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Undergraduate Enrollment 370
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $715
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $715
Yearly Room and Board N/A
% of Students on Financial Aid 97
Median SAT/ACT N/A
% of African American Students 28
% of Asian American Students 3
% of Hispanic Students 20
% of International Students 0.3
Student/Teacher Ratio 8:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 22
% of Male/% of Female Students 34/66
Greek System? NO
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus N/A
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 80
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 80
% of Freshmen Who Return 79
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 1

Parker University

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2540 Walnut Hill, Dallas, TX 75229















  • Parker students are highly involved in extracurricular activities, including intramural sports that enable them to expand leadership, communication, and technical skills.
  • Recognized by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, the Veterans Administration, and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
  • Development resources include career counseling, mental health counseling, tutoring, and student assistance.

PARKER UNIVERSITY IN DALLAS is home to one of the largest chiropractic programs in the world. But with 29 other degree and certificate offerings, no matter what future you dream of—whether it’s a doctorate in chiropractic, or an associate, bachelor’s, or master’s degree in business administration, health care, or many other fields of study—that dream can become a reality at Parker.

Faculty is dedicated to helping students discover their path in life. Parker students are ambitious, compassionate, energetic, and prepared to become industry leaders. Founder Dr. James Parker established a set of principles that guide the university today, on a campus steeped in tradition while encouraging innovation.

Parker is home to three colleges. The College of Health Sciences (CHS) offers the ACOTE-accredited occupational therapy assistant program; the radiologic technology program; the COMTA-accredited massage therapy program; and a Spanish dual-language massage therapy certificate. In addition, CHS offers bachelor’s degrees in psychology, integrative health, anatomy, and general education.

The College of Business and Technology offers an MBA in healthcare management, a computer information system degree and certificates, and a CAHIIM-accredited health information management program.

The College of Chiropractic, originally named Parker College, opened on September 12, 1982, and quickly became a leader in the chiropractic profession. It employs technologically advanced resources, including ParkerFit3D program that accurately captures and analyzes human motion. Two of the newest Master of Science programs include functional nutrition, and neuroscience and clinical neuroscience.

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