Illinois College of Optometry scored a passing rate of 96.6% on the Applied Basic Science examination of the National Board of Examiners in Optometry. The national passing rate for all takers was only 79%. The faculty, administration, staff and your fellow students are very proud of this outstanding accomplishment!
The Illinois College of Optometry has a long and distinguished legacy
as the oldest continually operating educational facility in the world
dedicated solely to the teaching of optometrists. Since its founding in
1872 by Dr. Henry Olin, ICO has remained at the forefront of optometry
through the dedicated efforts of faculty, students and alumni. For more than 135 years, the Illinois College of Optometry has been
dedicated to providing an unsurpassed educational experience to
optometry students who share our passion for excellence.
For more facts about ICO click here. For admissions information click here.
As a faculty member of this great institution, I am very proud of all of my students at ICO. Our students continue to score very high on NBEO examinations, 20%+ go on to residencies and all are successful in their chosen field of optometry.
Great accomplishments. Great students. Great institution. The Illinois College of Optometry. DM