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How to Apply to Optometry School

The application process typically begins 15 to 16 months before matriculation into Optometry School. You will use a centralized Application Service off-campus (OptomCAS) to submit your application.

How GPAs are calculated

OptomCAS will calculate numerous GPAs: summarized by academic year within the undergraduate, post baccalaureate, and graduate; summarized by area of study; and a running total GPA for each academic year for an overall GPA.

  • Overall Biology/Life Science
  • Freshman Inorganic Chemistry
  • Sophomore Organic Chemistry
  • Junior Biochemistry
  • Senior Physics
  • Post Baccalaureate BCP totals
  • Graduate Other Sciences
  • GPAs by course subject Math
  • English
  • Psychology