University of Technology, Jamaica

country rank  1
world rank  5656

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University Overview

Established in 1958, University of Technology, Jamaica is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Kingston (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Saint Andrew. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Jamaica, University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 61 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UTech
Founded 1958
Motto Magna per atem gesta
Excellence Through Knowledge
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address 237 Old Hope Road
Kingston (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
Saint Andrew
T +1 (876) 927 1680
F +1 (876) 977 4388

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported

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 237 Old Hope Road
+1 (876) 927 1680 8
888 991 5130

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Jamaica

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Commonwealth Association of Architects
  • Hotel and Catering International Management Association

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure

Not available; please submit a list of official first level academic divisions such as faculties, departments etc.

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Video Presentation

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019