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Since our founding in 1881 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, we have paved new ways for tens of thousands of students to reach their academic dreams. UIW was the first institution to offer higher education for women in central and south Texas, consistently ranks among the top schools for veterans, and ranks No. 1 in the nation among faith-based universities graduating Hispanic students with bachelor’s degrees. As pioneers in Catholic higher education, we continue to forge new roads for every student to reach their full potential and create positive change in the world. UIW is a proud Hispanic Serving Institution.

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UIW offers over 90 undergraduate majors, minors and concentrations, and over 20 graduate and doctoral programs.

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UIW News

UIW Welcomes New Deans

May 13, 2022

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is proud to announce the appointment of two new Deans. Dr. John Pham will head the UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine (SOM) and Dr. Javier Clavere will take over as the Dean of the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS).

UIW Celebrates 2022 Spring Graduates

May 13, 2022

UIW is proud to announce the conferral of 1,090 professional, doctoral, graduate and undergraduate degrees to students at the Spring Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony took place in front of family and friends at Freeman Coliseum during two ceremonies on May 7, 2022.

UIW Receives Major Donation For Future Doctors

May 13, 2022

Robert Seddon made his latest contribution that will change the lives of UIW students and South Texans. A $100,000 gift brings the total of the Ingrid Seddon Endowed Scholarship in Osteopathic Medicine to $400,000. It is the largest endowed scholarship fund benefitting students at the UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine.

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About the University of the Incarnate Word

As the largest Catholic university in Texas, UIW is a leader in transformational education. We inspire students across more than 90 academic programs to ignite change.

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