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Southern College of Optometry

Professional Program

Memphis, TN

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Southern College of Optometry

Overview

Southern College of Optometry / Professional Program is located in Memphis, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Optometry (OD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 115

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam OAT
Clinical experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

536
Applied
195
Accepted
36%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam OAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 years of undergraduate pre-optometry course work

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

462
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.65%
Black or African American 4.33%
White or Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 7.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.08%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

56
Total faculty
Full-time - 44
Part-time - 12
Male (41)
Female (15)

Location & Contact

Address 1245 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104-2222
United States
Contact Mr. Joseph H. Hauser
Phone: 901-722-3200