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Why choose UIW?
Founded in 1881 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, UIW is the largest Catholic institution in the state and the fourth-largest private university in Texas. With over 130 years of tradition, Incarnate Word is know not only for its academic excellence and Division I athletic programs, but also for its diversity and personal attention to the over 9,000 students who call UIW home. Students who choose UIW are looking for a liberal arts curriculum that offers students an academic, professional and social awareness to their studies to face the modern world.