Admission Requirements

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We're glad you're considering a career in chiropractic or the health sciences. To begin your journey, you should apply for admission as soon as possible so that your Admissions Advisor can assist in selecting the appropriate prerequisite courses. This can be done during your first semester of college. If you have completed some college or have decided to change your major, we can help you revise your academic plan.

Are you ready to be the difference in health care? If so, start your journey now by selecting the program & path that fits you best!

Requirements for the Doctor of Chiropractic Program

  • Complete a formal online application to the program along with the non-refundable application fee.
  • Submit official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions.
  • Meet physical requirements.
  • A non-refundable tuition deposit, which is credited to the first trimester’s tu­ition, is required within 60 days after being accepted into the program.
  • 90 semester hours of college courses in the following areas with a 3.0 cumulative GPA:
    • 6 hours of English or Communications
    • 3 hours of Psychology
    • 12 hours of Humanities and/or Social Sciences courses
    • 24 hours of Life and Physical Sciences courses to include:
      • Courses in Biology, Anatomy and Physiology
      • 8 hours of General and Organic Chemistry is recommended
    • Electives to fulfill the required 90 semester hours

Alternative Admissions Track Plan (AATP)

If you do not have the prerequisite science courses and have a high GPA, or if your GPA is below 3.00 but between 2.75-2.99, you may be considered for admission under the Alternative Admissions Track Plan (AATP). Students admitted under AATP will be given a personalized educational plan to optimize their opportunity for success. Contact an admissions advisor for additional information.

Requirements for the Masters of Science Program

  • Formal online application to the program along with the non-refundable application fee.
  • Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institu­tion
  • Professional resume, including references.
  • A professional statement
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions
  • A non-refundable tuition deposit, which is credited to the first trimester’s tu­ition, is required within 60 days after being accepted into the program.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Program

  • Complete a formal online application to the program along with the non-refundable application fee.
  • Submit your official high school transcript showing a date of graduation and a minimum grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale. (A GED credential certification or verification from an accredited appropriate home-school agency will also satisfy this requirement.)
  • Submit official ACT or SAT composite test scores. Requires composite test score of 21 or above for the ACT or 1500 or more for the SAT. (The ACT code is 6545.)
  • Submit official post-secondary transcript(s) reflecting successful completion of at least 24 college semester units with a minimum grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale if you have completed college credits. Applicants with 24 college credits do not need to submit ACT/SAT scores or high school transcripts.
  • A non-refundable tuition deposit, which is credited to the first trimester’s tu­ition, is required within 60 days after being accepted into the program.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE PROGRAM

Please note that admission to Cleveland University-Kansas City is separate from admission to the A.A.S. degree program.

Students desiring admission to an A.A.S. degree program at CUKC must:

  • Submit a completed online Application for Admission to the Associate of Arts in Biological Sciences at Cleveland University-Kansas City with your application fee and official high school or college transcripts.
  • Successfully complete all prerequisite courses with a grade of C or better and a grade of B or better for science courses.
  • Submit proof of all immunizations and proof of a current physical examination.
  • Pass required drug screenings and background checks.
  • Meet physical requirements and demonstrate the ability to deliver services in a safe and effective manner with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Upon acceptance to CUKC and successful completion of the A.A.S. prerequisites selected applicants will participate in a professional panel interview.
  • Complete all steps outlined in the program application packet available on our website or by contacting an advisor.

Guaranteed Admission

Students who complete all their required general education coursework at CUKC with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above at the time of application to the A.A.S. degree program will have admission granted provided that all other criteria for admission are met and all other additional considerations are satisfactory.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ASSOCIATE OF ARTS PROGRAM

  • Complete a formal online application to the program along with the non-refundable application fee.
  • Submit your official high school transcript, or equivalent. Or, if you have 24 college credits, submit those official transcripts.
  • Submit your ACT/SAT score, if you have less than 24 total college credit hours. Requires an ACT composite test score of 21 or above or an SAT composite test score of 1500 or above.
  • A non-refundable tuition deposit, which is credited to the first trimester’s tu­ition, is required within 60 days after being accepted into the program.

Provisional Admissions

Applicants with 24 college credits do not have to submit ACT/SAT scores or a high school transcript, but must submit official post-secondary transcript(s) reflecting successful completion of at least 24 college units.

Students who do not meet the automatic admission requirements will be reviewed individually for possible admission on a trial basis. If admitted, students may be required to participate in an academic support program as a condition of their admission.

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