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  • This degree serves as a great first step towards a career in optometry.
  • The median yearly salary for an optometrist living in Vincennes, Indiana is around $127,000.
  • The number of optometry jobs is expected to grow by 9% by 2032.
source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Locations where this degree is offered:

Vincennes Campus

What can I expect during my time at VU?

  • This stackable degree can lead to a bachelor's degree with an additional two years (2+2), after which completion of optometry school (4 yrs) prepares you for an optometry career.
  • VU’s affordable tuition allows you to graduate with less debt.
  • Tuition deferment and financial aid is available to qualified students.
  • You can schedule face-to-face meetings with your instructors as needed on VU’s campus.
  • You'll have specially trained full-time faculty helping you achieve academic success.

What can I do with this degree?

Our graduates are well prepared to continue their education with the ultimate goal of becoming an optometrist.

Is this degree accredited?

Vincennes University's institutional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the specialized accreditations and approvals obtained by various programs are located on our Accreditation and Licensure page.

Vincennes University recognizes the importance of programmatic licensure, ensuring that graduates meet the requirements set by professional licensing boards. By adhering to rigorous standards and seeking recognition from accrediting bodies, Vincennes University demonstrates its dedication to offering quality education and preparing students for successful careers.

Have questions?

We are happy to chat with you to answer your questions and understand your personal goals.
Please reach out to us at or call 812-888-4313 for more information.