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Academic progress (SAP), attendance, and leave of absence

These policies can be found starting on page 48 of the Student Handbook

Acceptable Use Policy: Public Access Facilities and E-Mail


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

Professional Licensure Disclosure

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 58 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 88 of the Student Handbook.

Graduation/attrition rates (OD Program)

Time to Graduation (PhD Program)

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 41 of the Student Handbook.

Licensure Exam 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 as follows:
Part I
Part II
Part III
All Parts

Placement and Employment

Percentage of graduates planning to enter a residency program

What SUNY graduates are earning

Refund and return of Title IV funds

Security reports

Study abroad

This policy can be found on page 62 of the Student Handbook.

Student Handbook

Transfer of credit

Please see page 58 of the Student Handbook.

Tuition and fees

Withdrawing as a student

This information is published on page 57 of the Student Handbook