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The Chicago College of Optometry is currently accepting applications for its third class, which comprises 60 seats and will begin full-time studies in August 2019. The Chicago College of Optometry is one of two colleges of optometry in Illinois. The small class size and the faculty’s open door policy ensure that faculty are accessible and available to provide high quality educational experiences for students. All lectures, workshops, and laboratories are led by the full-time faculty of the College.

Program News

Midwestern University Presents Littlejohn Awards   IL

Midwestern University bestowed its highest honor – the Littlejohn Award – upon three deserving individuals representing members of the University faculty, staff, and alumni associated with the Downers Grove Campus.   More ››

Summer Campus Tours Offered on Illinois Campus  IL

The Office of Admissions will be conducting tours of the beautiful Downers Grove Campus during the summer months.  More ››

White Coat Ceremony Marks Start of Professional Health Education for Midwestern Students  AZ IL

In an annual rite of passage, nearly 1,700 first-year students from Midwestern University received their clinical white coats and took an oath affirming their commitment to the highest standards of compassion and patient care.  More ››

Midwestern University Partners with DG Library for Health Series  IL

Midwestern University and the Downers Grove Public Library will present a series of wellness topics designed to help you lead a healthier life.  More ››

Midwestern University Presents Littlejohn Awards   IL

Midwestern University bestowed its highest honor – the Littlejohn Award – upon three deserving individuals representing members of the University faculty, staff, and alumni associated with the Downers Grove Campus.   More ››

Summer Campus Tours Offered on Illinois Campus  IL

The Office of Admissions will be conducting tours of the beautiful Downers Grove Campus during the summer months.  More ››

Midwestern University Announces New Optometry College, Dean for Downers Grove Campus  IL

As the U.S. population ages, the demand for professional vision care is also on the rise. To address this need, Midwestern University is pleased to announce the establishment of the Optometry Program on the University’s Downers Grove Campus.   More ››