About the Association of Chiropractic Colleges

About ACC

The Association of Chiropractic Colleges (ACC) is comprised of accredited chiropractic educational programs in North America and affiliate member institutions worldwide.


Our Mission

The Association of Chiropractic Colleges is a leadership organization of chiropractic educational programs in the United States and Canada that serves to advance excellence in education by leading a mutually supportive chiropractic academic community, and by supporting student learning, research and evidence informed practice.


Our Values

The Association of Chiropractic Colleges will become a collaborative organization of chiropractic educational programs, recognized as a vital partner in healthcare education promoting the health and well-being of our communities.

  • evidence-informed, quality, patient-centered care,
  • by expert, ethical, inclusive professionals, and
  • the improvement of health care systems through chiropractic education and research.


Services and Resources

ACC helps prospective students locate accredited chiropractic programs, provides entrance requirements from each institution and identifies the rewards and satisfaction of becoming a doctor of chiropractic. It links to all member institutions. The ACC supports its member institutions in advancing chiropractic education, in graduating competent professionals, in conducting scholarly research, and in carrying out public service to enhance the health of the public.