Kentucky College of Optometry welcomes inaugural class

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Kentucky College of Optometry announces new faculty

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$7.4 million POWER grant supports UPIKE's mission

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The Kentucky College of Optometry is the fourth college under the University of Pikeville banner and reflects the institution’s mission of service and strategic initiatives. The American Council for Optometric Education has granted the Kentucky College of Optometry the pre-accreditation classification of “Preliminary Approval.” The University of Pikeville is the 22nd school in the country to have a college of optometry. Construction is under way on a new educational facility to house the Kentucky College of Optometry. Sixty students will be admitted per class for a total of 240. The university expects to provide for the underserved in Central Appalachia and other rural areas of the country. 

Pending approval of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.


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