Life is full of choices. When to begin. How to end. Whether to hang on or let go. Not all choices are easy. Not all results pleasing. When you choose to apply to SCO, your choice is a proud one—a wise one.

You have chosen to apply to the nation's leader in optometric education—home to 10 American Optometric Association Presidents and a more than 80-year history of graduating the best clinicians in the field.

The Admissions Office adds to that heritage by providing outstanding service throughout the admissions process: prompt and courteous responses to your questions; the ability to check your admissions status online; detailed literature that provides facts—not just fluff. We are committed to recruiting and retaining the best optometry school applicants. Read more to find out the dos and don'ts of the admissions process and how you can become a stronger applicant.