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2022 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: 101

Class By Residency
Texas Residents 78
Out of State 23
Class By Gender
Male 28
Female 73
Class By Ethnicity
Ethnicity Male Female
Asian 10 40
Black 1 3
Hispanic / Latino 5 4
No Report 0 8
White 12 18
Total 101
Undergraduate Grades
Average Overall GPA 3.56
Prerequisite GPA 3.43
Optometry Admissions Test Scores (OAT Averages)
Academic Average 340
Total Science 340
Quantitative Reasoning 340
Reading Comprehension 340
Physics 320
Biology 330
General Chemistry 350
Organic Chemistry 330

Colleges Attended
University Total
Angelo State University 1
Baylor University 9
Brigham Young University 1
California State University - Northridge 1
Careleton College 1
Christian Brothers University 1
DeVry University 1
Louisiana State University 1
Mississippi College 1
Nebraska Wesleyan College 1
The Ohio State University 1
Pennsylvania State University 1
Saint Mary's University (TX) 1
San Fransisco State University 1
South Dakota State University 1
Southeastern Louisiana University 1
Texas A&M University 7
Texas A&M University - Texarkana 1
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi 1
Texas Christian University 1
Texas Tech University 1
University of California at Los Angeles 1
University of Houston 16
University of Louisiana at Lafayette 1
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 1
University of Missouri at Kansas City 1
University of Nebraska-Lincoln 1
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
University of North Florida 1
University of North Texas 1
University of Saint Thomas (MN) 1
University of Saint Thomas (TX) 1
University of Texas at Arlington 6
University of Texas 20
University of Texas at Dallas 9
University of Texas at San Antonio 1
University of of the Incarnate Word 1
University of Wisconsin at La Crosse 1
University of Wisconsin-Madson 1
Vanderbilt University 1
Washington State University 1