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.”

CountryName of Optometry SchoolWCO MemberCity/State/Province
AfghanistanNOOR Eye Care Training Centre (NET)NoKabul
AustraliaDeakin UniversityNoGeelong
AustraliaFlinders UniversityNoBedford Park
AustraliaQueensland University of TechnologyNoBrisbane
AustraliaUniversity of MelbourneNoVictoria
AustraliaUniversity of New South WalesNoSydney, New South Wales
AustriaOptometrie & Hoerakustik Initiative (OHI)NoVienna
AustriaPrivate HTL Des Landes Tirol Kolleg fur OptometrieNoHall in Tirol
BelgiumCentre d’Etudes Superieures d”Optometrie AppliqueeNoBrussels
BelgiumInstitut D’Optique Raymond ThibautNoBrussels
BrazilUniversidad do ContestadoNoCanoinhas
BrazilUniversidade Braz CubasNoSao Paulo
CanadaUniversity of MontrealNoQuebec
ChileInstituto InfomedNoSantiago
ChinaTianjin Medical UniversityNoTianjin
ChinaWenzhou Medical UniversityNoZhejiang
ChinaWest China University of Medical Center/Sichuan Medical UniversityNoSichuan
ColombiaFundacion Area AndinaNoBogota
ColombiaFundacion Universitaria San MartinNoBogota
ColombiaUniversidad Antonio NarinoNoBogota
ColombiaUniversidad de La Salle, Facultad de OptometriaNoSanta Fe de Bogota
ColombiaUniversidad El BosqueNoBogota
ColombiaUniversidad MetropolitanaNoBarranquilla
ColombiaUniversidad Santo Tomas BucaramangaNoBucaramanga
Costa RicaUniversidad Latina de Costa RicaNoun
CroatiaUniversity of Applied Sciences Velika GoricaNoVelika Gorica
Czech RepublicMasaryk University Faculty of MedicineNoBrno
DenmarkDanish University of Applied SciencesNoRanders
EcuadorUniversidad San Francisco de QuitoNoQuito
EstoniaTallin Health CollegeNoTallin
EthiopiaUniversity of GondarNoGondar
FinlandHelsinki Metropolia University of Applied SciencesNoHelsinki
FinlandOulu University of Applied SciencesNoOulud
FranceA.E.P.O. le CFAde l’optique- AEPONoParis
FranceEcole d’Optique Lunetterie De LilleNoLille
FranceInstitut Superieur D’OptiqueNoParis
FranceLycee A. ArgougesNoGrenoble
FranceLycee des Metiers de L’Optique & Lycee HotelierNoOttange
FranceLycee FresnelNoParis
FranceLycee O.R.T. StrasbourgNoStrasborg
FranceLycee Professionnel “Anne Veaute”NoCastres Cedex
FranceLycee Valery LarbaudNoCusset
FranceLycee Victor BerardNoMorex Cedex
GermanyAlbrecht Durer Schule DusseldorfNoDusseldorf
GermanyBeuth Hochschule fur Technik BerlinNoBerlin
GermanyBildungszentrum fur Augenoptik und OptometrieNoMunich
GermanyHohere Fachschule Fur AugenoptikNoKoln
GermanyOptonia – Private Fachschule fur Augenoptik und OptometrieNoDiez
GermanyUniversity of Applied Sciences JenaNoJena
GhanaKwame Nkrumah University of Sciences and TechnologyNoKumasi
GhanaUniversity of Cape CoastNoCape Coast
GreeceTEI of AthensNoAthens
GreeceTEI of Western GreeceNoPatras
GuatemalaUniversidad GalileoNoZona 10
GuyanaUniversity of GuyanaNoGeorgetown
HungarySemmelweis UniversityNoBudapest
IndiaAditya Jyot Institute of OptometryNoMumbai
IndiaAl Salama College of OptometryNoPerinthalmanna
IndiaAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNoNew Delhi
IndiaAll India Institute of Optometrical SciencesNoKolkata
IndiaBangalore West Lions Super Speciality Eye HospitalNoBangalore
IndiaC.L. Gupta Eye InstituteNoMoradabad
IndiaElite School of OptometryNoTamil Nadu
