Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Doctor of Optometry

Scholars Program

Notification of Acceptance   

Upon receipt of acceptance, an applicant is required to pay a $1,000 matriculation fee to the University prior to the start of classes, payable as follows:

  • Return the matriculation form and an initial $500 deposit within 14 days of the date of the acceptance letter.
  • The balance of $500 for the matriculation fee is due March 15.
  • All monies received above will be applied toward first term fees.

Matriculants must complete all didactic course/clinical rotation work in no more than four calendar years (not including approved leaves of absence) and students must present evidence of continuing to make satisfactory academic progress at all times. The dean must approve any exception to this total length of program.