University of the Virgin Islands

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University Overview

Founded in 1962, University of the Virgin Islands is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the small city of Charlotte Amalie (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational Virgin Islander higher education institution. University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 58 years old Virgin Islander higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Virgin Islander higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UVI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, 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 UVI
Founded 1962
Motto Historically American. Uniquely Caribbean. Globally Interactive.
Colours Reflex blue and white

University Location

Address 2 John Brewers Bay
Charlotte Amalie
00802-9990
Virgin Islands - US
Tel +1 (340) 776 9200
Fax +1 (340) 693 1005

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 90-100%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Land Grant Institution Yes
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of the Virgin Islands's Library
University of the Virgin Islands's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 84,776 physical volumes, 896 physical media and 21 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of the Virgin Islands's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
University of the Virgin Islands provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 365 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021