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2026 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: 100

Class By Residency
Texas Residents 82
Out of State 18
Class By Gender
Male 34
Female 66
Class By Ethnicity
Ethnicity Male Female
American Indian 0 1
Asian 16 33
Black 2 2
Hispanic / Latino 4 8
No Report 0 0
White 12 22
Total 102
Undergraduate Grades
Average Overall GPA 3.66
Optometry Admissions Test Scores (OAT Averages)
Academic Average 340
Total Science 340
Quantitative Reasoning 350
Reading Comprehension 340
Physics 320
Biology 340
General Chemistry 340
Organic Chemistry 330
Colleges Attended
University Total
Abilene Christian University 1
Alcorn State University 1
Angelo State University 1
Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix 1
Auburn University 1
Baylor University 1
Brigham Young University 3
Creighton University 3
Hardin-Simmons University 1
Houston Baptist University 1
Lamar University 1
Louisiana State University 2
Mississippi State University 1
Nicholls State University 1
North Carolina State University 1
Oklahoma State University 1
Portland State University 1
Rice University 1
Sam Houston State University 1
Tarleton State University 1
Texas A&M University 11
Texas Tech University 1
University of Florida 1
University of Houston 22
University of Houston - Downtown 1
University of Kansas 2
University of Kentucky 1
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 1
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
University of North Carolina at Wilmington 1
University of North Texas 2
University of Oklahoma 1
University of Rhode Island 1
University of Texas at Arlington 4
University of Texas at Austin 16
University of Texas at Dallas 5
University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley 1
University of Texas at San Antonio 4
Washington State University 1
West Texas A&M University 1
Xavier University of Louisiana 1