Admission Process

Candidates must submit an application form through OptomCas. The Admissions Committee interviews candidates with completed applications, meeting the above requirements either in person or by telephone. For out of state candidates an interview with a practicing alumnus is arranged when feasible. The Committee explores the candidate’s strengths using five criteria:

  • Concern for career objectives
  • Knowledge of the profession
  • Communication skills in English and Spanish
  • Motivation
  • Self- confidence

Candidates are evaluated using the following interview parameters:

RequirementsPercent
Grade Point Average (GPA) 25 percent
Required Course work Point Average ( RGPA) 30 percent
Optometry Admission Test (OAT) 35 percent
Interview by the School Admission Committee 10 percent


Once a candidate is accepted, a $1,000.00 deposit is required within 15 days of acceptance. This deposit will be applied to the tuition fee. An administrative fee of $ 500.00 will be deducted from the acceptance deposit if a prospective student with an offer of admission have withdraws or declines his/her candidacy.

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 © Inter American University of PR, School of Optometry
500 John Will Harris
Bayamón, PR 00957

Admissions: (787) 765-1915 ext 1020 | (787) 925-7577
Admissions Fax: (787) 756-7351
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