University of the Incarnate Word

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School Overview

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW), located in San Antonio and Alamo Heights, Texas, USA, is a private, Catholic university.

UIW has over 93 sister schools around the world. The study abroad program is unrivaled in the area of San Antonio. The John Cabot University offers a study abroad program in Rome, Italy, which is one of the more popular programs. The university was the largest Catholic university in Texas and the fourth largest private university in Texas as of 2009.

UIW has five campuses. These include their main campus in Midtown San Antonio, and four satellite campuses located in Goodyear, Arizona, South Texas Medical Center, UIW Chine in Guangzhou, and UIW Mexico in Mexico. UIW also offers students an adult degree completion program at Rolling Oaks Mall in San Antonio.

General Information

Admission Office
4301 Broadway
CPO #285
San Antonio, TX 78209-6397
(210) 829-6005
(800) 749-9673
Fax: (210) 829-3921

Contact: Andrea Cyterski-Acosta
Dean of Enrollment
Main Address
4301 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209-6397
(210) 829-6000

www.uiw.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 5,110
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 888
Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,071
Graduate enrollment: 987

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 67%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 63%

Admissions Considerations
Secondary school GPA: Required
Secondary school rank: Recommended
Secondary school record: Required
Recommendations: Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): Required
College-prep program completed: Recommended
TOEFL: Required

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2011
Number of Applicants: 3,595
Percent Admitted: 95%
Percented Admitted Who Enrolled: 31%

Test Scores: Fall 2011

SAT Critical Reading

  • 420 (25th Percentile)
  • 530 (75th Percentile)

SAT Math

  • 440 (25th Percentile)
  • 550 (75th Percentile)

ACT Composite

  • 17 (25th Percentile)
  • 23 (75th Percentile)

ACT English

  • 17 (25th Percentile)
  • 24 (75th Percentile)

ACT Math

  • 18 (25th Percentile)
  • 23 (75th Percentile)

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $19,060 $20,260 $21,290 $21,890 +2.82%
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,200 $1,200 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $6,994 $7,380 $8,780 $9,220 +5.01%
Other $2,430 $2,470 $2,518 $2,566 +1.91%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $5,304 $5,408 $5,514 $5,622 +1.96%
Other $2,660 $2,712 $2,764 $2,816 +1.88%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $29,484 $31,110 $33,788 $34,876 +3.22%
In-state Off Campus $28,024 $29,380 $30,768 $31,528 +2.47%
In-state with Family $20,060 $21,260 $22,490 $23,090 +2.67%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 796 90%
Grant or scholarship aid 795 90% $9,217,523 $11,594
• Federal grants 311 35% $1,323,735 $4,256
• Pell grants 310 35% $1,092,143 $3,523
• Other federal grants 239 27% $231,592 $969
Local and state government scholarships or grantss 423 48% $1,563,472 $3,696
Institutional scholarships or grants 788 89% $6,330,316 $8,033
Student loan financial aid 566 64% $4,148,597 $7,330
• Federal student loans 559 63% $3,614,133 $6,465
• Other student loans 56 6% $534,464 $9,544

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 991 285 86 7
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 69 6
Biochemistry
Biology/biological Sciences, General 69 6
Vision Science/physiological Optics
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 407 209 3
Accounting 32 22
Banking and Financial Support Services 17
Business Administration and Management, General 114 116 1
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 60 71
Business/managerial Economics
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General 43
International Business/trade/commerce 14
Management Information Systems, General 34 2
Marketing/marketing Management, General 40
Organizational Behavior Studies 53
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 36 9
Communication and Media Studies, Other 4
Journalism 20
Mass Communication/media Studies 3 9
Radio and Television 8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 1
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 3
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 14
Computer and Information Sciences, General 14
Education 78 35 19
Adult and Continuing Education Administration
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General 13 19
Elementary Education and Teaching 74 14
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4
Secondary Education and Teaching 8
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Engineering Technology, General 4
Engineering/industrial Management 4
English Language and Literature/letters 25
English Language and Literature, General 25
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Spanish Language and Literature 2
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 101 9 67
Athletic Training/trainer 7
Health/health Care Administration/management
Music Therapy/therapist 1
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist 12
Optometry
Pharmacy 67
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 81 9
History 17
History, General 17
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 4
Mathematics and Statistics 10
Mathematics, General 10
Statistics, General
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 15 11
Biological and Physical Sciences 3
Intercultural/multicultural and Diversity Studies 1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Nutrition Sciences 14 8
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 21 6
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 11 4
Sport and Fitness Administration/management 10 2
Physical Sciences 10
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, Other 1
Chemistry, General 8
Meteorology 1
Psychology 49
Psychology, General 49
Social Sciences 13
International Relations and Affairs 5
Political Science and Government, General 8
Sociology
Visual and Performing Arts 67
Art/art Studies, General 10
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General 6
Fashion/apparel Design 21
Fine/studio Arts, General 5
Graphic Design 13
Interior Design 7
Music Management 3
Music, General 2
Work and Family Studies 50
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management 30
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development 20
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Cultural studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Computer graphic arts B
Design/Visual Communications B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Interior Design B
Music – General B
Music industry studies B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Administration B
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management B
Fashion management A,B
Human Resources Management B
Organizational Behavior Studies B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems A

Education

Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B

Engineering

Engineering management B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Music Therapy B
Nuclear Medical Technology B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Nutrition Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Meteorology B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of the Incarnate Word Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(210) 829-6000
Website:www.uiw.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.uiw.edu/admissions/
Address:4301 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:8,906
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):40%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:6,459 (73% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$28,898
Out-of-state Tuition:$28,898
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$17,786

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of the Incarnate Word Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of the Incarnate Word.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences331
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21441
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs61
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education1461
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs1374
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies123
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies32
Philosophy and Religious Studies21
Physical Sciences13
Psychology12
Social Sciences3
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Visual and Performing Arts1101
Grand total11374283

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of the Incarnate Word.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11331
Education2
Health Professions and Related Programs12
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Psychology11
Grand total31861

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of the Incarnate Word and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$28,898
Out-of-state$28,898
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,505
Out-of-state$17,505

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid86399%
Grant or scholarship aid86399%$17,786
Student loan aid53962%$6,975

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,90276%$14,017
Federal student loans3,69757%$10,499

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of the Incarnate Word. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of the Incarnate Word students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,9341,4052,529
Percent admitted100%91%93%
Percent admitted who enrolled20%21%20%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of the Incarnate Word Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment8,906
Undergraduate enrollment6,423
Graduate enrollment2,483

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of the Incarnate Word Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
    • Optometry (OPT) - Professional degree programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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