University of the Incarnate Word Overview
University of the Incarnate Word is a private not-for-profit institution located in San Antonio, Texas. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is University of the Incarnate Word Known For?
- The highest award offered at UIW is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 48% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, UIW bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $46,500 a year. That's about 14% more than their peers at other schools.
University of the Incarnate Word Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
UIW has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#55||Best Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#56||Most Popular Online Doctor’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#129||Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UIW.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UIW has earned from around the web.
|#10||Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#11||Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#11||Best Human Resource Management Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#49||Highest Paid Education Graduates||College Factual|
|#54||Best Business Administration & Management Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#94||Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing||College Factual|
Where Is University of the Incarnate Word?
Contact details for UIW are given below.
|Address:||4301 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209|
How Do I Get Into UIW?
You can apply to UIW online at: https://www.uiw.edu/gouiw
Admission Requirements for UIW
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UIW?
Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 92%, and the acceptance rate for women is 95%.
Average Test Scores
About 85% of students accepted to UIW submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 570. Math scores were between 460 and 550.
Can I Afford University of the Incarnate Word?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UIW, approximately 89% of students took out student loans averaging $4,760 a year. That adds up to $19,040 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UIW is 5.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of the Incarnate Word Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,705 graduate students at the school.
Of the 4,103 full-time undergraduates at UIW, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of the Incarnate Word students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||250|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,350|
Texas students aren't the only ones who study at University of the Incarnate Word. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 57 countries are represented at UIW. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Mexico, and China.
Online Learning at University of the Incarnate Word
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UIW has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 17th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of UIW
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of the Incarnate Word was 2.9%. This is the #1,820 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UIW regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UIW majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||31%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||31%|
|Human Resource Management||3%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||12%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||12%|
|Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions||32%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UIW ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UIW.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions||#45|
|Health Sciences & Services||#52|
|Philosophy & Religious Studies||#55|
|Management Information Systems||#61|
|Finance & Financial Management||#62|
|Human Resource Management||#115|
|Computer Information Systems||#148|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#182|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#273|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#333|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#343|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#389|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#441|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#441|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of the Incarnate Word Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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