Life changing


Based in Adelaide, South Australia

The Australian Chiropractic College is proud to deliver cutting-edge curriculum in a caring and vibrant environment.

Entry Requirements

Applications to the Australian Chiropractic College are open year-round. In fact, we encourage prospective students to apply ahead of time, as positions for future study periods will be assessed in advance.

Application Pathways

Admission through any one of the following pathways is available:

  • Recent secondary study – Year 12 (SACE or equivalent) qualification gained in the past two years with an ATAR of 80. Students who do not achieve the published ATAR may still be admitted, on the condition that they accept an academic support plan.
  • Post-secondary study – satisfactory completion of at least 1 EFTSL (Equivalent Full Time Study Load) of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level 5 or 0.5 EFTSL of an AQF Level 6 Australian higher education study or equivalent including credit equivalence for assumed knowledge.
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) Study – satisfactory completion of a VET qualification at Certificate IV or higher from a Registered Training Organisation
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) – achieved a STAT score of at least 140 in the written English section and 155 in the multiple-choice section
  • Work and life experience – demonstrated readiness for higher education studies through a resume which shows at least three years of professional experience, a 500-word personal statement, a supporting statement on company letterhead from your employer (or a trader with your business if you are the owner or CEO) and at least two relevant written references.

If you are ready to study with the Australian Chiropractic College but are unsure about the best pathway for you, please contact our Student Admissions Team for more information. Our Student Admissions Team is here to help you.

What If I Have Already Studied?

If you have previously or are currently enrolled in science or health science courses, you may have already met the requirements for some subjects in the Bachelor of Chiropractic.  Please contact our Student Admissions Team so we can advise you and discuss a personalised study plan.

What If I Am an International Student?

The Australian Chiropractic College is a registered CRICOS provider.  Our CRICOS Provider ID is 03943F.

We encourage you to contact our Student Admissions Team for more information about studying at the ACC as an international student.

English Language Requirements

An academic IELTS overall score of 7.0 with no individual language skill under 7.0 is the English Language competence required for those students from a non-English speaking country, or who have not completed previous study at an approved English-speaking provider. We encourage you to contact our Student Admissions Team for clarification on your individual circumstances

Pre-requisites to Bachelor Degree

To study the four year Bachelor of Chiropractic, students must first study and successfully complete the one year pre-requisite program of basic health sciences at the ACC (or approved alternative). The program equates to 120 credit points. Students enter the pre-requisite program after receiving an offer from the ACC through one of the application pathways.

What Are The Next Steps?

  • Complete our Application Expression of Interest Form.
  • Our Student Admissions Team will make contact to advise you of your best entry pathway.
  • Submit completed application form and other enrolment documentation.
  • Mature age applicants may be required to submit a personal statement.
  • Your application is assessed and if accepted, a Letter of Offer is issued.
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