Funding for Illinois College of Optometry
Your Doctor of Optometry degree is an investment in your future. In most cases, this means you will need financial aid to help realize your goals. We know the process can be overwhelming, but we're here to walk you through it every step of the way. Here are a few great places to start.
Most students will take out some sort of loans to complete optometry school. There are many options for funding your OD. We have listed the most popular here.
We have access to nearly a half-million dollars in scholarships. First year students have access to scholarships on a "first come first serve" basis (so apply early!)
Your financial award will cover 100% of your expenses during your journey to O.D.
Percentage of students that graduate within 6 years.
Funding Your O.D.
Graduate education is an investment, but you can leave knowing you are well prepared for whatever the future will bring.
Financial Aid Office
Illinois College of Optometry
Office of Admissions
3241 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60616