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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 5,286
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $32,576 PER YR.
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) N/A
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid 100
Median SAT/ACT 1060/21
% of African American Students 7
% of Asian American Students 2
% of Hispanic Students 57
% of International Students 5
Student/Teacher Ratio 11:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 347
% of Male/% of Female Students 39/61
Greek System? YES
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 43
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 26
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 49
% of Freshmen Who Return 73
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 4

University of the Incarnate Word

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4301 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209









Points of Distinction

  • Ranked the top private, non-profit university conferring 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 neighborhood, and includes 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 more than ninety 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 European Study Centers in Heidelberg, Germany, and Strasbourg, France.

UIW’s 23 teams, representing fourteen different sports, play in NCAA Division I and the Southland Conference. More than ninety 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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