Data & Surveys


ASCO is the national clearinghouse for data regarding optometric education. ASCO collects data which is used to determine trends in optometric education as well as to implement objectives in the areas of advocacy, applicant development, diversity, faculty development, residency education and more.

Member School Data Entry and Editing


Faculty Directory Data Entry and Editing

Residency Directory Data Entry and Editing

Annual Student Survey

Annual Faculty Survey


Profile of Applicants

OptomCAS Applicant Data Reports


Profile of Entering Class

Annual Student Data Report

Data Trends

Enrollment by Gender, 2006-2016

Proportion of Female Students, 2006-2016

Race/Ethnicity of Students, Numbers, 2006-2016

Race/Ethnicity of Students, Percentages, 2006-2016

Race/Ethnicity of Graduates, Numbers, 2005-2015

Race/Ethnicity of Graduates, Percentages, 2005-2015

Reasons for Students Leaving the OD Program, 2005-2015

Average Direct Expenses, 2006-2016


Annual Faculty Data Report


Top Research Projects and Expenditures


Graduate and Other Programs