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2025 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 81
Out of State 21
Class By Gender
Male 41
Female 61
Class By Ethnicity
Ethnicity Male Female
American Indian 0 1
Asian 20 35
Black 2 8
Hispanic / Latino 4 5
No Report 1 3
White 14 9
Total 102
Undergraduate Grades
Average Overall GPA 3.56
Prerequisite GPA 3.50
Optometry Admissions Test Scores (OAT Averages)
Academic Average 330
Total Science 330
Quantitative Reasoning 340
Reading Comprehension 340
Physics 310
Biology 330
General Chemistry 340
Organic Chemistry 330
Colleges Attended
University Total
Angelo State University 1
Baylor University 1
Brigham Young University 3
California State University at East Bay 1
Grand Canyon University 1
Hampton University 1
Lamar University 3
Louisiana State University 3
Pacific Union College 1
Rice University 1
South Dakota State University 1
Southwestern University 1
Stephen F. Austin State University 1
Texas A&M University 6
Texas Tech University 2
University of California at Los Angeles 3
University of Houston 21
University of Louisiana at Lafayette 1
University of Maine 1
University of Nebraska at Omaha 1
University of North Alabama 1
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
University of North Texas 2
University of Oklahoma 1
University of Ontario Institute of Technology 1
University of South Dakota 1
University of Texas at Arlington 3
University of Texas at Austin 24
University of Texas at Dallas 5
University of Texas at San Antonio 4
University of Virginia 1
University of Wisconsin at River Falls 1
West Texas A&M University 2
West Virginia University 1
Wichita State University 1