University of the Virgin Islands

Charlotte Amalie, VI

University of the Virgin Islands

Charlotte Amalie, VI

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Tuition & Fees

$5,235

$14,496

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 899
Declined 15
Total Received 914
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Public

1,850

undergraduate students

238

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The University of the Virgin Islands, founded in 1962, is a public institution. Its 175-acre campus is located three miles west of downtown Charlotte Amalie on the island of St. Thomas.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,088
Established in 1962
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

175-acre St. Thomas campus three miles west of Charlotte Amalie (population: 10,354); 130-acre St. Croix campus in Golden Grove, 80 miles from Puerto Rico. Served by air.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Cyril E. King International

University of the Virgin Islands
2 John Brewers Bay
Charlotte Amalie, VI
00802-9990

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Golden Key Honor Society
  • Student Nurses Association
  • National Student Exchange Club
  • St. Kitts and Nevis

Top Events

  • Welcome Kontiki Boat Ride
  • Afternoon on the Green
  • Miss University of the Virgin Islands
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
64%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $25
Application deadline April 30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.89

Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 899
Declined 15
Total Received 914

Admissions Factors

Important

academic GPA

Considered

rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

86%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,695

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,631
Room & board $9,900
Additional fees $604
Books & supplies $1,750
Other fees $2,040
Total $18,925
Average Financial Aid - $5,695
Total with Avg. Aid $13,230

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Applied Mathematics, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mining and Petroleum Technologies/Technicians, Other
Music, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

2,088

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

1,850
students

Female
69%
1,268

Male
31%
582

11%

238
students

Female
79%
188

Male
21%
50

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

67%

1,251
students

Female
69%
855

Male
31%
396

33%

599
students

Female
69%
413

Male
31%
186

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 66%
Student 4 year graduation rate 11%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 7%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
71%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
4%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

83

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 30

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

60%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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