341
Students
Small town
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Overview

Indiana University Bloomington / School of Optometry is located in Bloomington, IN, in a small setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Optometry (OD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 74

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE; OAT (for OD)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

374
Applied
153
Accepted
84
Enrolled
41%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No
Winter deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline September 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements BA in science
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE; OAT (for OD)
Doctoral Degree Requirements BA in science (master's degree preferred)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

341
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.64%
Black or African American 2.35%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.05%
Unknown 0.59%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time (36)
Part-time (7)
Male (27)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Corneal physiology, contact lenses, adaptive optics, dry eye, low vision, refractive anomalies, ophthalmic imaging, glaucoma, ocular physiology, infant vision, retinal disease
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,600,000

Location & Contact

Address 800 East Atwater Avenue
Bloomington, IN  47405-3680
United States
Contact Dr. Joseph Bonanno
Dean
Email: jbonanno@indiana.edu
Phone: 812-855-4440