*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 your application
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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:
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:
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, and orientation.
A minimum 16 Carnegie units of work in high school including the following:
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.
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).
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