Chiropractic Colleges Seek Legitimacy Amid Financial Woes

Chiropractic Colleges Seek Legitimacy Amid Financial Woes 1

Carl Cleveland III, president of Cleveland Chiropractic College, earned $537,152 in 2009.

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Carl Cleveland III, president of Cleveland Chiropractic College, earned $537,152 in 2009.

Many of the nation's chiropractic colleges, like other small colleges that rely heavily on tuition, are struggling to stay in business.

At the same time that they are working to improve their stature in higher education and broadening their missions to increase their appeal, a number of the colleges are seeing enrollments plummet—and revenues are falling with them.

The colleges are also hampered by their own decisions to dole out hefty paychecks to their executives,