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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 5,807
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $29,990 PER YR.
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) N/A
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid 99
Median SAT/ACT 950/20
% of African American Students 8
% of Asian American Students 5
% of Hispanic Students 51
% of International Students 51/49
Student/Teacher Ratio 14:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 333
% of Male/% of Female Students 60/40
Greek System? YES
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 39
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 32
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 56
% of Freshmen Who Return 77
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 5

University of the Incarnate Word

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4301 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209










Points of Distinction

  • Ranked no. 1 nationally among private universities in awarding bachelor’s degrees to Hispanics, and recognized as the largest private Hispanic-Serving Institution in Texas.
  • UIW is the only American university to operate two campuses in Mexico, in Mexico City and Irapuato..
  • European Study Center in Heidelberg, Germany.
  • 19 percent of the student body is international, representing 70 countries.

UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD (UIW) students choose from a variety of majors, including biology, business administration, computer graphic arts, cyber-security, education, nursing, rehabilitative science and vision science.

UIW offers students nearly 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. Approximately 92 percent of students receive financial aid, with more than $150 million in scholarships, grants and work-study funding.

UIW’s health care programs are some of the most comprehensive among private universities in Texas and feature faculty dedicated to training leaders who are committed to social accountability. UIW has the only pharmacy school in Texas located at a private university and its optometry school is one of only 20 in the U.S. The UIW School of Physical Therapy is a leader in physical therapy education for its student-centered teaching and learning model. The UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine’s inaugural class began classes in 2017 and is only the second of its kind in the state.

Incarnate Word is the largest Catholic university in Texas. With more than 130 years of tradition, UIW offers a quality education from world-class professors who provide personal attention to its students. UIW creates a global experience for its students with 142 sister schools in 44 countries, including Italy, China, France and Germany.

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