1,898
Students
Financial aid thermometer
4,450
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
98
98%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

University of the Virgin Islands is a Comprehensive institution located in St. Thomas, VI, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2 John Brewers Bay
St. Thomas, VI  00802
United States

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

899
Applied
885
Accepted
1,898
Enrolled
98%
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Female Admissions

563
Females Applied
557
Females Accepted
99%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

336
Males Applied
328
Males Accepted
98%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.18
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Recommended Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen April 30th October 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 30th Not reported

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,631
In-state
13,892
Out-of-state
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Fees

604
Full-time student fees
9,900
Room & board
4,120
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

4,450
Avg. Financial Aid Package
4,600
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,240
Avg. Loan Aid
8,500
Avg. Grant Aid
3,440
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
94% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
1%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,898
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.36%
Black or African American 71.19%
White or Caucasian 4.93%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.28%
Asian 0.68%
Two or more races 0.68%
Other 6.69%

Gender

Male (34.19%)
Female (65.81%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Welcome Kontiki Boat Ride, Afternoon on the Green and Miss University of the Virgin Islands

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Golden Key Honor Society, Student Nurses Association, National Student Exchange Club and St. Kitts and Nevis

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Soccer No No No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No

Faculty

216
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 98
Part-time - 118
Male - 101
Female - 115