Pennsylvania College of Optometry accepts applications only through the Optometry Centralized Application Service (OptomCAS).
The processing of applications by OptomCAS begins June 29, one year prior to the year of desired enrollment. Applications must be submitted on or before March 31 of the year of desired enrollment.
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It is to an applicant’s advantage to apply as early as possible to ensure priority consideration for admission.
- Student application reviews begin when an application is verified by OptomCAS
- Interviews are scheduled and initiated, beginning in September
- Candidates meeting the requirements are admitted on a rolling basis until class capacity is reached