KYCO faculty achieves fellowship

Roya Attar, O.D., MBA, FAAO, recently attended Academy 2017 Chicago, the 96th annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO).... Read more

KYCO faculty receives diplomate status

Cliff Caudill, O.D., associate professor and assistant dean of clinical affairs, completed and successfully passed the board certificati... Read more

UPIKE celebrates Diwali

The Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) and Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) at the University of Pikeville recently ho... Read more

KYCO student presents poster at national meeting

Andrea Sandifer, second year optometry student at the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), in collaboration wit... 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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