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University of the Incarnate Word



4301 Broadway San Antonio 78209 United States



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About the University of Incarnate Word

With over 135 years of tradition, the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas is committed to educational excellence in a context of faith in Jesus Christ, the Incarnate Word of God. UIW is the largest Catholic university in Texas and the fourth largest private university in Texas. With a beautiful main campus in San Antonio, UIW has locations throughout the city, and South and Central Texas as well as two campuses in Mexico and a European Study Center in Strasbourg, France. UIW was founded by and is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word.

UIW is committed to shaping good minds of strong character that will expand our world. At the core of UIW’s Mission is a commitment to social justice and community service. With a curriculum designed to broaden student’s understanding of the needs of the world, men and women learn to become concerned and enlightened citizens, using their skills for a meaningful impact within the local and global community. Through programs offered at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels through 11 schools and colleges, students can positively influence countless industries and fields of study.

As a Hispanic-Serving Institution and Yellow Ribbon School, UIW proudly welcomes students of all backgrounds and supports them throughout their academic journeys. 

UIW is the only Catholic NCAA Division 1 athletics program in the South, and counts 14 sports and 23 men’s and women’s teams. As a proud member of the Southland Conference, UIW teams model ethical sportsmanship and exemplary athleticism.

Our richness of tradition, strong bonds and storied history have given rise to a proud alumni base of more than 40,000 men and women across the world. Graduates go on to live the UIW Mission in their field, displaying exemplary work in arts, civic service and professional accomplishments.

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