Welcome to Texas Chiropractic College
Here are all the facts you need about our Texas chiropractic school at a glance. If you have any other questions, be sure to contact us at 281-487-1170. Remember, we are here to serve you, and to help you reach your educational and professional goals through a sound end high-quality education in chiropractic medicine. Be all you can be with our school as your guide.
Location--We are in Pasadena, Texas, which has a population of 149,000. Our campus is located fifteen minutes southeast of the downtown area of Houston and is about forty miles away from Galveston. We have easy access to I-45 and I-10 and are also within easy driving distance of the Sam Houston Toll Way.
Enrollment at Our School--We have a very diverse campus, with around three hundred students from twenty-three states, one U.S. territory, and four foreign nations. People come from all over to attend our school because we are among the best at what we do.
Our Academic Classification--We are classified in the world of academics as being a non-profit, professional college. We offer both a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree.
Our Academic School Year--We work on a trimester schedule. This means three trimesters a year, instead of two full-length semesters and two shorter summer semesters as in typical universities. With a trimester schedule, we have the Fall term beginning in September, the Spring term beginning in January, and the Summer term beginning in May. Ten trimesters (which usually works out to about three and a half years) are required to graduate with the Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Our Bachelor's degree requires ninety academic hours with a minimum 2.6 GPA.
Facilities--Our school offers the following facilities to help our future chiropractor students achieve their educational and professional goals:
- Moody Health Center
- Student Clinic
- Mae Hilty Memorial Library
- Learning Resource Center
- James M. Russell Education Center
- William M. Harris Administration Building
- Turley Anatomical Building
- Guy & Esther Ligon Laboratory Building (housing Micro Lab, Adjusting, and X-Ray Physics and Positioning)
- Student Outdoor Activity Center (utilized as a fair-weather study area by students and for parties and special school activities)
- The Smith Building (housing Radiology and x-ray positioning)
Financial Aid--Many students need some financial help to reach their educational goals. We offer the following types of financial aid here:
- Loans - Federal Stafford Loan, PLUS Loan, VA Benefits and Alternative Loans are the most usual loans used by our students. Our financial aid office has a list of other loans for which you may qualify, and we encourage you to contact them for more information on these loan programs.
- Grants - The Texas Equalization Grant
- Employment - Federal College Work-Study gives financial aid to students who work part-time on campus while pursuing their degree.
Student Associations and Groups--We offer the following organizations to give our students extra help, mentoring and professional opportunities in their careers:
- Student Body Association
- Student American Chiropractic Association
- Student American Black Chiropractic Association
- Student Texas Chiropractic Association
- Student Chiropractic Association of Louisiana
- Chiropractic Student Adjusting Club
- Council on Sports Injuries
- Omega Psi
Contact Us to Discuss Enrollment Today
If you are considering a career in chiropractic medicine, we encourage you to contact us today and talk to one of our enrollment counselors. Your journey to your new career in a wonderful profession that helps people begins here.
Contact us at:
Texas Chiropractic College
5912 Spencer Highway
Pasadena, TX 77505