The Optometry Admission Test (OAT) must be taken by all applicants. The test is given by the Optometry Admission Testing Program, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; Telephone 800.232.2159; email www.opted.org.
The Optometry Admissions Test (OAT) is being offered as a computerized test at Prometric Testing Centers, www.2test.com, located in the United States as well as Canada. You will be allowed to take the exam an unlimited number of times, but must wait at least 90 days between testing dates. The OAT must be completed by March 1 of each admissions season.
What You Should Know?
- The best time to take the OAT for Rolling Admissions is before December 1st of any admissions cycle.
- There is a 90 day mandatory wait time should you need to retake the OAT so plan accordingly.
- SCCO will need your OAT scores before you would be considered for an interview invitation.