Only accredited institution outside the continental United States
that offers the Optometry Doctor degree
Main provider of bilingual optometrists in the world.
Students examine, treat and manage patients with large diversity
of ocular and systemic conditions.
Only accredited Optometry school in Puerto Rico with remote clinics
distributed in various areas of the island that provide diverse learning
opportunities for our students.
The IAUPR School of Optometry is the Secretariat of two of the most
important optometric organizations in Latin America:
Latin American Association of Optometry and Optics (ALDOO) -
Federation of more than 20 optometric associations
Latin American Association of Schools and Faculties of Optometry
(ALDEFO) – Association of more than 15 optometry schools
Over 65% of the student body is composed of students from outside
of Puerto Rico. ss
The student body represents more than 15 states and countries creating
an international multiethnic environment. Students come from various
cultural backgrounds including Puerto Rico, Florida, Pennsylvania,
New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Texas, California, Hawaii, Canada,
Colombia, and Nigeria, to name a few.
Small classes: Only 60 students are admitted every year.
Over 50% of the examinations are given completely online.
One of the 17 accredited schools and colleges of optometry of USA