University of the Incarnate Word

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) in San Antonio, Texas creates enlightened citizens within a global community.

Small class sizes and a student-teacher ratio of 11:1 ensures that students gain hands-on experience in their field. 90 academic programs are available. A focus on career and professional development helps students build their future through internship opportunities, workshops, networking events, and job fairs. UIW's diverse community represents 80 countries. San Antonio, Texas is the 7th largest city in the United States. It has been rated one of the best places to travel in the world by National Geographic.

Basic details

  • Region: South
  • Location: San Antonio, Texas
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Private

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 88%
  • Average ACT score: N/A
  • Average SAT score: N/A
  • Test optional?: Yes
  • Common Application accepted?: Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance, Art History, Arts, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Design, Drama/Theatre Arts, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Sciences, History, Information Sciences/Systems, International Relations, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Meteorology, Music, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Sociology, Theology/Religion
  • Full list of majors available


  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarships
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $51,250


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sportsMen's American Football, Men's Athletics / Track and Field, Women's Athletics / Track and field, Men's Baseball, Women's Softball, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Men's Fencing, Men's Football / Soccer, Women's Football / Soccer, Men's Golf, Women's Golf, Men's Swimming and Diving, Women''s Swimming and Diving, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball