Southern College of Optometry

country rank  1526
world rank  5661

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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 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SCO
Founded 1932
Motto Lux et Veritas
Light and Truth

University Location

Address 1245 Madison Avenue
Memphis (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
38104-2211 Tennessee
United States
T +1 (901) 722 3200
F +1 (901) 722 3279

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
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International
students
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office

+1 (901) 722 3225

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Southern College of Optometry's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019