Non-Member Optometry Schools

Non-Member Optometry Schools

If you know of an optometry school not listed here, please send an email to enquiries@worldoptometry.org. If your school is listed, but is not noted as a World Council of Optometry (WCO) member, please click here for information on how to join the WCO.

“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 Optometry School WCO Member City/State/Province
Afghanistan NOOR Eye Care Training Centre (NET) No Kabul
Australia Deakin University No Geelong
Australia Flinders University No Bedford Park
Australia Queensland University of Technology No Brisbane
Australia University of Melbourne No Victoria
Australia University of New South Wales No Sydney, New South Wales
Austria Private HTL Des Landes Tirol Kolleg fur Optometrie No Hall in Tirol
Austria Optometrie & Hoerakustik Initiative (OHI) No Vienna
Belgium Centre d’Etudes Superieures d”Optometrie Appliquee No Brussels
Belgium Institut D’Optique Raymond Thibaut No Brussels
Brazil Universidad do Contestado No Canoinhas
Brazil Universidade Braz Cubas No Sao Paulo
Canada University of Montreal No Quebec
Chile Instituto Infomed No Santiago
China Tianjin Medical University No Tianjin
China Wenzhou Medical University No Zhejiang
China West China University of Medical Center/Sichuan Medical University No Sichuan
Colombia Fundacion Area Andina No Bogota
Colombia Fundacion Universitaria San Martin No Bogota
Colombia Universidad Antonio Narino No Bogota
Colombia Universidad de La Salle, Facultad de Optometria No Santa Fe de Bogota
Colombia Universidad El Bosque No Bogota
Colombia Universidad Metropolitana No Barranquilla
Colombia Universidad Santo Tomas Bucaramanga No Bucaramanga
Costa Rica Universidad Latina de Costa Rica No un
Croatia University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica No Velika Gorica
Czech Republic Masaryk University Faculty of Medicine No Brno
Denmark Danish University of Applied Sciences No Randers
Ecuador Universidad San Francisco de Quito No Quito
Estonia Tallin Health College No Tallin
Ethiopia University of Gondar No Gondar
Finland Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences No Helsinki
Finland Oulu University of Applied Sciences No Oulud
France A.E.P.O. le CFAde l’optique- AEPO No Paris
France Ecole d’Optique Lunetterie De Lille No Lille
France Institut Superieur D’Optique No Paris
France Lycee Fresnel No Paris
France Lycee A. Argouges No Grenoble
France Lycee des Metiers de L’Optique & Lycee Hotelier No Ottange
France Lycee O.R.T. Strasbourg No Strasborg
France Lycee Professionnel “Anne Veaute” No Castres Cedex
France Lycee Valery Larbaud No Cusset
France Lycee Victor Berard No Morex Cedex
Germany Albrecht Durer Schule Dusseldorf No Dusseldorf
Germany Beuth Hochschule fur Technik Berlin No Berlin
Germany Bildungszentrum fur Augenoptik und Optometrie No Munich
Germany Hohere Fachschule Fur Augenoptik No Koln
Germany Optonia – Private Fachschule fur Augenoptik und Optometrie No Diez
Germany University of Applied Sciences Jena No Jena
Ghana Kwame Nkrumah University of Sciences and Technology No Kumasi
Ghana University of Cape Coast No Cape Coast
Greece TEI of Athens No Athens
Greece TEI of Western Greece No Patras
Guatemala Universidad Galileo No Zona 10
Guyana University of Guyana No Georgetown
Hungary Semmelweis University No Budapest
India Aditya Jyot Institute of Optometry No Mumbai
India Al Salama College of Optometry No Perinthalmanna
India All India Institute of Medical Sciences No New Delhi
India All India Institute of Optometrical Sciences No Kolkata
India Bangalore West Lions Super Speciality Eye Hospital No Bangalore
India C.L. Gupta Eye Institute No Moradabad
India Elite School of Optometry No Tamil Nadu
India Eye Microsurgery and Laser Centre No Tiruvalla
India Ghandi Eye Institute No Lucknow
India Indian Institute of Paramedical Sciences No Lucknow
India Janakalya Eye Hospital Educational and Research Institute No Lucknow
India Little Flower Institute of Medical Science and Research No Angamaly
India LV Prasad Eye Institute No Hyderabad
India Medical College – Kolkata No Kolkata
India Nagar School of Optometry No Gujarat
India S.R.M.S. Institute of Paramedical Sciences No Bareilly
India Sanjeevni Institute of Paramedical No Haryana
India Sitapur Eye Hospital No Uttar Pradesh
India U.P. State Medical Facility No Lucknow
India Vinkaya Missions University No Salem
Indonesia Akademi Refraksi Optisi Leprindo No Jakarta
Indonesia Akademi Refraksi Optisi Surabaya No Jarkarta
Ireland Dublin Institute of Technology No Dublin
Islamic Republic of Iran Mashhad University of Medical Sciences No Mashhad
Islamic Republic of Iran Shahid Behestri University of Medical Sciences No Tehran
Islamic Republic of Iran Zahedan University of Medical Sciences No Zahedan
Israel Bar-Ilan University No Tel Aviv
Israel Hadassah Academic College Jerusalem No Jerusalem
Italy Istituto Benigno Zaccagnini No Bologna
Italy Istituto di Ricerca e di Studi in Ottica e Optometria No Firenze
Italy Istituto D’Istruzione Vittorio Alfieri No Roma
Italy Istituto Politecnico Keplero No Termoli
Italy Istituto Superiore Statale Enrico Fermi No Bonistallo
Italy Scuola Internazionale di Ottica Optometria No Firenze
Japan Kikuchi College of Optometry No Nagoya
