University of the Incarnate Word

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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.


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