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Study at University of The Incarnate Word

The University of the Incarnate Word is a private Catholic university located in the Alamo Heights neighborhood of San Antonio, Texas. It was established in 1881 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. The campus is spread across an area of more than 150 acres. UIW offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. It is organized into the following academic divisions:
  • College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Dreeben School of Education
  • Feik School of Pharmacy
  • H-E-B School of Business and Administration
  • School of Interactive Media and Design
  • School of Math, Science and Engineering
  • School of Nursing and Health Professions
  • School of Optometry
UIW'S fields more than 15 varsity sports teams, nicknamed the Cardinals. UIW men's and women's soccer teams are consistently nationally recognized.

Profile of University of The Incarnate WordUniversity of The Incarnate Word is in a large city, in San Antonio, TX. The school has a Roman Catholic religious affiliation. University of The Incarnate Word is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at University of The Incarnate Word include business and management.

University of The Incarnate Word Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 420 to 530 for students at University of The Incarnate Word. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 410 and 530.

Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

University of The Incarnate Word, in 2007, had 5, 752 students (4, 151 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at the school are minorities.

Student Life
Athletic teams at University of The Incarnate Word belong to the Heartland Conference for major sports. University of The Incarnate Word Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management496business management, business administration, organizational behavior, human resources, accounting
Education and Teaching91education, elementary school teaching, teacher education, educational administration
Liberal Arts73liberal arts and sciences, English, history, political science, sociology, interdisciplinary studies, Spanish language, area and Cultural studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine69registered nursing
Media47communication studies
Science39biology, chemistry, biological and physical sciences
Therapy and Counselling35psychology, music therapy
Design26interior design, design and applied arts
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy26nutrition sciences, exercise science, athletic trainer
Medical Support and Technology17nuclear medical tech
Religion and Philosophy13religion, philosophy
Art Studies10art studies
Drama and Performing Arts9drama
Music4music, various music studies
Computer Science and Engineering2computer and info science
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental science
Engineering1various engineering courses
Contact: University of The Incarnate WordUniversity of The Incarnate Word

4301 Broadway

San Antonio, TX 78209

General Phone: (210) 829-6000


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