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University of the Incarnate Word
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  • 4 Year
  • SAN ANTONIO, TX

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

The University of the Incarnate Word continues to monitor the local, regional and state-wide progression of COVID-19 to inform decisions about safe campus operations. The University will continue to provide students with opportunities to experience UIW in ways that are safe, informative, and engaging. Learn More

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

4301 BROADWAY
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78209
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Southland Conference
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Applications for Fall 2022 are now open! You can apply to the University of the Incarnate Word using GoUIW or ApplyTexas. Start your journey today!

The University of the Incarnate Word strives to educate men and women to become concerned and enlightened citizens within a global community.

UIW 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.

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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
950-1160
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$24,481 / 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
$19,786 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 106 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 136 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 135 responses

Majors

Community Health Education at UIW

The Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education program emphasizes improving the health of individuals and communities based on their needs. Students will learn the domains of competency within public and community health education such as behavioral health, health policy, research, epidemiology, chronic diseases and infections diseases.

Online

Online Programs Offered
26
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
8
Online Bachelor's Programs
18
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    5%
  • On Campus
    79%
  • Online
    17%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,093 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,275
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 98 responses
  • Apply themselves and still has social time.
    51%
  • Wants to have fun but is willing to work
    41%
  • Disengaged
    6%
  • Outgoing
    1%
  • Stressed
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
45%
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 162 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 178 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 121 responses
  • Engaging
    32%
  • Catholic
    18%
  • Compassionate
    14%
  • Small
    12%
  • Diverse
    12%
  • Global perspecitve
    7%
  • Highschoolesque
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
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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