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University of the Incarnate Word

Founded in 1881, the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is located in historic Alamo Heights. The university is a dynamic, private Catholic institution of over 7,000 students that offers more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Small classes averaging 25 students and a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1 help students thrive. UIW offers a variety of programs including theatre arts, nuclear medicine, fashion design, meteorology, nutrition, computer graphic arts and pre-pharmacy. UIW also features an online program, Universe Online, and ADCaP, an accelerated evening studies program designed for working adults. The university’s curriculum offers students an integrated program of liberal arts and professional studies that include a global perspective and an emphasis on social justice and community service. UIW is a leader in international education with 90 sister schools in 31 countries. The UIW student body represents more than 47 countries learning together. For more information, visit