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University of the Incarnate Word Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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Admission to the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is selective. It had an acceptance rate of 88% in the Fall of 2018. The university offers nearly 90 undergraduate majors and the campus student population is 5827.

  • The application fee is 20 USD
  • Even though UIW generally accepts applications on continuous and rolling basis year around, the university encourages applicants to submit admission application by February 1.
  • The average GPA of the Fall 2018 admitted freshmen was 3.5
  • The average SAT and ACT scores of admitted freshmen in Fall 2018 were 1055.7 and 20 respectively.


Application PortalOfficial University Portals
Application Fee (non-refundable)20 USD
Acceptance rate88%
Average SAT1055.7
Average ACT20
Payment modeCash/ Check/ Money Order
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall/ Spring/Summer
Financial AidWork study/ loan assistance/ scholarships

University of the Incarnate Word International Admissions

The internal admission office of UIW handles all matters pertaining to international admissions.

Admission Requirement

  • Academic transcripts and their certified English translation
  • Official test scores- SAT/ ACT/ GMAT/ GRE as per course requirement
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Copy of passport and any visa the applicant holds
  • Copy of financial support

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

The minimum recommended English language proficiency are listed below:

TestMinimum score for UGMinimum score for PG

Note - Any applicant who received secondary education or any degree from institutions in U.S , Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom will be exempted from submitting English proficiency scores.

Conditional Admission and Form I-20

International students may apply for conditional admission without English proficiency scores.They are eligible for August, January and July semesters. The following is the process-

  • Submit international application form
  • Upon conditional admission, international candidates have to complete the UNAM - San Antonio application sent by the UIW admissions office
  • Applicants will then receive an acceptance packet from the university, the UNAM- San Antonio acceptance letter and the Form I-20
  • With conditional admission to UIW, students have access to UIW dormitories, events, and the support of the International Student & Scholar Services Office.

University of the Incarnate Word Undergraduate Admissions

With a range of nearly 90 undergraduate majors, the undergraduate population at UIW is around 3958 students. The basic admission process is -

Where to Apply:

For Freshmen : Undergraduate application portal

For Transfer : Transfer student application portal

Admission Requirements: The following documents have to be provided to receive an admission decision:

  • Completed application form
  • High school transcripts
  • Official SAT or ACT results.
  • Optional - Letter/s of recommendation and campus interview/ visit

University of the Incarnate Word Graduate Admissions

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies takes care of post undergrad education at UIW. The applicants can contact Graduate Admissions at to check the status of their application

CourseApplication PortalApplication DeadlineApplication FeeAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
MBAGraduate Application PortalRolling basis20 USDGPA 2.0 -3.0; GMAT 450TOEFL IBT - 80;
IELTS- 6.5;
PTE -56
M A CommunicationGraduate Application PortalRolling basis20 USDGPA 3.0 or higher; Minimum GRE- 15 on verbal & 150 on quantitative (GRE waived off for applicants with GPA 3.5 or higher)TOEFL IBT - 80;
IELTS- 6.5;
PTE -56
M S Applied AnalyticsGraduate Application PortalRolling basis20 USDGRE for applicants with below 3.75 GPATOEFL IBT - 80;
IELTS- 6.5;
PTE -56

Additional requirements:

  • Writing Sample
  • CPCs

The admission decision may take upto three weeks and admissions are granted on a first-come, first served basis. So, applicants are advised to submit all required documents for admission in advance of the deadline to secure admission.

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