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How To Apply
GATHER YOUR MATERIALS
One from a professor, academic advisor or committee.
One from a practicing, non-relative optometrist.
TWO LETTERS OF
The OAT will assess general reading comprehension, quantitative reasoning, biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry and physics.
ICO also accepts GRE scores.
TAKE THE OPTOMETRY
To prepare you for
optometry school, ICO requires a series of
college-level pre-optometry courses prior to admission.
MATERIALS TO ICO
This includes your personal statement, transcripts, and letters of recommendation.
SEND YOUR OptomCAS APPLICATION
You can submit this information using your OptomCAS profile. If you have any questions or concerns, email firstname.lastname@example.org
REQUEST YOUR OAT and/or GRE SCORES
BE SENT TO ICO
For GRE or TOEFL, ICO's institutional code is 1317.
If English is your second language, request your
TOEFL scores be sent to ICO.
Once you're invited to interview, we will ask you to fill out an additional form to help us get to know you better as well as gather other information we need. The form includes a pre-optometry course worksheet and an essay.