All entering students must have earned a minimum of 90 transferable semester units or 135 quarter units at an institution or institutions accredited by a regional or nationally recognized agency.
Applicants who have earned a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 for the required 90-semester units will be reviewed by the admissions committee for acceptance to the standard admissions track.
If you have not completed an undergraduate degree, use the recommended coursework below to guide your course selection as you work to complete your degree. You are strongly encouraged to work with the admissions staff to select the courses that will best prepare you for success in chiropractic school and beyond.
Science Prerequisites: A minimum of 24 semester units (36 quarter units) in life and physical science courses (at least half of these courses must have a substantive lab component).
Recommended science courses:
- Anatomy & Physiology I and II
- Exercise Physiology
- Chemistry I and II
- Cell Biology
- Molecular Biology
- Human Anatomy
- Physics I and II
Also accepted as science courses: (but not limited to)
- Organic Chemistry I and II
General Studies Prerequisites:
No specific requirements are made of these units - however, Life Chiropractic College West strongly recommends a well-rounded course of study. *All coursework must be at 100 level or above.
- Human Development
- Information Systems
AATP: Alternate Admissions Track Program
Applicants who have earned a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 on a scale of 4.0 for the required 90-semester units will be reviewed by the admissions committee and may be admitted on an alternate admissions track (AATP).
Applicants with an undergraduate degree may be admitted with all majors, including those with and without a science emphasis. Those applicants with a degree without the science emphasis will be reviewed by the admissions committee and may be admitted on an alternate admissions track (AATP).
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