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University of Houston College Of Optometry
University of Houston College Of Optometry
  • Year founded: 1955
  • ENROLLED TOTAL: 100
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University of Houston College Of Optometry
Optometry School
Houston
  • SDN RANKING 5
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 2 27 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS N/A 0 Responses

Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $23,674
  • Non - Resident Tuition $43,274
  • Application Fee $50
  • AVG OAT 333
  • AVG GPA 3.6

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Admissions Information

  • Office of Optometry Relations
  • 4901 Calhoun Rd
  • Houston 77204
  • United States

School Overview

School Info

The University of Houston College of Optometry seeks individuals who desire academic challenges and have the personal qualifications to complete our rigorous optometric program. The program is a four year post-baccalaureate professional degree program which admits approximately 100 students annually; fall semester entry only.

Curriculum

Four academic years and two summer terms comprising 177 semester credit hours of study are required to successfully complete the program. Patient encounters will approximate 1,500 per graduate as s(he) completes family practice, pediatric, low vision, cornea and contact lens, and medical eye rotations and externships.

Facilities

The University Eye Institute (UEI), conveniently located on the University of Houston main campus, has served the citizens of the greater Houston area since 1952 and last year helped more than 26,000 patients. In addition to the Family Practice Service, the UEI offers specialty services for all ages. The UEI prescribes contact lenses, manages binocular vision problems and amblyopia, treats ocular disease and provides emergency care as well as offering complete optical services. In many instances, optometrists and ophthalmologists work together in coordinating high-quality patient care in a wide array of special examinations and procedures.

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 26
Negatively 0
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
3.61 23

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
8.26 27

0 = low, 10 = high

Select Questions & Recent Responses

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing - I thoroughly enjoyed my interview day." More from this Member | Report Response

"They're doing a great job!" More from this Member | Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What are your hobbies" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself (why optometry included)" More from this Member | Report Response

"why uhco" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your most challenging course in undergrad, and how did you overcome it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are the pros and cons of two different venues in which you can practice optometry (commercial vs. private practice for example)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What specifically made you interested in eye care?" More from this Member | Report Response

"About my grades" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the difference between a patient and a customer?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Very conversational... I don't remember the sequence of questions at all" More from this Member | Report Response

"Did you shadow optometrists? Where they in partnerships, a group-based practice, etc?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think of optometrists advertising their services?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what did you about optometry during your time observing?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your biggest strengths/weakesses?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How are your study habits." More from this Member | Report Response

"What direction do you see optometry moving in the next 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you keep up with current events?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why university of houston?" More from this Member | Report Response

"in your opinion what are the two most important issues the United States is facing?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your study habits like and what do you think you would have to change to have success in the difficult optometry program?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be an optometrist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why optometry?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The MMI question came out of nowhere lol" More from this Member | Report Response

"What have you been doing since you've graduated? (I took a year off)" More from this Member | Report Response

"They asked me about my time management/organizational skills." More from this Member | Report Response

"A "no right answer" hypothetical scenario." More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your hardest class and why" More from this Member | Report Response

"what do you like to do when you're stressed?" More from this Member | Report Response

"None" More from this Member | Report Response

"There wasn't really an interesting question.. they just want to get to know who you are and what extracurriculars you've participated in and optometric experience you've had!" More from this Member | Report Response

"What kind of books do you read?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what is your favorite food?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do in your spare time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What's your favorite TV show?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think of the current political situation in the U.S.?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think it is a good idea to advertise your practice?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what's my favorite ice cream flavor" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about the united states' current political situation? (since I was a govt and politics major)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think the scope of optometry will be like in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you like to do for fun?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do for fun?" More from this Member | Report Response

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