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Pre-Optometry October News

Southhern College of OptometrySouthern College of Optometry

Exciting news!  We are having a representative from Southern College of Optometry visit our campus for an Optometry Information Session!

1:30 p.m.
Norco Building * Room 114 (1529 Belmont St, Boise, ID 83725) – Directly behind the Rec Center


Independent primary health care professionals who

  • Improve vision & quality of life
  • Examine, diagnose & treat diseases, injuries & disorders of the visual system
  • Prescribe medications, low vision rehabilitation, vision therapy, contact lenses & perform certain surgical procedures

 Financial Security

  • This graphic from Review of Optometry’s 2017 Salary Survey illustrates the average income of full-time optometrists in each region of the United States
  • More than 50 academic scholarships offered to the entering Class of 2019, ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 per year
  • Average student debt for SCO’s graduating Class of 2018 was $129,608

 Southern College of Optometry

  • Gives back to the Memphis community, providing over   $1 million in uncompensated services, annually
  • Provides students with more than 3,000 patient encounters by graduation
  • Encourages leadership & community involvement