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School of Optometry University of the Incarnate Word

  • San Antonio, TX
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 59%41%
    student ratio
  • 254
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • May 15
    fall application deadline
  • 97%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Optometry Doctor of Optometry (OD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

97% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 108
    • Accepted 105
    • Acceptance Rate 97
    • Enrolled 105
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesOAT, 90 credit hours of prerequisite course work; letters of recommendation; interview
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 560 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students254
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students254
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian41%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian41%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty27
    • Full-time Percentage74%
    • Part-time Percentage26%
    • Female Percentage37%
    • Male Percentage63%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchComputer-based color vision, contrast sensitivity, and Amsler grid testing; response time in color deficiency; binocular enhancement of color vision; interactive instructional tools for teaching gross anatomy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$130,000

Location & Contact

School of Optometry

University of the Incarnate Word

4301 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209-6397
United States

Dr. Andrew Buzzelli

Founding Dean

Phone: 210-883-1195
Fax: 210-283-6890
Email: buzzelli@uiwtx.edu

Mrs. Kristine Benne

Director of Admissions and Student Services, School of Optometry

Phone: 210-883-1190
Fax: 210-883-1191
Email: optometry@uiwtx.edu



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