Northern Caribbean University

country rank  2
world rank  7827

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University Overview

Founded in 1907, Northern Caribbean University is a private higher education institution located in the medium-sized town of Mandeville (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Manchester. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Jamaica, Northern Caribbean University (NCU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Adventist religion. Northern Caribbean University (NCU) 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. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 113 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym NCU
Founded 1907
Motto Ubi Semper Discimus
Where learning never ends
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address Manchester Road
Mandeville (population range: 10,000-49,999)
T +1 (876) 962 2204
F +1 (876) 962 0075

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Office of Admissions, Manchester Road
+1 (876) 523 2095

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation Christian-Adventist Christian-Adventist Seventh Day Adventist -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Northern Caribbean University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Jamaica

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • University Council of Jamaica UCJ
  • Adventist Accrediting Association

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Joint Committee for Tertiary Education (JCTE)
  • Association of Caribbean Tertiary Institutions (ACTI)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020