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University of the Virgin Islands

  • Saint Thomas, VI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 69%31%
    student ratio
  • 2,143
    total students
  • $4,190 | $12,570
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 30
    fall application deadline
  • 96%
    acceptance rate
  • Non-competitive
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 394
    sat math
  • 419
    sat reading
  • 421
    sat writing
  • 16
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Early Childhood Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Mining and Petroleum Technologies Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Applied Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Police Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hotel/Motel Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems and Services Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

96% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied598
    • Accepted577
    • Acceptance Rate96%
    • Enrolled2,143
    • Female Applicants389
    • Females Accepted382
    • Female Acceptance Rate98%
    • Male Applicants209
    • Males Accepted195
    • Male Acceptance Rate93%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.85
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen April 30th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer April 30th June 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 419 360 470
    • SAT Math 394 340 440
    • SAT Writing 421 370 470
    • ACT Composite 16 14 20
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$4,190
    • Out-of-state tuition *$12,570
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$604.00
    • Room and board *$9,900.00
    • Room only *$4,120.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,143
    • Male Student Percentage31%
    • Female Student Percentage69%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino6.25%
    • Black or African American72.28%
    • White or Caucasian4.9%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native%
    • Asian.33%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races%
    • Unknown6.02%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout5.45% representing 16 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students3% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 15%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Not Reported
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations The Squad, Predators, Golden Key Honor Society, National Student Exchange Club, St. Kitts and Nevis
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Badmington Yes No No
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Cheerleading No No No
    • Cross-country running No Division X No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Gymnastics Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Sailing Yes No No
    • Soccer No Division X No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track Yes Division X No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Badmington Yes No No
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Cheerleading No Division X No
    • Cross-country running No Division X No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Gymnastics Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Sailing Yes No No
    • Soccer No No No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track Yes Division X No
    • Volleyball Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty242
    • Full-time Percentage44%
    • Part-time Percentage56%
    • Female Percentage69%
    • Male Percentage31%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio12:1 or 1,746 students to 151 faculty

Location & Contact

University of the Virgin Islands

2 John Brewers Bay
St. Thomas, VI 00802-9990

Dr.Xuri Allen

Director of Admissions/Recruitment

Phone: 340-693-1224
Fax: 340-693-1167
Email: xallen@uvi.edu



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