Statistics

  • Established in 1990
  • 2 Canadian Chapters, 11 US Chapters, 1 Puerto Rico Chapter

Total Canadian Students Studying Optometry

  • 360 students studying at UW
  • 184 students studying at U de M
  • 564 students studying in USA (2017)
  • 1108 students   TOTAL (2017) †

Average CDN-trained student debt in 2017

  • $82,670 CAD *

Average US-trained student debt in 2017

  • $242,000 CAD *

Top 8 CDN-attended US Schools in 2017

  1. NECO: 118
  2. ICO: 116
  3. PUCO: 83
  4. NOVA: 64
  5. SALUS: 33
  6. IAPUR: 24
  7. WUCO: 22
  8. MCPHS: 22

Data from American Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO)   *  CAOS Student Survey Report 2018