renewable for the entire time of enrollment, as long as the student is enrolled at full tuition and maintains satisfactory academic progress. Additional scholarships are available to currently enrolled Sherman students.

Average Debt

Average debt upon graduation is $168,280, to cover tuition books and living expenses (this amount does not include loans from undergraduate or accrued interest).

Average debt is based on 14 quarters of study at Sherman College.

Assistance Following Graduation

Federal programs, such as income-based repayment and loan forgiveness, are available to chiropractic college graduates. With an income-based repayment plan, payments are based on household income and size. With the Pay As You Earn Program, your maximum monthly payment will be 10% of discretionary income for up to 20 years. Loan forgiveness also applies to doctors of chiropractic. If you work for a federal, state, local or nonprofit organization, you may be eligible for loan forgiveness after you complete 120 monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan.

Have Questions?

Contact the Financial Aid Office at 800-849-8771, ext. 275, or email for more information.

Sherman College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, or national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, employment policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, or other school-administered