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We are practitioners of the healing arts defining the standard for excellence in optometric education and vision care.
Our D.O. medical school is nationally ranked and recognized for a reputation of excellence in rural medicine and family healthcare. UPIKE’s osteopathy program gives you a clear path to success in the medical field.
Explore our online undergraduate and graduate programs and learn more about earning your degree at UPIKE.
UPIKE has a long history of defying expectations. However you may have viewed yourself, the Appalachian region or the world before setting foot on our campus, we will encourage, inspire or even dare you to believe in a whole new realm of possibilities.
At UPIKE, we are a family and so we push our students, faculty and staff to their greatest potential, while providing the support they need to get there. And families have fun together — something there’s no shortage of at UPIKE.
We are big problem solvers and born fighters. So when we see an opportunity to help students succeed — in ways big or small — we stand together, finding the fortitude to persevere, no matter what obstacles may stand in the way.
We are proud to serve as active change agents with our community, but we don’t believe in change for the sake of change. We embrace purposeful innovation and intentional progress that will have meaningful and measurable impact on our region for decades to come.