Due to 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
NOTE: It is the responsibility of the student to verify the transferability of credits earned at UIW to the degree granting institution.
Students who stop out of the university for at least one long (fall or spring) semester and wish to return must submit the following:
Visit the re-admission page for more information regarding the steps required for re-admission to UIW.
UIW takes a holistic approach to decisions using high school course difficulty, high school grade point average (GPA), class rank, test scores, leadership potential, extracurricular activities, and letters of recommendation with the final being the least important indicator.
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, 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.Admission Decision Appeal Process:
University of the Incarnate Word – Office of Admissions
San Antonio, Texas 78209
Telephone: (210) 829-6005 or 1-800-749-9673
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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