University of the Incarnate Word

Fast Facts

  • School Size


  • Tuition

    $50,000—$60,000 Year

  • Affiliation


  • Type of School


  • Student Body Gender


  • Religious Affiliation


  • Scholarships for International Students


  • Conditional Admission Available


  • Top Programs

    Business, Education, Health and Wellness

  • Setting


  • Accreditation and Certification


  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Dormitory

  • Test Scores

    IELTS: Band 6.5+, TOEFL: 79+, Duolingo: 110+, PTE Academic: 55+

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Your Journey, Our Mission

With over 135 years of tradition, the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) in San Antonio, Texas is committed to educational excellence in a context of faith. UIW is the largest Catholic university in Texas and the fourth largest private university in Texas.  At the core of UIW’s Mission is a commitment to social justice and community service. With a curriculum designed to broaden student’s understanding of the needs of the world, men and women learn to become concerned and enlightened citizens, using their skills for a meaningful impact within the local and global community. Our richness of tradition, strong bonds and storied history have given rise to a proud alumni base of more than 40,000 men and women across the world. Graduates go on to live the UIW Mission in their field, displaying exemplary work in arts, civic service and professional accomplishments.

At UIW, students can choose from over 90 undergraduate majors, minors and concentrations, and over 25 graduate, doctoral and professional doctoral programs. Home to students from 75 countries, with an average class size of 25 and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1, UIW allows students to follow their own learning pathway in a professional and personalized environment. Whether an aspiring artist, teacher, entrepreneur, social advocate, health professional, or city leader, students work to realize those dreams at UIW. Students gain life experiences that empower them to enter the real world prepared to succeed with confidence, competitive skillsets and strong ethical principles. UIW faculty are there to help student’s curate their own pathways of learning and leadership by equipping them with the knowledge, resources and resilience to become trailblazers in their field.

UIW’s undergraduate, graduate and professional doctoral schools are all located in San Antonio, a city with a rich heritage and a strong business climate. San Antonio is increasingly becoming an attractive environment for industry in the United States because of its educated workforce, low cost of living and friendly business culture. Healthcare, biosciences, information technology, aerospace engineering and renewable energy are a few of the thriving industries in San Antonio. The city’s geographical location between the east and west coasts and the Gulf of Mexico make it a prime location for industry expansion and growth.We welcome you to be a part of our vibrant community of faith and learning. Here, you will find the support you need to succeed along your academic journey and realize your education dreams.

The character of UIW is found in a diverse array of student groups, organizations and campus activities. Student Government Association, Honors Program, student media, performing ensembles, and Club Sports are among the extensive list of over 90 student organizations. Students wishing to be active in friendly campus competitions can join one of 15 intramural and recreational teams. And those looking for a socially engaged student life experience can join one of UIW’s 12 Greek organizations.

We welcome you to be a part of our vibrant community of faith and learning. Here, you will find the support you need to succeed along your academic journey and realize your education dreams.


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University of the Incarnate Word

University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway
San Antonio TX 78209
P: +1 210 805 5707
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