University of the Incarnate Word

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

San Antonio, TX

$32,286

Avg tuition

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About University of the Incarnate Word

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

The University of the Incarnate Word is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in San Antonio, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,917, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 97%. The university offers 83 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 56%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $32,286.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

97% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

75% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

56% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-23

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 950-1140

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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8k

Students enrolled

95%

Online student enrollment

12:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

Hispanic

52%

White

21%

Black

9%

Unknown

6%

Asian

6%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Two or more races

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

60%

Socio-economic diversity

47% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

16

Total Online Enrollment

7,502

Student Location Breakout

95% 5%

Percent of Programs Online

88% On-campus

12% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate Check Bold 43% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 8% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 7% online

Doctorate Check Bold 8% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

47%

State Grant Aid

68%

Institution Grant Aid

98%

Pell Grant

47%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,068
State Grant Aid $3,578
Institution Grant Aid $17,824
Pell Grant Aid $4,761

Financial Outlook

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

$41k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.