Southern College of Optometry is one of only 23 colleges of optometry in the nation and is considered one of the nation's leading optometry schools. Each year, the college admits nearly 140 of the top-qualified optometry students to its post-graduate, professional program. SCO's 7,200 graduates practice optometry in all 50 states and several foreign countries.
More than 130 optometrists graduate each year from SCO as they prepare to become eye doctors across the nation.
SCO's interns assist faculty members in providing care each year at Project Homeless Connect.
SCO's campus draws more than 500 students from across the country to Memphis for their optometric education.
Located in the heart of the Medical District, SCO is a proud anchor institution of the Memphis Medical District Collaborative.