What will I learn?

In addition to a personalized education, SUU’s pre-optometry and other pre-health programs provide experiential learning opportunities to ensure that students are competitive for admission into their chosen optometry school. These opportunities include community service, job shadowing optometrists from throughout southern Utah, and participating in undergraduate research, which allows future optometrists to work closely with faculty mentors to conduct scientific research. With a personalized education plan and hands-on learning opportunities, SUU provides everything you need to prepare for optometry school.

Our programs provide the curriculum, support, and guidance to ensure that students interested in Pre-Health Science careers are well positioned for acceptance into their chosen post-baccalaureate healthcare programs. Many of our students have gained admission to top schools by completing the required prerequisites while pursuing their chosen undergraduate degrees at SUU. The Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science and Engineering academic and faculty advisors work closely with students to chart the ideal academic program for their success.

Which department am I in?

Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science and Engineering

Study options

Full Time (Variable)

Tuition fees
$20,822.00 (15,45,773) per year
Start date

Expected August 2021

Venue

Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science and Engineering

351 W. University Blvd.,

CEDAR CITY,

Utah,

84720, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Foreign transcripts will be converted to a U.S. 4.0 grade point average (GPA) scale and must meet a 2.0 minimum GPA requirement. English Language Requirements: a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) IBT minimum score 71; TOEFL paper based minimum score 525; IELTS 6.0.

For international students

Record of courses taken and grades received from each high school, Foreign transcripts will be converted to a U.S. 4.0 grade point average (GPA) scale and must meet a 2.0 minimum GPA requirement.

TOEFL IBT 71

IELTS 6.0

iTEP Academic 4.2

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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