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Reviews 1197 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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3 College Freshman

Athletics: The facilities could be better, my team had to practice in the heat and open doors because the ac isnt allowed on before 9.

5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I can't say something bad I've never experienced.

College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: I eat off campus because the cafe provides the same food everyday, plus everything on campus is was to costly. I would rather spend money off campus than on because at least I get to choose, but always eat out get expensive.

3 College Freshman

Administration: The parking deal is everyones' biggest issue

3 College Freshman

Party Scene: Sometimes things get out of hand, students have to be aware and safe.

4 College Freshman

Scholarships: They really work with you getting the help you need.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: Everything is so regular, we eat the same thing everyday. The other options outside the cafe is way to costly, especially since the school is expensive itself.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The campus is very clustered, which can get very annoying. Also there isn't enough parking on campus, but we always host events that block off what parking we do have.

College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I live with my boyfriend off campus

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: lots to do - right in the middle of Alamo Heights!

3 College Freshman

Administration: they pick the wrong battles - parking is important

1 College Freshman

Party Scene: absolutely NO parties around here

College Freshman

Scholarships: I'm on an ROTC scholarship - army pays my school

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: Points are good for coffee; the caf sucks

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I love my apartment - NO social scene at ALL though

2 College Freshman

Athletics: no one goes; only decent sports are ones with water; little/no school spirit

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: if you want close, expect to pay a ton; if you want cheap expect to drive

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: next to city so many options

2 College Freshman

Party Scene: NONE on campus, have to drive to club/other campus

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: VERY hard to get if you don't know the right people.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: avoid cafeteria at all cost. A la cart is good. like how we serve starbucks

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: dorms are small, cops are only for traffic on campus, close to classes, not much of social atmosphere.. need to go to UTSA

College Sophomore

Party Scene: I dont go to parties

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: On java on the hill, the only thing I've had was chili fries and they were pretty delicious. Chikfila is addicting and I love the gold sauce and their lemonade cause it has the pulp, mostly I would just eat chikfila and cafeteria food when I had cash because I like to see what the cafeteria has.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Theres lots of restuarants near by, like Ihop, a sushi place, jamba juice, bill millers is right across the street and so is HEB.


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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.

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