KYCO’s Dr. Katherine Dronka recognized with the American Academy of Optometry

Katherine Dronka, O.D., ABCMO, assistant professor of optometry at the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry, has earned... Read more

KYCO Dean named a Distinguished Fellow

Michael Bacigalupi, O.D., M.S., FAAO, dean of the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry, has been named a Distinguished ... Read more

KYCO aligns admissions with expanding future of optometry

The University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry announces it will now accept not only the Optometry Admissions Test but also t... Read more

KYCO class of 2022 gives back

Students in the third class of the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry have already embraced the university’s ph... Read more


Welcome to KYCO

Kentucky College of Optometry Clinic
810 Hambley Blvd
Pikeville, KY
 
5th floor, HPE Bld. 
 
606-218-5540
 
M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm



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 Accreditation Council on Optometric Education, 243 N. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO  63141—telephone: 314-991-4100, 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. The Kentucky College of Optometry is housed in the Health Professions Education Building, a new $72 million educational facility on UPIKE’s campus. 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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