University of the Virgin Islands

University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) provides a vital and exciting environment for educating future leaders of the global 21st century community.
The UVI experience is uniquely multi-cultural, international, entrepreneurial and intellectually stimulating.

Majors and Academic Interest Programs

UVI offers 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs across its 7 colleges and schools.

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UVI by the Numbers


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Highly qualified, full-time and part-time faculty


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First-Year Admitted Student Profile

General Admission
2.0 – 3.29 GPA
Honors Program
3.30 GPA or above
UVI has articulation agreements with several reputed institutions including Columbia University, University of Florida, University of South Florida and University of South Carolina. Subject to meeting academic standards, students may be eligible to earn a dual degree from both UVI as well as the partner university.
UVI is a test optional university. SAT/ACT scores are not required for admissions. However, SAT/ACT scores may be used to determine the course placement and scholarships.  
If English is not the applicant’s native language or language of instruction, TOEFL is required for admission consideration.
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Tuition and Costs

The total cost to attend the University, including tuition, fees, room, meals, books, insurance and living expenses is approximately $38,000 per year.

Certain international students may be eligible for merit scholarships.

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