Your Journey. Our Mission.
The University of the Incarnate Word strives to educate students to be concerned and enlightened citizens who use their education, talents, and skills to positively impact their local and global communities.
UIW cultivates the development of the whole person and instills the values of lifelong learning. To that end, faculty and students support each other in the search and conveyance of truth, thoughtful innovation, care of the environment, community service, and social justice through transformative education. UIW welcomes all students of diverse backgrounds, with a student body representing over 70 countries.
Through undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, and professional programs across 11 schools and colleges, students prepare for careers in countless industries and fields of study. UIW offers flexible options for online learning, hybrid programs, and interactive curriculum opportunities for first-time students, graduate students, adult learners, military members, and veterans as well as those seeking professional degrees, continuing education, or certifications. Students also enjoy a rich campus culture and long-held traditions that promote whole-person growth.
UIW is the largest Catholic university and fourth-largest private university in Texas, with more than 40,000 alumni all over the world. A sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, UIW is also a proud Hispanic-Serving Institution and Yellow Ribbon School. Our personal approach to education and hands-on learning experience prepare students for success in their future careers.
Take the first steps toward your future and begin your journey at UIW.