Optometry Schools

The optometry schools listed below function at a competency level 3 or higher. To learn more about competency levels, click here.

“The WCO recognizes that each country is different in respect to optometry school accreditation status and makes no endorsement or recommendation in regard to these institutions.”

Country Name of School of Optometry Website City/State
Australia Deakin University www.deakin.edu.au Geelong
Australia Flinders University www.flinders.edu.au Bedford Park
Australia Queensland University of Technology www.qut.edu.au Brisbane
Australia University of Melbourne www.mdhs-study.unimelb.edu.au Victoria
Australia University of New South Wales www.optometry.unsw.edu.au Sydney, New South Wales
Brazil Universidad do Contestado www.unc.br/course/optometria Canoinhas
Bulgaria Sofia University www.uni-sofia.bg Sofia City
Colombia Fundacion Area Andina www.areandina.edu.co/content/optometria-pereira Bogota
Colombia Fundacion Universitaria San Martin www.sanmartin.edu.co Bogota
Colombia Universidad Antonio Narino www.uan.edu.co Bogota
Colombia Universidad de La Salle, Facultad de Optometria www.lasalle.edu.co Santa Fe de Bogota
Colombia Universidad El Bosque www.uelbosque.edu.co Bogota
Colombia Universidad Metropolitana www.unimetro.edu.co Barranquilla
Colombia Universidad Santo Tomas Bucaramanga www.ustabuca.edu.co Bucaramanga
Ethiopia University of Gondar www.uog.edu.et Gondar
Ghana Kwame Nkrumah University of Sciences and Technology www.knust.edu.gh Kumasi
Ghana University of Cape Coast www.optometry.ucc.edu.gh Cape Coast
Hong Kong Hong Kong Polytechnic University www.polyu.edu.hk Hung Hom
Ireland Dublin Institute of Technology www.dit.ie Dublin
Kenya Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology www.sphbst.mmust.acke Kakamega
Malawi Mzuzu University www.mzuni.ac.mw Mzuzu
Mozambique Universidade Lurio www.unilurio.ac.mz Bairro Eduardo Mondlane
Netherlands Hogeschool Utrecht www.studiekeuze.hu.nl Utrecht
New Zealand The University of Auckland www.optometry.auckland.ac.nz Auckland
Nigeria Abia State University https://abiastateuniversity.edu.ng/ Uturu
Nigeria Imo State University www.imsu.edu.ng Imo State
Nigeria University of Benin www.med.uniben.edu Benin City
Norway Buskerud and Vestfold University College www.usn.no Kongsberg
Puerto Rico Inter American University of Puerto Rico www.optonet.inter.edu Bayamon
South Africa University of Free State www.postgraduate.ufs.ac.za Bloemfontein
South Africa University of Johannesburg www.uj.ac.za Johannesburg
South Africa University of Kwazulu Natal www.optometry.ukzn.ac.za Durban
South Africa University of Limpopo www.ul.ac.za Limpopo
Sudan Al-Neelain University www.neelain.edu.sd Khartoum
United Kingdom Anglia Ruskin University www.anglia.ac.uk Cambridge
United Kingdom Aston University www.aston.ac.uk Birmingham
United Kingdom Cardiff University www.cardiff.ac.uk Cardiff
United Kingdom City University of London www.city.ac.uk London
United Kingdom Glasgow Caledonian University www.gcu.ac.uk Glasgow
United Kingdom The University of Manchester www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk Manchester
United Kingdom University of Bradford www.bradford.ac.uk Bradford
United Kingdom University of Ulster www.ulster.ac.uk Coleraine
United Kingdom university of Portmouth www.port.ac.uk portmouth city
university of plymouth www.plymouth.ac.uk plymouth city
university of Hartfordshire www.herts.ac.uk hartfordshire city
USA Ferris State University-Michigan College of Optometry www.ferris.edu Big Rapids
USA Illinois College of Optometry www.ico.edu Chicago
USA Indiana University www.optometry.iu.edu Bloomingon
USA MCPHS University www.mcphs.edu Boston
USA Midwestern University Arizona www.midwestern.edu Glendale
USA Midwestern University Chicago www.midwestern.edu Downers Grove
USA New England College of Optometry www.neco.edu Boston
USA Northeastern State University www.optometry.nsuok.edu Tahlequah
USA Nova Southeastern University www.optometry.nova.edu Florida
USA Pacific University www.pacificu.edu Oregon
USA Salus University www.salus.edu Pennsylvania
USA Southern California College of Optometry www.ketchum.edu Fullerton
USA Southern College of Optometry www.sco.edu Memphis
USA State University of New York www.sunyopt.edu New York
USA The Ohio State University www.optometry.osu.edu Columbus
USA University of Alabama at Birmingham www.uab.edu Birmingham
USA University of California at Berkeley www.optometry.berkeley.edu Berkeley
USA University of Houston www.opt.uh.edu Houston
USA University of Missouri St. Louis www.umsl.edu St. Louis
USA University of Pikeville – Kentucky College of Optometry www.upike.edu Pikeville
USA University of the Incarnate Word www.uiw.edu San Antonio
USA Western University of Health Sciences www.westernu.edu Pomona