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The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

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Established in 1960, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of St. Augustine (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine (UWI) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine (UWI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 57 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UWI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym UWI
Founded 1960
Motto Oriens Ex Occidente Lux
A Light Rising from the West
Colours Blue and white
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Location


Address St Augustine Campus
St. Augustine

Trinidad and Tobago
Population range 50,000-249,999
Phone +1 (868) 662 2002
Fax +1 (868) 663 9684
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Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Student Affairs (Admissions), St Augustine Campus
St. Augustine
Phone +1 (868) 662 2002 Ext. 4168

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation and Recognition

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Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago



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Affiliations and Memberships

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)


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