4301 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209-6397 210-829-6005
About University of the Incarnate Word
  • Year of Foundation 1881
  • Size of Campus 154 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,370
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 66% 44% 15%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $20,400
  • Room and Board $8,780
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 5,071
The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is a private Catholic university located within the city of San Antonio and the town of Alamo Heights in the U.S. state of Texas. The campus is located on 154 acres (0.6 km2) with notable campus extensions in the People's Republic of China also called "China Incarnate Word" and in Mexico called the "Centro Universitario Incarnate Word". The University has over 93 Sister schools around the world and its study abroad program is unmatched in the San Antonio area. One of the more popular programs is the John Cabot University study abroad program in Rome, Italy. As of Fall 2009, the university was the largest Catholic university and the fourth largest private university in the state of Texas.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Lambda Delta, Delta Mu Delta, Kappa Delta Epsilon, Nursing Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Number of sororities 2
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry Peer Ministers
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Assoc, Hispanic Latino Assoc, International Student Assoc, Assoc, Multicultural Greek Alliance, Taiwanese Student/Sports Association
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Number of frats 2
  • Other general policies N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Golden Harvest food drive, WORDstock new student even, Masquerade on Bourbon Street, Karaoke parties, Light The Way, Sports Pep Rally
  • Setting Urban
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport San Antonio (5)
  • Distance to nearest train San Antonio (4)
  • Distance to nearest bus San Antonio (5)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 19%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (55%), women's dorms (10%), men's dorms, apartment for single students (35%)
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 8%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 40%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 12
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 35%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 33%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 17%
Campus Services
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 11,710
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 54
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Subscriptions 19,000
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Microforms 273,017
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 2
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number of e-books 28,274
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 124
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 2,500
  • Number Of Books in Library 263,601
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 419
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, health service, health insurance
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,030
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Texas at San Antonio)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 7%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis