You Can Call This Home

You Can Call This Home

The Windy City, the City of Broad Shoulders, plain old Chicago... call it what you like–maybe even your new hometown. Boasting champion sports teams, acclaimed restaurants and 26 miles of beaches, there's always something fun to explore.
You Can Call This Home
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Comprehensive Curriculum

In addition to basic biomedical courses in subjects like anatomy and biochemistry, ICO's academic program addresses such subjects as injections, vision rehabilitation and neuro-ophthalmic disorders.
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Class of 2017 Profile

Explore the stats of our first year class–all 174 members!–from average GPA and OAT score to the percentage of psychology majors.
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It's Personal

Two students, four years of unforgettable experiences and everlasting memories.

So Many Reasons

High NBEO pass rates, low student-to-faculty ratios and much more.

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Explore the Campus

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With over 100,000 patient visits per year, the IEI is one of the largest providers of eye care in the country–and the perfect training ground for aspiring optometrists. 
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Featured Blog

Before optometry school, “free time” meant I could do whatever I want without a care in the world. Now that I’m here, I’ll be the first to admit, I’ve skipped classes sometimes–but only to study for other classes.
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