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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 5
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, as reported by the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.
  • UIW is the only American university with two campuses in Mexico, in Mexico City and Irapuato.
  • 22 percent of the student body is international, representing 74 countries.
  • UIW’s Feik School of Pharmacy is the only pharmacy school in Texas at a private institution.

With more than 130 years of tradition, the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is where your future begins. The beautiful main campus is located in the heart of San Antonio’s Alamo Heights, with locations throughout the city, South and Central Texas, and Mexico.

UIW admits qualified applicants on a rolling basis and more than 95 percent of students receive some form of financial aid. The university offers personal attention among more than 90 academic programs at the undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professional levels.

UIW healthcare programs are led by faculty dedicated to training leaders committed to social accountability in nursing, optometry, osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, and physical therapy. The Feik School of Pharmacy offers a Spanish certification to graduating students. The Rosenberg School of Optometry is one of only a small number in the U.S., and the UIW School of Physical Therapy is a leader in physical therapy education for its student-centered teaching and learning model.

A leader in international education, UIW has more than 140 sister schools in 44 countries, and a European Study Center in Heidelberg, Germany.

UIW’s 23 teams, representing 14 different sports, play in NCAA Division I and the Southland Conference. More than 90 student organizations make for an active campus life built on a foundation of faith and service. UIW is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word.

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