Chiropractic, D.C. Admissions Information
The University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, is a college within the University of Bridgeport, a non-profit, non-sectarian coeducational institution.
The College of Chiropractic is a professional degree program which grants the Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree to graduates who successfully complete four academic years of study, including a clinical internship. The program is offered on a full-time basis with no students admitted to a part-time course of study.
Chiropractic is the health profession which concerns itself with the relationship between structure and function of the human body, as that relationship may affect the restoration and preservation of health.
The College of Chiropractic prepares students to be primary health care providers. Each student is educated to diagnose, care for the human body in an evidence-based manner, and integrate their care within the larger health care system.
- Students admitted twice per year, in August and January
- An 18-week semester based program – 8 total semesters
- Summers off at the end of the first and second year
- Clinical internships at community based medical centers
- Clinical internship at the Connecticut Veterans Administration Center, West Haven, CT
- Small class sizes
Program Prerequisites (to be completed prior to matriculation)
- Bachelor’s degree earned or a minimum of 90 credits completed
- Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher within the best 90 credits
- Minimum of 24 credits in the physical/ life sciences, with a C or better (half of which must contain labs)
- Recommended coursework in the following areas:
- Biology/Anatomy and Physiology
- General Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Official transcripts from every school attended
- Three recommendation letters
- Letters must be signed and come from employers, professors or professional associates (one must come from a health care provider)
- Personal statement
- In 250–500 words, detail why you are seeking this degree, how you expect to apply your degree to your professional career after graduation and why you seek to pursue your degree through the University of Bridgeport
Completed application and all supporting documents must be received by:
- Rolling Admissions
- July 15 for the fall semester
- December 1 for the spring semester
Students will have a program overview, tour the Acupuncture clinic, view a clinic demonstration, and speak with the Director of the Institute and Admissions. Topics covered will include the application process, scholarship opportunities, and how our program can work for you.
Visit the biology, health sciences, and medical laboratory science departments at the University of Bridgeport and learn about our pre-pharmacy curriculum, newest facilities and diverse programs of study, including acupuncture, naturopathic medicine, and more. Uncover the scientific explorations taking place at UB and see why you belong here.
Activities will include:
- Admissions & financial aid presentation
- Faculty meet-and-greet
- Chat with current UB students
- Program overviews