Vision Statement

The University of the Incarnate Word will provide pathways for access to and success through a transformative education that prepares global citizens for mindful engagement in their families, communities, and career. This education is rooted in the charism of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word and graduates will recognize the Word Incarnate in all people and take action to improve our world.


Strategic Goals

  • Strengthening a pathway from the Brainpower schools to UIW and, potentially, to post-baccalaureate programs.
  • Create a pathway from Catholic educational institutions, both K-12 and colleges and universities, across the South to UIW.
  • Strengthen pathways from Central and South Texas high schools to UIW.
  • Create a pathway from national high schools to UIW.
  • Create a pathway from international high schools to UIW.
  • Strengthen a pathway for employees of our corporate partners from experience and previous education to certification programs, baccalaureate, and post-graduate education.
  • Create and strengthen pathways from UIW to experiences and careers in the CCVI ministries.
  • Create and strengthen pathways from CCVI ministries to UIW’s educational offerings.

News and Advancements

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Brainpower Connection Celebrates Rededication Ceremony

UIW welcomed principals from the six Catholic elementary and secondary schools that make up the Brainpower Connection for a ceremony to rededicate the institutions' circle of collegiality.

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UIW and OLLU Reach Historic Agreement

Two historic Catholic San Antonio institutions create new pathways for students to pursue healthcare education and advance healthcare in Texas and beyond.

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UIW and Rust College Reach Historic Agreement

UIW, a Hispanic-Serving Institution, partners with Rust College, a Historically Black College and University, to open the doors for future healthcare professionals.

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UIW and St. Edward’s University Reach Health-Changing Agreement

The Catholic universities entered into a series of memorandums of understanding that will eventually benefit the health and safety of residents throughout Central and South Texas.