Founded in 1941, the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) is a non-profit education association representing the interests of optometric education. ASCO’s membership encompasses the schools and colleges of optometry in the United States and Puerto Rico. A number of foreign optometry schools are affiliate members. ASCO is committed to achieving excellence in optometric education and to helping its member schools prepare well-qualified graduates for entrance into the profession of optometry.

The AOSA is dedicated to promoting the visual welfare and health of the public, promoting the profession of optometry, and enhancing the welfare and education of optometry students. is a free, multi-disciplinary, interactive health careers website designed to explain the array of health professions and provide easy access to students seeking information about health careers. This website is a joint initiative involving national foundations, professional associations, health career advisors, educational institutions, and college students.

To serve the public and the profession of optometry by developing, administering, scoring, and reporting results of valid examinations that assess competence.

Welcome to, your first stop along the way toward a rewarding career in Optometry. Below you will find an extensive directory of optometry schools and programs in the U.S. You can find leads to help pay for your optometry education with our Optometry Scholarship Links.

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Our mission at ScholarWare is to provide the pre-professional student with the MOST ACCURATE and CURRENT test simulation experience possible for special national tests.

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