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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 6,445
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $850
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $850
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid 82
Median SAT/ACT N/A
% of African American Students 6.1
% of Asian American Students 1
% of Hispanic Students 59.7
% of International Students 5.1
Student/Teacher Ratio 14:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 305
% of Male/% of Female Students 40/60
Greek System? YES
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 42
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 30
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 52
% of Freshmen Who Return 76
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 7

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 (Mexico City and Irapuato).
  • European Study Center in Heidelberg, Germany.
  • 19 percent of the student body is international, representing 70 countries.

Students at the University of the Incarnate Word choose from a variety of majors, including biology, business administration, nursing, rehabilitative science, cyber-security, vision science, education, and computer graphic arts.

Incarnate Word offers students nearly 90 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. UIW Online and the Adult Degree Completion Program provide accelerated evening and weekend studies for working adults, making the school accessible for all. Approximately 92 percent of students receive financial aid, with more than $150 million in scholarships, grants, and work-study.

UIW’s health care programs are some of the most comprehensive among private universities in Texas. 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. UIW’s School of Osteopathic Medicine will start classes in fall 2017.

UIW is the largest Catholic university and the third-largest private university in Texas, based on global enrollment. With more than 130 years of tradition, UIW offers a quality education from world-class professors who provide personal attention to almost 11,000 students. UIW creates a global experience for students with 142 sister schools in 44 countries, including Italy, China, France, and Germany.

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