Tuition & Fees

$32,384

$32,384

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
19%
500-599
48%
400-499
31%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
48%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
17%
200-299
0
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
42%
12-17
38%
6-11
4%
30-36
0
24-29
16%
18-23
42%
12-17
41%
30-36
0
24-29
16%
18-23
52%
12-17
31%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,304
Declined + 590
Total Received 4,894
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Private (nonprofit)

5,558

undergraduate students

2,705

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 6303
ACT 4106

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Location

School Facts

University of the Incarnate Word, founded in 1881, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its campus is located on a 200-acre main campus near the center of San Antonio, Texas.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 8,263
Established in 1881
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  AOA (American Optometric Association)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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San Antonio, TX

200-acre campus in San Antonio (population: 1,511,946); city served by air, bus, and train; public transportation serves campus. Branch campuses in Corpus Christi and San Antonio; abroad in China and Mexico.

University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209-6397

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
18%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
42%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 1% of male students
 
4 sororities 2% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
23%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
19%
500-599
48%
400-499
31%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
48%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
17%
200-299
0
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
42%
12-17
38%
6-11
4%
30-36
0
24-29
16%
18-23
42%
12-17
41%
30-36
0
24-29
16%
18-23
52%
12-17
31%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,304
Declined + 590
Total Received 4,894

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Heather Rodriguez
Dean of Enrollment
P: 800 749-WORD
F: 210 829-3921
admis@uiwtx.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 210 829-6008
F: 210 283-5053
finaid@uiwtx.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Amy Carcanagues
Director of Financial Assistance
finaid@uiwtx.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
fencing
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Basketball

Club Sports - Women's

Basketball, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo

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Athletic Directors

Brian Wickstom (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southland Conference
Mascot
Cardinals
School colors
red and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration
Applied Arts/Sciences
Art
Athletic Training
Banking/Finance
Biology
Broadcast Meteorology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Arts
Computer Graphic Arts
Computer Information Systems
Criminal Justice
Cultural Studies
Economics/Finance
Education
Engineering Management
English
Environmental Science
Fashion Design/Merchandising
General Studies
Health Administration
Health Care Administration
Health Sciences
History
Human Resources
Information Systems
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies (Elementary Education)
Interior Environmental Design
International Business
International Studies
Journalism
Justice/Peace Studies
Kinesiology
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Teaching
Media Studies
Meteorology
Multidisciplinary Science
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Music Education
Music Industry Studies
Music Therapy
Nuclear Medicine Science
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition
Optometry
Organizational Development
Osteopathic Medicine
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Political Science
Pre-Law
Pre-Pharmacy
Psychology
Rehabilitative Sciences
Religious Studies
Religious Studies/Pastoral Institute
Sociology
Spanish
Speech Communication
Sport Management
Sports Management
Teaching
Teaching Leadership
Technology
Theatre Arts
Vision Science
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy

8,263

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

5,558
students

Female
61%
3,378

Male
39%
2,180

33%

2,705
students

Female
57%
1,549

Male
43%
1,156

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

4,103
students

Female
62%
2,530

Male
38%
1,573

27%

1,455
students

Female
59%
848

Male
41%
607

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
55%
Hispanic/Latino
18%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

86%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 52
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Mexico
Philippines
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Amy DeStefano
Associate Director of International Admissions and Recruiting
210 805-5707
intladmis@uiwtx.edu

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