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Kentucky College of Optometry
147 Sycamore Street
Pikeville, Kentucky 41501
Students from across the country choose UPIKE’s Kentucky College of Optometry because of our commitment to excellent education and patient care. Optometry faculty are innovators in their field and prepare students with a clear path for professional success.
The Kentucky College of Optometry is accepting applications with application cycles closing each year on March 31.
*Due to the COVID19 pandemic, KYCO is extending the application deadline for Fall 2020 admissions until May 15th
Below is a checklist of all required materials necessary for a completed Admissions Application to the University of Pikeville – Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) program. Based on the submitted application and information, applicants will be invited for an on-site interview. All application materials must be received by the Kentucky College of Optometry by the March 31 deadline. Admission to the Kentucky College of Optometry is done on a rolling basis; therefore, early application is highly recommended.
Students are also required to take one of the following professional exams: Optometry Admission Test (OAT), Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), Dental Admission Test (DAT) or Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT).
Associate Director of Admissions & Recruiting for KYCO(606) 218-5517CaseyPrice@upike.edu