KYCO faculty presents at state meeting

Roya Attar, O.D., presented a lecture at the 2016 Kentucky Optometric Association (KOA) Fall Education Congress. Attar is the assistant ... Read more

Pioneer International supports optometry students

Students in the inaugural class of University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) received donations from Pioneer Internat... Read more

KYCO recipient of innovative technology award

The Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) and the University of Pikeville information technology department were announced as the Commonw... Read more

Kentucky College of Optometry welcomes inaugural class

After more than three years of planning, the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) welcomed its inaugural class o... Read more


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. 

 
 

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