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College of Optometry


Pacific University / College of Optometry is located in Forest Grove, OR, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam OAT
Thesis Optional



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th January 10th Yes
Spring deadline April 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Course work in natural sciences
Doctoral Degree Exam OAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements 30 hours OD observation; course work in natural sciences, math, psychology, English, letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans


Focus of faculty research: Sports vision, infant vision care, visual training, contact lenses, ocular pathology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR  97116-1797
United States
Contact Jennifer Coyle
Phone: 503-352-2770
Fax: 503-352-2929