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University of the Incarnate Word

School Profile

  • University of the Incarnate WordPrivate Four-year Liberal Arts College/University in San Antonio, TX
  • Acceptance Rate: 67%
  • Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Hispanic serving
  • Roman Catholic Church

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 5,110
First-year Undergraduate Students: 888
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 5,071
Graduate Students: 987

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Associate of Business - General
  • Associate of Information Sciences/Systems
  • Bachelor of Administration
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Athletic Training/Sports Medicine
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Child Development
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Computer graphic arts
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Cultural studies
  • Bachelor of Design/Visual Communications
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Engineering management
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Exercise Sciences
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Human Resources Management
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Meteorology
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music industry studies
  • Bachelor of Music Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Music Therapy
  • Bachelor of Nuclear Medical Technology
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Nutrition Sciences
  • Bachelor of Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $21,290
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $21,290

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • ACT: Considered but not Required
  • SAT Reasoning Test: Considered but not Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 560
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 220
  • Minimum Internet-Based TOEFL score: 83


Member: NCAA
Team name: Cardinals


  • Ranked #63 Regional Universities (West)
  • Ranked #64 Nursing
  • Ranked #8 Faculty Credentials and Training
  • Ranked #3 Student Engagement and Assessment
  • Ranked #76 Student Services and Technology
  • Ranked #95 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #72 Student Services and Technology
  • Ranked #90 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #72 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

4301 Broadway
CPO #285
San Antonio, TX 78209-6397
(210) 829-6005
(800) 749-9673
Fax: (210) 829-3921
Contact: Andrea Cyterski-Acosta
Dean of Enrollment

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 96%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 96%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 2,435
Female applicants 1,602
Male applicants 833
Applicants accepted 2,327
Female applicants accepted 1,542
Male applicants accepted 785
Freshman enrollment 885
Female freshman enrollment 578
Male freshman enrollment 307
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 62%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 98%
Average high school GPA 3.5
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3.3-3.8

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 87%
SAT Critical Reading average score 484
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 430-530
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 491
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 430-540
SAT Writing average score 474
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 420-520
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 41%
Average ACT Composite score 21
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 18-23
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 17-24
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 18-24

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