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Southern College of Optometry

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University Overview

Founded in 1932, Southern College of Optometry is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Memphis (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Tennessee. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Southern College of Optometry (SCO) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Southern College of Optometry (SCO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SCO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name

Acronym

SCO

Founded

1932

Motto

Lux et Veritas Light and Truth

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University Location

Address

1245 Madison Avenue
Memphis (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
38104-2211 Tennessee United States

Telehone

+1 (901) 722 3200

Telefax

+1 (901) 722 3279

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Master degrees
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Southern College of Optometry for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Southern College of Optometry's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)

International Students

International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection

Not reported

Admission Rate

Admission Rate 10-20%

Admission Office


+1 (901) 722 3225

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Southern College of Optometry's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 500-999

Academic Staff

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Control Type

Control Type Private

Entity Type

Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation

None

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to 's Library

Housing

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Sport Facilities

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Financial Aids

University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad

Not reported

Distance Learning

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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Southern College of Optometry for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Optometric Association (AOA), Accreditation Council on Optometric Education



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Southern College of Optometry as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Friday, 13 October 2017