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B
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    A+
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    B
About University of the Incarnate Word...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Southland Conference
Address
4301 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209
Website
From University of the Incarnate Word

One of the leading comprehensive universities in Texas, the University of the Incarnate Word strives to educate men and women to become concerned and enlightened citizens within a global community.

Our embrace reflects our belief that your respectful interaction as students of different backgrounds advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization and the common good.

Through a liberal education, the University of the Incarnate Word cultivates the development of the whole person and values of life-long learning. To that end, faculty and students support each other in the search for and communication of truth, thoughtful innovation, care of the environment, community service and social justice.

Our personal approach to education and hands-on learning experience prepares students for success in their future career. Take the first step towards your future at UIW.

University of the Incarnate Word Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
94%
SAT Range
940-1120
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

Cost

Net Price
$21,895/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$19,037/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.106 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.123 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.122 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,461Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,533
Undergrads Over 25
22%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 87 responses
Report
  • Apply themselves and still has social time.
    46%
  • Wants to have fun but is willing to work
    43%
  • Disengaged
    7%
  • Diverse
    2%
  • Outgoing
    1%
  • Stressed
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
48%
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.149 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.165 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 108 responses
Report
  • Engaging
    31%
  • Catholic
    19%
  • Compassionate
    14%
  • Small
    14%
  • Diverse
    13%
  • Global perspecitve
    7%
  • Highschoolesque
    2%

    After College

    Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
    $46,500/ year
    National
    $33,028
    Graduation Rate
    53%
    National
    49%
    Employed 2 Years After Graduation
    93%
    National
    83%
    95%
    of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.83 responses
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    The University of the Incarnate Word is a wonderful accredited school with students from all different backgrounds and experiences that blend together to become a family. Not only can students walk around the gorgeous campus grounds but the academics and athletics are incredible. At this school, the courses are detailed and thorough. Not only do students really enjoy and learn from their studies, but we are a small community in itself where everyone on campus feels welcome and wants to be a Cardinal. GO CARDS!
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    When people ask me what incarnate word is like all I respond to them is that I am so glad I chose to go here. The professors are like friends, I’m where I’m at today because of how amazing the professors are. They push you and help you to be the best you can possibly be. The size of the classes and student size is incredibly important to me, you are never left out due to the size of the classes. Overall I’m so blessed to be at UIW!
    I absolutely love attending this university! Professors are fair and responsive to a student's needs, usually responding to a question or concern at all hours of the day. This university also has quality instruction with real challenging material. This is not a run of the mill university where you pay for your degree, you will actually learn something and will be needed to apply yourself in your studies. I am so glad I transferred from my "pay for degree" school to this University.