Philadelphia, PA (population: 1,445,993) has eight chiropractic schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Daemen College, the highest ranked school in this group with a chiropractic program, has a total student population of 2,921. It is the 474th highest ranked school in the USA and the 35th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Chiropractic students from Philadelphia schools who go on to become chiropractic doctors, chiropractors, chiropractic physicians, doctor of chiropractics, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 26,310 people working as chiropractors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,390.
Philadelphia lies in Philadelphia county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Philadelphia Metropolitan area has 1,832,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $23.24/hr average worker wage, and a $48,340 average annual salary.
Of the 8 chiropractic schools with a 500-mile radius of Philadelphia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Bridgeport comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr) for chiropractic students, with Mount Wachusett Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,243/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Philadelphia|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||9.3 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||10.3 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||13.3 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||13.7 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||16.0 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||33.4 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||33.6 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||38.5 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||44.1 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||44.6 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||47.4 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||48.9 miles|
|Toms River||NJ||131,619||3||29.102||89||51.1 miles|