University of Health Sciences Antigua

country rank  2
world rank  8128

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University Overview

Founded in 1982, University of Health Sciences Antigua is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the village of Dow Hill (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Antigua. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Gender, Sports and Youth Affairs, Antigua and Barbuda, University of Health Sciences Antigua (UHSA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Health Sciences Antigua (UHSA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 36 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Antiguan and Barbudan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UHSA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Acronym UHSA
Founded 1982
Motto Medical School to the World
Colours Maroon

University Location

Address Dowhill Campus
Dow Hill (population range: under 2,500)
Antigua and Barbuda
T +1 (268) 460 1391
F +1 (268) 460 1477

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 416 Ponce De Leon Suite 1401
San Juan
+1 (787) 753 0253
866 719 0302

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 250-499
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Gender, Sports and Youth Affairs, Antigua and Barbuda

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018