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2024 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: 102

Class By Residency
Texas Residents 82
Out of State 20
Class By Gender
Male 37
Female 65
Class By Ethnicity
Ethnicity Male Female
American Indian 0 1
Asian 10 31
Black 3 3
Hispanic / Latino 6 11
No Report 0 1
White 18 18
Total 102
Undergraduate Grades
Average Overall GPA 3.55
Prerequisite GPA 3.46
Optometry Admissions Test Scores (OAT Averages)
Academic Average 330
Total Science 330
Quantitative Reasoning 340
Reading Comprehension 350
Physics 310
Biology 330
General Chemistry 330
Organic Chemistry 330
Colleges Attended
University Total
American University - Beirut 1
Baylor University 4
Brigham Young University 1
Brigham Young University - Idaho 1
Lamar University 1
Loras College 1
Louisiana State University at Shreveport 1
Missouri State University 1
Oklahoma State University 1
Rice University 1
Sam Houston State University 2
Stephen F. Austin State University 2
SUNY - Stony Brook 1
Texas A&M University 12
Texas State University 1
Texas Tech University 2
The Ohio State University 1
University of Alberta 1
University of Arkansas at Fort Smith 1
University of Arkansas at Little Rock 1
University of Calgary 1
University of Cincinnati 1
University of Dallas 1
University of Houston 16
University of Houston - Downtown 2
University of Kansas 1
University of Louisiana at Lafayette 3
University of Massachusetts Amherst 1
University of Mississippi 1
University of Nebraska-Lincoln 2
University of North Texas 3
University of Oklahoma 2
University of Saint Thomas (TX) 1
University of South Florida 2
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 1
University of Texas at Arlington 2
University of Texas at Austin 16
University of Texas at Dallas 6
University of Texas at San Antonio 2
University of Tulsa 1
West Texas A&M University 1