Student Consumer Information

The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, requires institutions to provide easy access to consumer information. Below are links to information resources for prospective and enrolled students.

Academic progress (SAP), attendance, and leave of absence
These policies can be found starting on page 37 of the Student Handbook

Acceptable Use Policy: Public Access Facilities and E-Mail

Accreditation
The Doctor of Optometry and residency programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE). The College holds regional accreditation from Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Articulation agreements
SUNY Optometry and 25 colleges and universities in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania offer an affiliation program to highly qualified students whereby students may complete a joint BS or BA degree and OD degree in just seven years instead of the usual eight.

Assessment Plan

Career Development Center

Cost of attendance
As an institution that offers no undergraduate courses or degrees, we are not required by federal regulations to provide a net tuition calculator. We do, however, publish detailed data on cost of attendance and student indebtedness under Student Expenses and Financial Aid on the Factbook.

Copyright Guidelines and Resources

Course Catalog

Credit Hours
These policies can be found on page 40 of the Student Handbook.

Emergency Procedures

Financial aid programs

Facilities and accommodations available for the disabled

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Functional Requirements
Functional Requirements can be found starting on page 60 of the Student Handbook.

Graduation/attrition rates

Graduation and completion rates for the student body disaggregated by gender and ethnicity

Graduate Program Student Outcomes
Please see Graduate Program Student Outcomes on Factbook.

Immunization Policy
Please see page 19 of the Student Handbook.

Licensure pass rates
To be licensed to practice optometry in any of the 50 states, a student must pass the examinations administered by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry. SUNY Optometry passage rates are published under OD Program Learning Outcomes on Factbook.

Refund and return of Title IV funds

Security reports

Study abroad
This policy can be found on page 46 of the Student Handbook.

Student Handbook

Transfer of credit
Please see page 40 of the Student Handbook.

Tuition and fees

Withdrawing as a student
This information is published on page 43 of the Student Handbook