Parker University

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Parker University
Parker University Logo, January 2014.png
Former names
Parker College of Chiropractic
Type Private
Established 1982 (1982)
President William E. Morgan
Students 977 (2016)
Undergraduates 229 (2016)
Postgraduates 748 (2016)
Location Dallas, Texas, United States
Coordinates: 32°52′47″N 96°53′35″W / 32.879639°N 96.893174°W / 32.879639; -96.893174
Mascot Parker Patriot

Parker University is a private American nonprofit university, that was founded as a college of chiropractic. It offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate degrees in a number of health care-based programs. Its campus and its affiliated chiropractic and massage therapy clinic are located in Dallas, Texas. The university operates a second chiropractic clinic in Irving, Texas, at the site of its first campus. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the Council on Chiropractic Education, and the Commission of Massage Therapy Accreditation.[1]

Founded in 1982 as "Parker College of Chiropractic", the school was renamed "Parker University" in 2011.[2] In 2015, Parker installed chiropractor William E. Morgan as the university's seventh president.[3] As of 2016, the school has 977 students.


  1. ^ Accredited University in Dallas, Texas | Parker University
  2. ^ "Welcome to Parker University". Parker University. Archived from the original on 6 October 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Welcoming the new president of Parker University, William E. Morgan". Chiropractic Economics. Retrieved 21 August 2016. 

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