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Apply to Illinois College of Optometry


In 2022, we mark 150 years of preparing Doctors of Optometry for their practice modality of choice. We're ready to partner with you and we're excited to have you start your journey to Doctor of Optometry with us.
 

Gather your material

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Submit application

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Interview at ICO

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Celebrate your acceptance and deposit!

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Due Dates & Pre-Reqs

When evaluating candidates, we look at the big picture. We do know that there are certain courses that prepare students well for the rigorousness of ICO. We have a rolling admissions process and we admit students as they complete their applications.
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Get to Know Our Class

Wondering where students at ICO are from? Or what their average OAT scores were? Check out our entering class profiles to get to know your future colleagues better.

I knew ICO was the right school for me after Interview Day. Seeing the clinic made all the difference.

-Class of 2026 Applicant
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Interviewing at ICO

Interview Day is just as much about you getting to know us as it is about us getting to know you. We want this day to be open, fun and informative. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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International Admissions

We welcome candidates from all over the world. No matter where you are from, we prepare you to smoothly transition into life as a doctor following your education at ICO.
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We can't wait to have you join the ICO family!

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