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2023 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 80
Out of State 24
Class By Gender
Male 36
Female 68
Class By Ethnicity
Ethnicity Male Female
Asian 18 37
Black 1 2
Hispanic / Latino 4 8
No Report 0 2
White 13 19
Total 104
Undergraduate Grades
Average Overall GPA 3.59
Prerequisite GPA 3.66
Optometry Admissions Test Scores (OAT Averages)
Academic Average 340
Total Science 340
Quantitative Reasoning 340
Reading Comprehension 340
Physics 320
Biology 340
General Chemistry 340
Organic Chemistry 340
Colleges Attended
University Total
Baylor University 6
Brigham Young University 2
California State University at Sacramento 1
Clemson University 1
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania 1
George Mason University 1
Georgia State University 1
Houston Baptist University 1
Loras College 1
Louisiana State University 2
Mount Royal University 1
Rhodes College 1
Rice University 1
Sam Houston State University 1
Sichuan University 1
Southern Methodist University 1
Texas A&M University 7
Texas State University 4
Tulane University 1
University of Alaska at Fairbanks 1
University of Arizona 1
University of California at Los Angeles 1
University of California at San Diego 1
University of Dallas 1
University of Detroit at Mercy 1
University of Houston 22
University of Houston - Downtown 1
University of Kansas 1
University of Missouri 1
University of Nebraska-Lincoln 1
University of New Mexico 1
University of North Texas 1
University of Oklahoma 1
University of Pennsylvania 1
University of Portland 1
University of St. Thomas (TX) 1
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley 1
University of Texas at Arlington 2
University of Texas at Austin 19
University of Texas at Dallas 3
University of Texas at San Antonio 3
University of Texas at Tyler 1
Wichita State University 1
Xavier University of Louisiana 1