University of Western States

University of Western States

Doctor of Chiropractic Program


8000 NE Tillamook Street

Portland, OR 97213

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Chiropractic

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The doctor of chiropractic program (DC) is a rigorous 12 academic-quarter, first-professional doctorate program that can be completed in three-four years. 

Graduates of the chiropractic program are primary care chiropractic physicians that have demonstrated mastery of the program’s competencies, all of which support and underpin knowledge, skills, critical thinking and professionalism expected of competent, caring chiropractic physicians.

Through demonstration of the program’s competencies and abilities, the graduate chiropractic physician from the DC program is prepared to positively impact their patients, communities and chiropractic profession.

The program focuses on legitimate, mainstream evidence in the exploration of evaluation and care of patients and their needs. While at UWS, students learn, critique and master the complexities and intricacies of treating the whole human being. The faculty instruct, mentor and guide students through the process of transforming into a physician—in thought and deed.

Why Choose UWS?

• extensive hands-on clinical training

 • primary, portal-of-entry, integrative-care approach

 • close-knit campus community

 • consistently high national board performance

 • dual-degree options, concurrent BS and MS programs available to enhance your future practice


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Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other separate health profession school

Locale: Large City

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