The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus

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University Overview

Established in 1963, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Bridgetown (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Mona, St. Augustine. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training of Barbados, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus (UWI) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational Barbadian higher education institution. The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus (UWI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. UWI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UWI
Founded 1963
Motto Oriens Ex Occidente Lux
A Light Rising from the West

University Location

Address PO Box 64
Bridgetown
BB11000
Barbados
Tel +1 (246) 417 4000
Fax +1 (246) 425 1327
Other locations Mona, St. Augustine

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Student Affairs
St Michael BB11000


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training of Barbados


Year of first Accreditation

1963


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021