Community Information

For the latest campus operations, resource and safety information, please click on the links below.

Cardinal Flight Plan

Resources for learning online here

UIW COVID-19 Community Updates and Operations Information

Illness Reporting Form

Remember to complete the Cardinal Daily Health Check when visiting campus

University of the Incarnate Word

Your College Home, Near Home

UIW is a faith-based, nonprofit university with a close-knit, supportive community and wide array of degrees. Located in San Antonio, you don't have to go far to find a high-quality, accredited and valuable education, which is currently offered in a hybrid of online and in-person classes to meet both your learning needs and safety concerns.

A UIW degree combines core learning — how to write, speak, think — with important professional preparation. You will stand apart when applying for a first job. More importantly, you will be prepared for a long and rewarding career.

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We have the Right Career Paths

UIW offers over 90 undergraduate majors, minors and concentrations, and over 25 graduate and doctoral programs — each designed with input from industry leaders and top employers to prepare you to meet the needs of a changing world.

With the help of UIW Career Services, graduating Cardinals will be empowered to develop their personal brand and make a successful transition from college to profession.

We have the Right Community

UIW stands as the largest Catholic university in Texas, and among the nation’s most diverse and welcoming faith communities. We invite students from all backgrounds and traditions to bring their distinct light, traditions and perspective to the pursuit of larger truths. Choose from over 90 organizations and clubs to get involved and pursue your interests.

We are in the Right Place

San Antonio remains one of the country’s best kept economic secrets — with some of the strongest job growth and a lower cost of living. Top growing local industries (healthcare, bioscience, solar manufacturing and clean energy technology, computer animation, cybersecurity) create a thriving job market for recent graduates.

Financial Aid

UIW is committed to providing educational opportunities to students from all backgrounds, regardless of financial means.


of undergrad students receive grants/scholarship aid


average amount awarded to first-time freshmen students


of first-time UIW students are eligible for Pell Grants

Your Journey. Our Mission.

Since our founding in 1881 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, we have challenged our students to think critically, explore curiously and to leverage their God-given talents to make positive impacts on their communities and the world around them.

Rest assured—you'll be in good hands while attaining your educational goals.

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is 100% committed to the safety and success of our students, staff and faculty. Learn more about our latest COVID-19 updates and how we are responding to best serve our current and future students.

COVID-19 Updates

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We would love to hear more about you. Submit the form below and an Admissions Counselor will contact you about reaching your educational goals at UIW!

UIW at a Glance


largest Catholic university in Texas


student to faculty ratio.


majors and undergraduate programs

11 Schools and Colleges

Business, Arts and Sciences

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Dreeben School of Education

H-E-B School of Business and Administration

School of Mathematics, Science and Engineering.

School of Media and Design

School of Professional Studies

Health Professions

Feik School of Pharmacy

Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing and Health Professions

Rosenberg School of Optometry

School of Osteopathic Medicine

School of Physical Therapy

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I will work to see each student graduate with the lowest possible debt, and secure a career that lifts their lives, the lives of their families, and the communities they serve.
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Dr. Thomas M. Evans

President, University of the Incarnate Word

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