University Description

UVI is a public liberal arts-based Masters II university, a Historically Black College and University, and a Land-Grant institution. Today, UVI has a combined enrollment of approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students on its two campuses. It continues to offer a high-quality, affordable liberal arts education and professional programs in a culturally diverse environment. The University's objective is to be recognized as the leading American institution of higher learning in the Caribbean.. Read More

University History

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) was chartered on March 16, 1962, as the College of the Virgin Islands — a publicly funded, coeducational, liberal arts institution — by Act No. 852 of the Fourth Legislature of the U.S. Virgin Islands. According to that law, UVI's cornerstone objective is to provide for "...the stimulation and utilization of the intellectual resources of the people of the Virgin Islands and the development of a center of higher learning whereby and wherefrom the benefits of culture and education may be extended throughout the Virgin Islands."
Graduation Rate: 21% Acceptance Rate: 98% Student Faculty Ratio: 8:1 School Setting: urban Notable Alumni: Im Sanghun

Academic Programs

  • Accounting (BA)
  • Accounting (Concentration BA BBA MA)
  • Agricultural Business Certificate (Certificate AAS)
  • Applied Computer Science Technology (AAS)
  • Applied Mathematics (BS)
  • B
  • Biology (BA BS)
  • Business Administration (BA MBA EMBA)
  • Business Administration: Online (MBA)
  • Chemistry (BA BS)
  • Communication (Minor BA)
  • Computer Science (AS BS)
  • Criminal Justice Program (AAS BA BS)
  • Criminal Justice: Online (AA BA)
  • Education Specialist Degree in School Psychology (ES)
  • Elementary Education (BA)
  • English Program (Minor BA)
  • Hospitality & Tourism Management Program (BBA)
  • Humanities (BA)
  • Inclusive Early Childhood Education Program (Certificate AA BA)
  • Information Systems and Technology (BBA)
  • Management (BA)
  • Management (Concentration BBA)
  • Marine Biology (BA BS)
  • Marketing (Concentration BBA)
  • Mathematics (Minor BA BS)
  • Music Education (BA)
  • Nursing Program (BSN)
  • Physics (AS BS)
  • Psychology (Certificate Minor BA BS MA)
  • Social Sciences (BA)
  • Social Work (BA)
  • Speech Communication & Theatre (BA)
  • Accounting (Concentration BA BBA MA)
  • Business Administration (BA MBA EMBA)
  • Business Administration: Online (MBA)
  • Educational Leadership (MA)
  • Leadership: Online (MA)
  • Marine and Environmental Science (MS)
  • Mathematics for Secondary Teachers Program (MA)
  • Psychology (Certificate Minor BA BS MA)
  • Public Administration (Certificate MPA)
  • School Counseling (MA)
  • Creative Leadership for Innovation and Change
  • Agricultural Business Certificate (Certificate AAS)
  • Agrotourism (Certificate)
  • Applied Computer Science Technology (Certificate)
  • Aquaculture (Certificate)
  • Biomedical Laboratory Science (Certificate)
  • Broadcast Communication (Certificate)
  • Construction Management (Certificate)
  • Creative Educational Leadership for Change (Certificate)
  • Data Science (Certificate Minor)
  • Entrepreneurship (Certificate Minor)
  • Forestry and Nursery Management (Certificate)
  • General Agriculture (Certificate)
  • Horticulture (Certificate)
  • Inclusive Early Childhood Education Program (Certificate AA BA)
  • Literacy Education (Certificate)
  • Music Industry (Certificate)
  • Professional Spanish (Certificate)
  • Psychology (Certificate Minor BA BS MA)
  • Public Administration (Certificate MPA)
  • Secondary Teaching (Certificate)
  • Special Education (Certificate)
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (Certificate)
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Sports Offered

  • Basketball (M)
  • Basketball (W)

Greek Life

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority