University of the Incarnate Word

country rank  751
world rank  2090

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University Overview

Established in 1881, University of the Incarnate Word is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of San Antonio (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Texas. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 139 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UIW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UIW
Founded 1881
Motto The Universe is Yours
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address 4301 Broadway
San Antonio
78209 Texas
United States
Tel +1 (210) 829 6000
Fax +1 (210) 829 2760

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Hispanic-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 4301 Broadway CPO 285
San Antonio 78209-6397
(210) 829 6005
800 749 9673

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word - www.amormeus.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of the Incarnate Word's Library
University of the Incarnate Word's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 159,953 physical volumes, 11,017 physical media, 25,677 digital/electronic medium and 206 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of the Incarnate Word's library has 4 branches.
Housing Yes
University of the Incarnate Word provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,166 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1925


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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