University of the Virgin Islands

Charlotte Amalie, VI, USA
3.41 Average Rating

The University of the Virgin Islands is a public, historically black institution established on the scenic islands of St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John. The college offers over 45 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in variety of areas of study, many of which include courses that can be completed entirely online within an 8-week period. Academics at UVI feature state-of-the-art interactive resources, with classes on both main campuses utilizing smart equipment, video conferencing, a digital library, and a number of innovation centers. Students have the opportunity to take part in undergraduate research both abroad and in the university’s laboratories, which includes faculty mentoring and the chance to present their findings at the university’s annual symposium.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
98%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision April 30, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
97%
Out-Of-State Students
5%
11%
Submitting ACT
51%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 16
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 913
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,170
Total Number of Undergrads
1,898
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
83%
20-39 Students
15%
40-99 Students
1%
0
100
9%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
24%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$11,968
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$5,235
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$14,496
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$9,900
Books and Supplies
$1750

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
53%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,435
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
53%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,111
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$3,357

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
31%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$4,287
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$7,366
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$146
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
34%
66%
Student Organizations
50
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Buccaneer
School Colors
Blue/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$35,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.41 Average Rating
The University of the Virgin Islands is a public university that accepts any type of student.
Its has a great faculty and staff that is always there for you in times of need.
Student-Stx, VI
UVI is one of the finest schools in the collegiate system. I find it to offer the academics I need to further my education and global approach to current issues in our world today. I feel confident knowing the University President has the best interest of the student at heart.
Deborah from St. Thomas, VI

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