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University of the Incarnate Word is a private institution that was founded in 1881. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,970, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 200 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of the Incarnate Word's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), 58. Its tuition and fees are $23,690 (2012-13).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
University of the Incarnate Word--The Universe is Yours
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to University of the Incarnate Word, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at University of the Incarnate Word is $20. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 94.6 percent.
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|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||94.6%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at University of the Incarnate Word is 14:1, and the school has 54.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of the Incarnate Word include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Education; and Visual and Performing Arts. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 70.8 percent.
University of the Incarnate Word has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,970, with a gender distribution of 37.0 percent male students and 63.0 percent female students. At this school, 21.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 79.0 percent of students live off campus. University of the Incarnate Word is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
University of the Incarnate Word offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. University of the Incarnate Word also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of the Incarnate Word, 64 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of the Incarnate Word.
|Students who have cars on campus||64%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||Yes|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$23,690 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$10,094 (2012-13)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2011 data