How to Apply to the College of Chiropractic
We are accepting applications for Fall 2020!
Before you apply: Review the admission requirements
Entry Terms: Fall, Winter, Summer
- Summer 2020
New Student Orientation: Monday, June 1, 2020
Classes Begin: Monday, June 1, 2020
- Fall 2020
New Student Orientation: Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Classes Begin: Wednesday, September 9, 2020
- Winter 2021
New Student Orientation: Monday January 4, 2021
Classes Begin: Tuesday, January 5, 2021
We recommend that you submit your application 9 to 12 months in advance of your intended start term. You should have at least half of your prerequisites completed when submitting an application.
Step 1 – Obtain a username and password
If you have not already done so, submit your contact information
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
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
Write a 2-page essay, divided into two parts:
Part I: Discuss your:
b. Personal goals
c. Reason for choosing the chiropractic profession.
d. Direct experience with chiropractic, and
e. Reasons for choosing 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: