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University of Missouri-St. Louis

College of Optometry

St. Louis, MO

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University of Missouri-St. Louis

Overview

University of Missouri–St. Louis / College of Optometry is located in St. Louis, MO, in a suburban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Optometry (OD)

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam OAT (for OD)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

403
Applied
106
Accepted
49
Enrolled
26%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam OAT (for OD)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 90 hours of undergraduate course work (for OD)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

172
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.74%
Black or African American 1.16%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 2.91%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 13
Male (15)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Clinical optometric research, theoretical and applied optics, theoretical and applied psychophysics, eye movement, binocular vision
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO  63121
United States
Contact Dr. Larry J. Davis
Dean
Email: optometry@umsl.edu
Phone: 314-516-5606
Fax: 314-516-6708

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