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The Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science has an excellent track record for residency placements.  As the table below indicates, a comparison of successful placements versus the total number of applicants has been impressive.

What is a Residency?

One-year post-graduate mentored residency programs provide advanced clinical education in specialty areas of optometry at an institutional or hospital-based setting. These programs prepare optometrists for lifelong leadership and scholarship in patient care and education.

Residency Placement Success Rate

Graduating ClassTotal GraduatesApplicationsResidency PlacementsSuccess Rate% In Residencies

Residency Locations

Our 2024 graduates have been placed in the following residency programs.

Placement Locations

Eye Care Institute, WesternU Health
Jesse Brown Chicago VAMC
Jonathan M Wainwright VA Medical Center
Omni Eye Services, NY/NJ
San Francisco VA Medical Center
SUNY, State College of Optometry
University of California, Berkeley
University Eye Center at Ketchum Health
University of Houston
VA Boston Healthcare System
VA Central California Health Care System
VA Long Beach Healthcare System
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
VA San Diego Health Care System
VA Sierra Nevada Healthcare System, Reno
Vision Northwest