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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 Headed to the WAC

November 12, 2021

UIW is proud to announce that it has accepted an invitation to become a member of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). UIW will join the WAC beginning July 1, 2022.

UIW Signs MOU with Incarnate Word Academy

November 12, 2021

Scholarships to UIW change lives, and last week, University of the Incarnate Word President Thomas M. Evans, PhD had the opportunity to announce three. Evans traveled to St. Louis, Missouri, for a visit with the students and staff of Incarnate Word Academy (IWA) a private, Catholic high school that is also a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word.

UIW Professor Awarded for Efforts in Public Health

November 4, 2021

UIW is proud to announce that Dr. Linda Hook, assistant professor in the Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing & Health Professions, has been named the winner of the 2021 Ruth B. Freeman Award for teaching and service in public health.

Named a Best College by U.S. News & World Report

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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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