University of the Incarnate Word Summary

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Basic Statistics

Location
San Antonio, TX
Website
www.uiw.edu
Full-Time Undergrads
4,388
Part-Time Undergrads
2,016
Setting
Large city
In-State Tuition
$23,690
Out-of-State Tuition
$23,690
Room & Board
$10,094
Acceptance Rate
94 %
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
Average SAT Scores
1290–1610
Average ACT Scores
18–23

Best ThingsMore . . .

  • Small campus
  • Low student-to-teacher ratio
  • Beautiful scenery
  • Diversity

Worst ThingsMore . . .

  • Parking
  • Expensive dorms
  • Cafeteria food
  • Expensive bookstore

Frequently ComparedCompare . . .

Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

The University of the Incarnate Word has so much to offer. From the academics and excellent professors to the life-long friendships, you will not look back and regret coming to UIW. Most of the students really enjoy their experience at UIW. The friendships formed here usually last through college and beyond. There are also more genuine friendships since UIW is a small school, and keeping in contact with fellow classmates is very easy because you see the same people almost daily. UIW is a very diverse school, so it is like a "small world." The memories formed at UIW are endless.

The education is top-of-the-line, as it thoroughly prepares each student to excel in his or her desired field of study. The smaller atmosphere allows for more personal attention for each student. The relationships between students and teachers is very strong, and professors know students by their names because of the low student-to-teacher ratio. Sure, you will hear complaints here and there, whether it be about residence life or the cafeteria food, but keep in mind that everyone has different tastes, and nothing is perfect. Overall, students are very satisfied with their education at UIW and all that it brings them not only while they are in school but after they graduate as well. Professors and advisers make sure that their students are more than prepared for their careers and for whatever life may bring in the future.

Incarnate Word Student Reviews

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5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There are variety and the cost is great. Distance is from campus to off-campus dining is also great.

4 College Sophomore

Academics: My specific major has a lot of technology, hand drawing, hand and non-hand made projects.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: The academics offered at school is diverse. The curriculum is very well thought of, the registration process as well, there are special study options around campus.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: There is definitely student involvement, great team performance, fan support, yes to school spirit, and great athletic facilities.

5 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Everybody is different but it is very friendly area in campus.

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