Optometry Doctor of Optometry

About us

The BuckEYE Advantage

The Ohio State University College of Optometry is a leader in optometric education in the United States and offers the only optometry program in Ohio. We have focused on optometric education and vision research for more than 100 years and our program prepares smart, motivated students for a fulfilling career.

At The Ohio State University College of Optometry, you will be among the best and brightest students learning from the best and brightest faculty. You will:

  • Begin patient care in the first year, directly examine 2,000+ patients by the time you graduate; and see additional patients through school screenings, case reviews, grand rounds, and Eyewear Gallery appointments;
  • Deliver eyecare in all primary and sub-specialty areas in our college's full range of clinical services including:  Primary Vision Care, Binocular Vision and Pediatrics, Advanced Ocular Care, Contact Lenses (Adult and Pediatric), Low Vision Rehabilitation, Eyewear Gallery, and Vision Therapy;
  • Be well prepared to pass your national board exams on your first attempt; and 
  • Learn how to run a successful optometric practice with the most comprehensive series of business management courses, ranging from personal finance to the development of a complete business plan.

For more information contact Optometry admissions.