Affordable Tuition for Chiropractic College

Sherman College student and Scallon Building

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.

Total Tuition

Tuition for the April 1, 2016- March 31, 2017 year is $7,766 per quarter. Total annual tuition is $31,064. 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.

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. See cost of chiropractic education by college.

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 $11,000 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 $158,000. This amount does not include Graduate Plus Loans that are available for additional funding based on the cost of attendance.

Low Default Rate
Our Title IV Default rate is currently 5 percent, which is low compared to the nationwide rate of 11.8%. This speaks to 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 $3342.00 per quarter ($1114.00 per month).

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

Estimated Cost of Attendance per quarter*

Tuition **


Books (after 1st quarter)***


Housing(includes utilities)




Transportation(includes regular maintenance)




Clothing and personal


Loan origination fees


Estimated tuition, loan fees, and living expenses per quarter $13,883.00
* 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

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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.

See cost of living comparison chart. Use this calculator to compare the cost of living between U.S. cities.

Title IV Loan Default Rate

FY2007: 0.7% (1 of 138),
FY 2008: 4.4% (4 of 89),
FY2009: 3.5% (3 of 85) ,
FY2010: 0.9%

Contact Financial Aid Staff

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Marcia Park Assistant Director of Financial Aid Sherman College of ChiropracticFinancial Aid
Work Phone: 8645788770 ext. 275