IndiaEye Microsurgery and Laser CentreNoTiruvalla
IndiaGhandi Eye InstituteNoLucknow
IndiaIndian Institute of Paramedical SciencesNoLucknow
IndiaJanakalya Eye Hospital Educational and Research InstituteNoLucknow
IndiaLittle Flower Institute of Medical Science and ResearchNoAngamaly
IndiaLV Prasad Eye InstituteNoHyderabad
IndiaMedical College – KolkataNoKolkata
IndiaNagar School of OptometryNoGujarat
IndiaOptometry Research & Training Institute (ORTI)NoBanda
IndiaS.R.M.S. Institute of Paramedical SciencesNoBareilly
IndiaSanjeevni Institute of ParamedicalNoHaryana
IndiaSitapur Eye HospitalNoUttar Pradesh
IndiaU.P. State Medical FacilityNoLucknow
IndiaVinkaya Missions UniversityNoSalem
IndonesiaAkademi Refraksi Optisi LeprindoNoJakarta
IndonesiaAkademi Refraksi Optisi SurabayaNoJarkarta
IrelandDublin Institute of TechnologyNoDublin
Islamic Republic of IranMashhad University of Medical SciencesNoMashhad
Islamic Republic of IranShahid Behestri University of Medical SciencesNoTehran
Islamic Republic of IranZahedan University of Medical SciencesNoZahedan
IsraelBar-Ilan UniversityNoTel Aviv
IsraelHadassah Academic College JerusalemNoJerusalem
ItalyIstituto Benigno ZaccagniniNoBologna
ItalyIstituto di Ricerca e di Studi in Ottica e OptometriaNoFirenze
ItalyIstituto D’Istruzione Vittorio AlfieriNoRoma
ItalyIstituto Politecnico KepleroNoTermoli
ItalyIstituto Superiore Statale Enrico FermiNoBonistallo
ItalyScuola Internazionale di Ottica OptometriaNoFirenze
JapanKikuchi College of OptometryNoNagoya
JapanOsaka City UniversityNoOsakao
JapanTokyo Optometric CollegeNoTokya
JordanAl Ahliyya Amman UniversityNoAmman
JordanGerman Jordanian UniversityNoAmman
JordanJordan University of Science and TechnologyNoIrbid
KenyaKenya Medical Training CollegeNoNairobi
KenyaMasinde Muliro University of Science and TechnologyNoKakamega
KoreaCheju Tourism CollegeNoJeju Special Self-governing Province
KoreaChodang UniversityNoChonnam
KoreaDaegu Health CollegeNoBuk-Ku, Daegu
KoreaDongKang CollegeNoGwangju
KoreaDongshin UniversityNoNaju
KoreaEulji UniversityNoJung-Gu Daejeon
KoreaMasan CollegeNoKyongnam
KoreaSehan UniversityNoSouth Jeolla
KoreaSunchon Chongam CollegeNoChonnam
LebanonAmerican University of Sciences and TechnologyNoAshrafieh, Beirut
MalaysiaInternational Islamic University MalaysiaNoSelangor
MalaysiaManagement Science UniversityNoShah Alam
MalaysiaNational Institute of Opthalmic SciencesNoSelangor Darul Ehsan
MalaysiaSEGi University CollegeNoSelangor
MalaysiaUCSI UniversityNoKuala Lumpur
MalaysiaUniversiti Kebangsaan MalaysiaNoKuala Lumpur
MalaysiaUniversiti Teknologi MARANoSelangor
MexicoCICS – Unidad Milpa AltaNoMilpa Alta
MexicoInstituto Politecnico Nacional Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias de la Salud Unidad Santo TomasNoSanto Tomas
MexicoUniversidad Autonoma AguascalientesNoAguascalientes
MexicoUniversidad Nacional Autonoma de MexicoNoTlanepantla
MozambiqueUniversidade LurioNoBairro Eduardo Mondlane
NepalMaharajgunj Medical CampusNoKathmandu
NetherlandsHogeschool UtrechtNoUtrecht
New ZealandThe University of AucklandNoAuckland
NigeriaAbia State UniversityNoUturu
NigeriaImo State UniversityNoImo State
NigeriaUniversity of BeninNoBenin City
