UIW

University of the Incarnate Word

4301 Broadway St, San Antonio, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
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  • Previously Enrolled
    24

Overview of University of the Incarnate Word (UIW)

About this school

Incarnate Word, founded in 1881, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 57-acre campus, including a villa listed with the National Register of Historic Places, is located on a former estate.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:5,994
    • Men:2,373 (39.6%)
    • Women:3,621 (60.4%)

Location

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Admission Information (UIW)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of the Incarnate Word is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
4301 Broadway
City, State, Zip
San Antonio, TX  78209-6397
Phone
(210) 829-6005
Fax
(210) 829-3921
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$20
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
94% of 4,149 applicants were admitted
Women
95% of 2,682 applicants were admitted
Men
92% of 1,467 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,192 (31%) of 3,894 admitted students enrolled
Women
705 (28%) of 2,548 admitted students enrolled
Men
487 (36%) of 1,346 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.50
375 And Above
27%
3.50 - 3.74
29%
3.25 - 3.49
24%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
6%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
511 average |460-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
10%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
39%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
523 average |480-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
13%
• Score 500 - 600
51%
• Score 400 - 500
34%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |17-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
20%
• Score 18 - 23
52%
• Score 12 - 17
25%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UIW)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $29,990 (64.12778514305265%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,436 (26.59196852414147%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,400 (2.993627849292221%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,940 (6.286618483513664%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of the Incarnate Word accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003578
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
692 (89.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
646 (93.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
646 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
75 (11.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$28,638
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 641 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,514
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 590 (91.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,810
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 52 (8.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
46 (5.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,134

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,613 (79.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,372 (93.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,372 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
269 (8.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$20,142
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,284 (97.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,340
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,153 (93.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,144
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 160 (4.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
68%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$6,271
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (UIW)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


334

Part-Time Faculty


377

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


23%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 20% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 36% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 36% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 22% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 48% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
334,871

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
185
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of the Incarnate Word provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


76.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


28.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


48.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


53.0%

Programs & Majors (UIW)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (67)


  • Accounting
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, Other
  • Banking and Financial Support Services
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Meteorology
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rehabilitation Science
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Vision Science/Physiological Optics

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


Business administration

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Health Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (34)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Education
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clothing and Textiles
  • Communication--General
  • Database Systems
  • Distance Education Development
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • Elementary Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Business
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Organizational Management
  • Psychology--General
  • Religion
  • Secondary Education
  • Sports Management
  • Statistics

Campus Life (UIW)

Location & Geography

Population


1,382,951

Nearest Metropolitan Area


200 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


San Antonio

Weather


Temperature
37.9 average low in January, 91.8 average high in September
Rain
82 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
5 mile(s) from campus in San Antonio
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in San Antonio
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in San Antonio

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


17% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


83%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Crusader
School Colors
Red and black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, cheerleading, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of the Incarnate Word offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, business club, biology club, student government association, international students association, multicultural greek council

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,461

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
5,994
Women
3,621
Men
2,373

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.2% Asian
  • 7.4% Black/African-American
  • 59.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 20.6% White
  • 7.9% Unknown

International Students


5.8%

Average Age


27

Number of Graduate Students


2,609

Student Resources (UIW)

Study resources