International Admissions

Your Journey. Our Mission.

One of the leading comprehensive universities in Texas, the University of the Incarnate Word strives to educate men and women to become concerned and enlightened citizens within a global community.

Our personal approach to education and hands-on learning experience prepares students for success in their future career. Take the first step toward your future at UIW.

Amy DeStefano Profile

Amy DeStefano

Director - International Admissions and Recruitment

Amy has been at UIW for over 14 years working in the International Admission Office. She has a background in International Relations and German via her bachelor's degrees and studying abroad. Amy has visited over 14 countries and has helped hundreds of students from over 80 countries with their journey to the United States. As a native Texan, Amy enjoys being able to experience the world while living close to family and friends. Her favorite aspects of UIW are diversity, personalization and service. Schedule a virtual appointment with Amy to check on your application status, scholarship eligibility and next steps for admitted students.

adestefa@uiwtx.edu | Tel. +1 210 805 5707 | WhatsApp +1 210 427 7403


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Isaac Sanchez

International Recruiter – LATAM

Isaac joined the International Admissions team after completing a master's degree in Business Administration from UIW. As an undergraduate, Isaac was a devoted student-athlete. He earned several accolades during his soccer career, including a four-time All-Conference selection, CAL-PAC