Following are some of the best accredited optometrist schools in the US:

The New England College of Optometry
- It is the premier college of optometry in the United States. The College serves as a leader in optometric instruction and research and continues to spread its influence throughout the world.
- The New England College of Optometry is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) of the American Optometric Association (a member of the Council of Post-Secondary Accreditation) and the New England Association of Schools & Colleges, Inc. (NEASC).

Southern College of Optometry (SCO)
- Southern College of Optometry ranks as one of the nation’s leading institutions of optometric education. SCO’s students consistently outscore the national average in board scores and graduation rates.
- The College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It is also accredited by the ACOE of the American Optometric Association to award the Doctor of Optometry degree.

Indiana University School of Optometry
- The School of Optometry is a member of the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) and is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education.
- Optometry students and graduates are eligible to take the annual examinations of the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.
- The Optician/Technician Program is accredited by the ACOE and also by the Commission on Opticianry Accreditation.

SUNY College of Optometry
- The College has gained an international reputation for excellence in innovative vision science research.
- The College also includes the University Eye Center, its clinical facility, the Schnurmacher Institute for Vision Research and the Center for Vision Care Policy.
- The SUNY College of Optometry is accredited by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York (State Education Department). It is regionally accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
- The UAB School of Optometry (UABSO) has a world-class reputation for educating optometrists and vision scientists.
- The professional and residency programs of the UAB School of Optometry have been accredited since May 1973 by the ACOE of the American Optometric Association, the official accrediting body for optometric institutions.

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