*Due to the high volume, application review and processing may take up to three weeks.
Contact the Office of Admissions at (210) 829-6005 with any questions related to
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Completed Application for Admission.
High School Transcript - Must reflect grades for all classes completed by time of
SAT and/or ACT scores. (An official report must be received from the testing center.
You can request your score be sent to UIW by listing our code when you register for
the exam. Our code for the SAT is 6303, and ACT is 4106).
G.E.D. scores (if applicable). If you have achieved the General Equivalency Diploma,
an official score report must be submitted.
AP/Achievement or CLEP Test Score (if taken)
Dual credit transcripts (if taken).
Letter(s) of Recommendation
NOTE: It is the responsibility of the student to verify the transferability of credits
earned at UIW to the degree granting institution.
Re-Admission: Students who stop out of the university for at least one long (fall or spring) semester
and wish to return must submit the following:
Completed Application for Re-admission
College Transcripts (An official record of any and all college-level work completed
since you last attended UIW)
For more information regarding re-admission to UIW click here.
There are a variety of factors considered during the admissions process. They are
listed in descending order by importance:
High school course difficulty
High school grade point average (g.p.a.)
SAT / ACT scores
Letters of recommendation
UIW encourages you to complete your application and submit all needed documents quickly
to ensure the best course selection available. With a complete application file, decisions
are generally made within three to four weeks.
First-Time Freshmen: Prospective freshmen are encouraged to apply by February 1st to receive an application
fee waiver, however applications from qualified students are reviewed on a continuous,
or rolling basis throughout the year for the Summer, Fall, and Spring semesters. Please
note, applying earlier ensures the timely processing of financial aid, course registration,
A minimum 16 Carnegie units of work in high school including the following:
Four units of English
Three units of mathematics (algebra I, II and geometry)
Three units of natural science
Three units of social science
One unit of the fine arts
Applicants denied admission to the University may appeal the decision by completing
the appeal process. Appeals will be reviewed by appropriate administrators that may
include the Dean of Student Success, Dean of Enrollment, Director of the University
Advising Center and University Provost.
Admission Decision Appeal Process:
Submit any new information (updated GPA, increased class ranking, letters of recommendation,
new SAT/ACT scores) that may support your appeal.
Attach a typed letter indicating the circumstances to be considered in reviewing your
Return the completed form, letter of appeal, and any new relevant information to the
Office of Admissions at the address below. Documents should be mailed, faxed, or hand-delivered
in one packet.
University of the Incarnate Word – Office of Admissions
4301 Broadway, San Antonio, Texas 78209
(210) 829-6005 or 800-749-9673
FAX (210) 829-3921
Upon receipt of information, appeal will be reviewed within 10 days, and you will
be notified in writing of the final decision.
Accepted students must submit an official transcript with their date of graduation
and final GPA prior the start of the semester of enrollment. Sealed official transcripts may be mailed or hand-delivered to the Admissions Office,
or students may submit official transcripts electronically. UIW's code to request
transcripts electronically is 003578).
View your next steps for enrollment here.