Future Students & Residents | Academic Programs

2021 OD Class Profile

While there is no minimum GPA or OAT score required for an application to UHCO to be considered, the figures below reflect the averages of our most recently admitted class.

Total Number of First Year Students Attending UHCO: 104

Class By Residency
Texas Residents 74
Out of State 30
Class By Gender
Male 36
Female 68
Class By Ethnicity
Ethnicity Male Female
Asian 9 26
Black 0 1
Hispanic / Latino 4 6
No Report 0 1
White 25 32
Total 104
Undergraduate Grades
Average Overall GPA 3.57
Prerequisite GPA 3.47
Optometry Admissions Test Scores (OAT Averages)
Academic Average 340
Total Science 330
Quantitative Reasoning 330
Reading Comprehension 350
Physics 320
Biology 340
General Chemistry 340
Organic Chemistry 330

Colleges Attended
University Total
Baylor University 4
Brigham Young University
1
Brigham Young University - Idaho
2
California State University at East Bay
1
Dakota Wesleyan University
1
DePaul University
1
Georgia State University
1
Gettysburg College
1
Houston Baptist University
3
Indiana University - Bloomington
1
Lamar University
1
Oklahoma State University
1
Old Dominion University
1
Rhodes College
1
Rice University
1
Saint John's University
1
Sam Houston State University
1
Simpson College
1
Southern Nazarene University
1
Southwestern University
1
Texas A&M University
7
Texas A&M University - Commerce
1
Texas Lutheran University
1
Texas State University
2
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
1
Truman State University
1
University of Arizona
1
University of California at Davis
1
University of California at Irvine
1
University of Dallas
1
University of Florida
1
University of Houston
18
University of Houston - Downtown
1
University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign
2
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
1
University of Mississippi
1
University of North Carolina - Wilmington
1
University of North Texas
4
University of Puget Sound
1
University of Saskatchewan - Saskatoon
1
University of Texas at Arlington
3
University of Texas at Austin
16
University of Texas at Dallas
3
Vanderbilt University
1
Wabash College
1
Weber State University
1
West Texas A&M University
2
West Virginia University - Morgantown
1
Witchita State University
1
Xavier University of Louisiana
1