UPIKE-KYCO associate dean published in international journal

Donald J. Egan, O.D., FAAO, in collaboration with colleagues at the Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry, recently... Read more

KYCO faculty presents at national meeting

Roya Attar, O.D., assistant clinical professor and director of professional relations for the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College o... Read more

Optometry students volunteer at health fair

Students from the inaugural class of the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) served as volunteers as the Mounta... Read more

KYCO collaborates with Cassini

In another first for the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), the program has announced a collaboration agreeme... Read more


The Kentucky College of Optometry is the fourth college under the University of Pikeville banner and reflects the institution’s mission of service and strategic initiatives. The American Council for Optometric Education has granted the Kentucky College of Optometry the pre-accreditation classification of “Preliminary Approval.” The University of Pikeville is the 22nd school in the country to have a college of optometry. Construction is under way on a new educational facility to house the Kentucky College of Optometry. Sixty students will be admitted per class for a total of 240. The university expects to provide for the underserved in Central Appalachia and other rural areas of the country. 

 
 

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