The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

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world rank  2152

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University Overview

Established in 1960, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of St. Augustine (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine (UWI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Trinidadian and Tobagonian 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), 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 60 years old Trinidadian and Tobagonian higher-education 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, sports facilities, 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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University Identity

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

University Location

Address St Augustine Campus
St. Augustine

Trinidad and Tobago
Tel +1 (868) 662 2002
Fax +1 (868) 663 9684

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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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 Student Affairs (Admissions), St Augustine Campus
St. Augustine
(868) 662 2002 Ext. 4168

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021