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Office of Admissions
Phone: 952-885-5409

We're now accepting applications for summer 2019! 


Before you apply:

Review the admission requirements.

Step 1 - Obtain a username and password

If you have not already done so:

After you submit your contact information, you will receive an email from NWHSU Admissions with your username, password and a link to the online application portal.

If the NWHSU email is not in your inbox, check your spam folder.

If you submitted your contact information in the past and no longer have access to your user name and password, contact the Office of Admissions at 952-885-5409 and we will provide you with this information.

Step 2 - Login to the application portal

You may now login and start your online application.

At any time, you may save your application, logout, and complete it later.

Step 3 - Complete the application

Application fee

There is a non-refundable $50.00 application fee required with submission of your application.

Request official transcripts

Have your official academic transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions (including colleges, universities, vocational/technical schools and PSEO credits) sent directly to Northwestern Health Sciences University. To request an official transcript, contact the Registrar's Office at your prior institution(s). Transcripts from any previous graduate-level work are also required.

All official transcripts should be sent directly to:

Northwestern Health Sciences University
ATTN: Office of Admissions
2501 W. 84th St.
Bloomington, MN 55431


Provide the name, email and mailing address of three references who you have known for at least six months. An email address and mailing address are required, so please have this information available when you apply.

References from doctors of chiropractic, science instructors and other healthcare professionals are preferred, provided they know you well. Northwestern will send instructions to these people on how to submit a reference. Relatives are not accepted as references.


Write a 2-page essay, divided into two parts:

Part I: Discuss your:

  1. Background
  2. Personal goals
  3. Reason for choosing the chiropractic profession
  4. Direct experience with chiropractic, and
  5. Reasons for choosing the College of Chiropractic at Northwestern Health Sciences University

Part II: Describe a major personal accomplishment and your reasons for that selection.

Minnesota Immunization Form

Minnesota state law requires us to have a signed immunization form on file for each student:

International and Transfer Students 

International and transfer students must submit additional documentation with an application for admission:


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