B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    A-
University of the Incarnate Word is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AA
Athletic Conference
Southland Conference
Address
4301 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209
Website

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

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Test Scores and GPA for University of the Incarnate Word

Cost

Net Price
$20,337/ year
National
$15,431
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $17,358/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,791/ year
  • $49-75k
    $19,563/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,820/ year
  • $110k+
    $22,859/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.106 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.103 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.102 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,324Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 67 responses
Report
  • Apply themselves and still has social time.
    48%
  • Wants to have fun but is willing to work
    43%
  • Disengaged
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
50%
Poll
57%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.129 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.145 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 88 responses
Report
  • Engaging
    32%
  • Catholic
    18%
  • Small
    17%
  • Compassionate
    14%
  • Diverse
    10%
  • Global perspecitve
    8%
  • Highschoolesque
    1%

After University of the Incarnate Word

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
95%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.83 responses
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University of the Incarnate Word Reviews

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Overall, our university is a nice place to study and get your education. I truly believe in the values of the Sister's of Charity--Education, Service, Truth, Innovation, and Faith. Our University is growing and changing rapidly but it still preserving has a small campus feel environment. The people in the community are helpful, caring and engaged in the development of the student outside of the classroom. I love that the university is really close proximity to the airport, downtown and easily accessible to fun venues. I love the university and hope you do well if you choose to attend a Catholic Institution. You will not regret your experience at UIW! Home of the Cardinals!
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I really love the environment of this university. Everyone is very friendly and it's a beautiful campus. It is not too big and not too small -- it is just the right size for comfort! I can't explain how amazing the professors are. I've never seen so much passion for teaching like I have seen from these professors. They are extremely educated in their field and their love for their students is very evident. There is always something going on around campus -- clubs looking to recruit, volunteering opportunities, free educational seminars, etc. The students are very nice as well as the campus employees (cafe, police, nuns). I absolutely love this school so much!
UIW has so many resources for its students! We are never lost or alone. It's a medium-sized campus with lots of safety measures and very nicely kept grounds. Even though it's a Catholic university, we have a widely diverse student body. Class sizes are small and professors know you by name. They also offer many scholarships. I am not even paying half of the predicted cost of living.