PakistanCollege of Opthamology and Allied Vision SciencesNoLahore
PakistanIsra UniversityNoKarachi
PakistanMunawwar Memorial Hospital & College of OptometryNoChakwal
PakistanNishtar Medical CollegeNoMultan
PakistanPakistan Institute of Community OpthamologyNoPeshawar
PakistanRawalpindi Medical CollegeNoRawalpindi
PalestineAn-Najah National UniversityNoNablus, West Bank
PanamaUniversidad de las AmericasNoAlbrook
PeruUniversidad Peruana Los AndesNoHuancayo
PhilippinesAsian Colleges Foundation, Optometry DepartmentNoButuan City, Agusan Del Norte
PhilippinesCebu Doctors’ University – College of OptometryNoCebu
PhilippinesCentro Ecolar UniversityNoManila
PhilippinesManila Central UniversityNoCaloocan City
PhilippinesSouthwestern UniversityNoCebu City
PolandPoznan University of Medical SciencesNoPoznan
PortugalInstituto Superior de Educacao e CienciasNoLisbon
PortugalUniversidade Beira InteriorNoCovilha
Puerto RicoInter American University of Puerto RicoNoBayamon
Saudi ArabiaKing Saud UniversityNoRiyadh
Saudi ArabiaQassim UniversityNoBuraida
SerbiaUniversity of Novi SadNoNovi Sad
SingaporeNgee Ann PolytechnicNoSingapore
SingaporeSingapore PolytechnicNoSingapore
SloveniaSolski Center Rogaska SlatinaNoRogaska Slatina
SomaliaUniversity of HargeisaNoSomaliland
South AfricaCape Peninsula University of TechnologyNoCape Town
South AfricaUniversity of Free StateNoBloemfontein
South AfricaUniversity of JohannesburgNoJohannesburg
South AfricaUniversity of Kwazulu NatalNoDurban
South AfricaUniversity of LimpopoNoLimpopo
South KoreaKonyang UniversityNoNonsan
South KoreaKyongbuk College of ScienceNoKyongbuk
SpainCentro Optometria InternacionalNoMadrid
SpainEU de Optica y Optometria de GranadaNoGranada
SpainUniversidad Complutense Optica y OptometriaNoMadrid
SpainUniversidad de AlicanteNoAlicante
SpainUniversidad Europea de MadridNoMadrid
SpainUniversitat de ValenciaNoValencia
SudanAl-Neelain UniversityNoKhartoum
Sultanate of OmanUniversity of BuraimiNoAl Buraimi
TaiwanChung Shan Medical UniversityNoTaichung City
TaiwanJen-Teh Junior College of Medicine, Nursing & ManagementNoMiaoli County in Xizhour Houlong
TanzaniaKilimanjaro Christian Medical University CollegeNoMoshi
ThailandNaresuan UniversityNoPhitsanulok
United KingdomAnglia Ruskin UniversityNoCambridge
United KingdomAston UniversityNoBirmingham
United KingdomCardiff UniversityNoCardiff
United KingdomCity University of LondonNoLondon
United KingdomGlasgow Caledonian UniversityNoGlasgow
United KingdomThe University of ManchesterNoManchester
United KingdomUniversity of BradfordNoBradford
United KingdomUniversity of UlsterNoColeraine
United StatesFerris State University-Michigan College of OptometryNoBig Rapids
United StatesIndiana UniversityNoBloomingon
United StatesMCPHS UniversityNoBoston
United StatesMidwestern University ArizonaNoGlendale
United StatesMidwestern University ChicagoNoDowners Grove
United StatesNortheastern State UniversityNoTahlequah
United StatesUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamNoBirmingham
United StatesUniversity of California at BerkeleyNoBerkeley
United StatesUniversity of Pikeville – Kentucky College of OptometryNoPikeville
United StatesWestern University of Health SciencesNoPomona