Academics

Thrive in any clinical or research setting

Our optometry and vision science degree programs offer clinical and research experiences, so that no matter where you see your career going, you will have the knowledge and expertise to succeed.

Two optometry students perform research in the Miller Lab.

Research that changes the field

Our leading research attracts scholars and researchers from around the world, and our faculty writes the textbooks that other optometry schools teach.

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Optometry students practice giving eye exams.

Patient care that changes lives

Our students care for patients of all kinds—from students to senior citizens to the underprivileged—to address health needs that extend well beyond their eyes.

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By the time you graduate, you will have completed:

1,000primary care exams

175contact lens appointments

850ocular disease exams

Serve the underserved

Our community outreach programs prove that we are training more than optometry students. We are building compassionate leaders with a vision for the future of eye care.

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How our students performed on the National Board of Examiners in Optometry exam (Class of 2018)

77.8% of students passed Part 1 on the first try (compared to national average of 72.3%)

91.7% of students passed Part 2 on the first try (compared to national average of 89.3%)

84.7% of students passed Part 3 on the first try (compared to national average of 75.5%)

97.2% of students passed all three exams by graduation (compared to national average of 91.2%)