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Your success story begins here.

You’ve already chosen optometry, but not all ODs are created equal. ICO remains exclusively focused on the student of optometry. Our specialized program, esteemed faculty, and iconic clinical experience will best prepare you to practice in the real world.

The Illinois Eye Institute, our on-site clinic, offers a training experience like no other. This facility elevates eye care to a world-class level. ICO provides students with unmatched patient volume, complexity, and diversity in the heart of Chicago. Our graduates gain skills and confidence they can take anywhere… and we have proof.

ICO’s alumni network is the largest in the nation. A degree from ICO will place you in a family of over 8,000 colleagues. These optometrists have chosen many paths in many places, but all of them are changing the profession, the lives of their patients, and the world for the better. Here are just a few of their stories.

Your success story can be made at ICO.

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