Optometry | CoALPS | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Optometry | CoALPS | SIU


Interested in a career in optometry?  SIU will help “see” you through!   SIU’s College of Science’s faculty and advisors provide advocacy, mentorship, and research experience for students.  Our program is a great launching pad to give you the solid foundation you need for your continued professional development and growth.

Pre-Optometry Information links

Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO)
The American Academy of Optometry

Basic Requirements for US Schools

OAT Optometry Admission Test
Optometry School Centralized Application Service

Regional Schools of Optometry

Illinois College of Optometry
University of Missouri - St.Louis School of Optometry
Indiana University School of Optometry (Bloomington)
Southern College of Optometry (Memphis)

For additional information, see our

Health Professions Advisor
College of Science Advisement
Neckers A185

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4404
(618) 536-2147/ Fax (618) 453-7067
Email: health-professions@cos.siu.edu