You will know every possible advantage at University of the Incarnate Word. Visit our idyllic 154-acre San Antonio campus. Founded in 1881, today we’re the Southwest’s largest Catholic university.

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Engage success

Our First Year Engagement program and caring community are dedicated to your success.

— Rissa Dunaway '14 Biology

“All of my professors have been exceptional. The small classes have made it very easy to connect and form relationships with them. They are very willing to offer help and are easily accessible.”

— Rissa Dunaway '14 Biology

Mentors matter

You will be taught by experienced faculty – there are no teaching assistants at UIW.

— Joel Flores-Sanjur ’14 Communication Arts

“The smaller class sizes at UIW have helped me to engage and give my full attention. It helps when you know your professors on a deeper level, versus just showing up for class and leaving.”

— Joel Flores-Sanjur ’14 Communication Arts

Academic attention

Our nearly 80 undergraduate and graduate programs offer a high-quality, values-based liberal arts education.

— Megan Ashley Garza ’16 Finance

“All of the professors in my major are experienced, so they are able to give us projects and case studies that relate to the real world. It’s practical and will really help me when I go out into my career.”

— Megan Ashley Garza ’16 Finance

Immerse yourself

The 7th-largest city in the U.S., San Antonio offers practical work experience through professional projects, internships, research and jobs.

— Nathan Carrizales ’17 Communication Arts

“With the smaller environment at UIW, it’s easy to connect to organizations. Being involved helps build your resume and the networking experience opens doors to other opportunities.”

— Nathan Carrizales ’17 Communication Arts

Campus connections

Getting involved on our vibrant and diverse campus brings you closer to life-long friends.

— Selena Perez ’17 Communication Arts

“In a smaller environment like UIW, you really get to know everyone, and you become part of a family. It is also easy to get involved here, and that has helped me to make great friends as well.”

— Selena Perez ’17 Communication Arts

Cardinal fever

UIW competes at the NCAA Division I level, fielding 21 teams in 13 sports in the Southland Conference.

— Kristin Fording ’17 Kinesiology, Volleyball, Outside Hitter

“As a student-athlete, I have learned that hard work pays off. Those extra reps in the weight room will get you stronger, and studying a lot for a test will get you a better grade.”

— Kristin Fording ’17 Kinesiology, Volleyball, Outside Hitter

Access affordability

More than nine out of ten UIW students receive financial aid towards their exceptional education.

UIW was ranked by Consumer Digest as a best value for private schools throughout the nation. Our knowledgeable professionals will guide you through the process. Contact our Office of Financial Assistance at 210-829-6008 or email finaid@uiwtx.edu.