Japan Osaka City University No Osakao
Japan Tokyo Optometric College No Tokya
Jordan Al Ahliyya Amman University No Amman
Jordan German Jordanian University No Amman
Jordan Jordan University of Science and Technology No Irbid
Kenya Kenya Medical Training College No Nairobi
Kenya Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology No Kakamega
Korea Cheju Tourism College No Jeju Special Self-governing Province
Korea Chodang University No Chonnam
Korea Daegu Health College No Buk-Ku, Daegu
Korea DongKang College No Gwangju
Korea Dongshin University No Naju
Korea Eulji University No Jung-Gu Daejeon
Korea Masan College No Kyongnam
Korea Sehan University No South Jeolla
Korea Sunchon Chongam College No Chonnam
Lebanon American University of Sciences and Technology No Ashrafieh, Beirut
Malaysia International Islamic University Malaysia No Selangor
Malaysia Management Science University No Shah Alam
Malaysia National Institute of Opthalmic Sciences No Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia SEGi University College No Selangor
Malaysia UCSI University No Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia No Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia Universiti Teknologi MARA No Selangor
Mexico CICS – Unidad Milpa Alta No Milpa Alta
Mexico Instituto Politecnico Nacional Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias de la Salud Unidad Santo Tomas No Santo Tomas
Mexico Universidad Autonoma Aguascalientes No Aguascalientes
Mexico Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico No Tlanepantla
Mozambique Universidade Lurio No Bairro Eduardo Mondlane
Nepal Maharajgunj Medical Campus No Kathmandu
Netherlands Hogeschool Utrecht No Utrecht
New Zealand The University of Auckland No Auckland
Nigeria Abia State University No Uturu
Nigeria Imo State University No Imo State
Nigeria University of Benin No Benin City
Pakistan College of Opthamology and Allied Vision Sciences No Lahore
Pakistan Isra University No Karachi
Pakistan Munawwar Memorial Hospital & College of Optometry No Chakwal
Pakistan Nishtar Medical College No Multan
Pakistan Pakistan Institute of Community Opthamology No Peshawar
Pakistan Rawalpindi Medical College No Rawalpindi
Palestine An-Najah National University No Nablus, West Bank
Panama Universidad de las Americas No Albrook
Peru Universidad Peruana Los Andes No Huancayo
Philippines Asian Colleges Foundation, Optometry Department No Butuan City, Agusan Del Norte
Philippines Cebu Doctors’ University – College of Optometry No Cebu
Philippines Centro Ecolar University No Manila
Philippines Manila Central University No Caloocan City
Philippines Southwestern University No Cebu City
Poland Poznan University of Medical Sciences No Poznan
Portugal Instituto Superior de Educacao e Ciencias No Lisbon
Portugal Universidade Beira Interior No Covilha
Puerto Rico Inter American University of Puerto Rico No Bayamon
Saudi Arabia King Saud University No Riyadh
Saudi Arabia Qassim University No Buraida
Serbia University of Novi Sad No Novi Sad
Singapore Ngee Ann Polytechnic No Singapore
Singapore Singapore Polytechnic No Singapore
Slovenia Solski Center Rogaska Slatina No Rogaska Slatina
Somalia University of Hargeisa No Somaliland
South Africa Cape Peninsula University of Technology No Cape Town
South Africa University of Free State No Bloemfontein
South Africa University of Johannesburg No Johannesburg
South Africa University of Kwazulu Natal No Durban
South Africa University of Limpopo No Limpopo
South Korea Konyang University No Nonsan
South Korea Kyongbuk College of Science No Kyongbuk
Spain Centro Optometria Internacional No Madrid
Spain EU de Optica y Optometria de Granada No Granada
Spain Universidad Complutense Optica y Optometria No Madrid
Spain Universidad de Alicante No Alicante
Spain Universidad Europea de Madrid No Madrid
Spain Universitat de Valencia No Valencia
Sudan Al-Neelain University No Khartoum
Sultanate of Oman University of Buraimi No Al Buraimi
Taiwan Chung Shan Medical University No Taichung City
Taiwan Jen-Teh Junior College of Medicine, Nursing & Management No Miaoli County in Xizhour Houlong
Tanzania Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College No Moshi
Thailand Naresuan University No Phitsanulok
United Kingdom Anglia Ruskin University No Cambridge
United Kingdom Aston University No Birmingham
United Kingdom Cardiff University No Cardiff
United Kingdom City University of London No London
United Kingdom Glasgow Caledonian University No Glasgow
United Kingdom The University of Manchester No Manchester
United Kingdom University of Bradford No Bradford
United Kingdom University of Ulster No Coleraine
United States Ferris State University-Michigan College of Optometry No Big Rapids
United States Indiana University No Bloomingon
United States MCPHS University No Boston
United States Midwestern University Arizona No Glendale
United States Midwestern University Chicago No Downers Grove
United States Northeastern State University No Tahlequah
United States University of Alabama at Birmingham No Birmingham
United States University of California at Berkeley No Berkeley
United States University of Pikeville – Kentucky College of Optometry No Pikeville
United States Western University of Health Sciences No Pomona