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You have chosen to apply to one of the nation's leading optometry schools—alma mater to 14 American Optometric Association Presidents and more than 80 years of graduating the best clinicians in the field.
The Admissions Office provides outstanding service throughout the admissions process: prompt and courteous responses to your questions; detailed literature that provides facts—not just fluff. We truly are committed to recruiting and retaining the best optometry school applicants.
Take time to learn about our admissions process and how you can become a stronger applicant.
SCO’s application process operates within OptomCAS, a centralized service that begins accepting applications June 30. Because of our rolling admissions infrastructure, SCO encourages interested students to apply early.
Applying to our optometry school requires numerous detailed steps in order to maintain structure and organization throughout the process. Before receiving consideration, the following must be in possession of SCO:
For detailed information on each step of the process, please visit our How to Apply page.