San Antonio, Texas 78209
Phone: (210) 829-6005
Fax: (210) 829-6068
University of the Incarnate Word
The Universe is Yours™
Founded in 1881 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, UIW is the largest Catholic university in the state and the fourth largest private university in Texas. The University of the Incarnate Word’s (UIW) main campus is located in the prestigious Alamo Heights area with locations throughout San Antonio, a presence in Corpus Christi and campuses in both China and México. With over 130 years of tradition, Incarnate Word is known not only for its academic excellence but for its diversity and personal attention to the over 8400 students who call UIW home.
At UIW, students can choose from a variety of interesting and challenging majors including biology, business administration, nursing, rehabilitative science, vision science, education and computer graphic arts. Also known for its esteemed music program, UIW boasts six musical ensembles and the very popular Cardinal Marching Band.
In all, UIW offers more than 70 undergraduate, graduate, Ph.D. and professional programs including pharmacy and optometry. With small classes, students receive one-on-one attention and build relationships that extend beyond the classroom.
UIW admits qualified applicants on a continual or rolling basis, throughout the year. Complete your application in a timely fashion to allow sufficient time to process financial aid awards. Approximately 92% of UIW students receive financial assistance with more than $120 million spent annually in scholarships, work study, grants and loans. You can access the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms along with the academic scholarship estimator online at www.uiw.edu/finaid
Committed to the full development of UIW students, the Division of Student Success welcomes new students and guides them through their educational experience to graduation. Services include peer mentors, first year engagement and emerging leaders. Programs are free and work to help incoming students make a successful transition to the university. To find out how we can guide you to success, visit: www.uiw.edu/studentsuccess
UIW is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II, and a member of the Lone Star Conference. Including Cardinal Football, UIW is proud to have 19 teams representing 12 different sports, more than any other NCAA Division II school in the state of Texas.
UIW has a very active campus life. Our students participate in academic, social and professional organizations including Greek life, service, special interests, intramurals and inter-collegiate athletics. UIW is a close community where you are encouraged to get involved!
Ten student dormitories feature single, double and triple living accommodations. A professional staff of administrators, graduate hall advisors and resident assistants are available to students 24 hours a day. All campus residences are wired for the internet and provide basic cable and telephone service. Campus police are available 24/7, with emergency phones located throughout campus to ensure your living experience is a safe one. Our goal is to provide our students the most enjoyable and comfortable living experience possible.
UIW is committed to offering students a global experience with a diverse student body representing 67 countries. We are a leader in international education with over 100 “sister schools” in 37 countries including Italy, China, France and Germany. Find out more at www.uiw.edu/studyabroad
Come tour our campus, meet our students and faculty and see why at UIW, you’ll earn a Degree of Difference.
Find out more information on the admissions process including an online application at www.uiw.edu/admissions. For additional information or to arrange a campus visit call: 800-749-WORD or (210) 829-6005 or visit www.uiw.edu.