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SUNY College of Optometry

New York, NY, USA

From its campus overlooking NYC’s Bryant Park and the New York Public Library, the SUNY College of Optometry is a graduate school of optical studies in midtown Manhattan. SUNY College of Optometry offers a 4-year Doctor of Optometry program as well as a master’s degree and PhD in Vision Science. Additionally, the college curriculum features clinical studies on site at the University Eye Center and a residency in vision therapy—the first such year-long program in the United States. Throughout the year, SUNY College of Optometry hosts traditional social events including a Halloween Party and the Annual Eye Ball.


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4 Year
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