University of the Virgin Islands Rankings

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In the World#2845 of 14178
In North America#861 of 2629
In the United States#792 of 2528
In Virgin Islands#1 of 1
In Charlotte Amalie#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
98%
Average SAT
910
Average ACT
17
Aid receiving
86%
Undergraduates
1,850
Graduates
234
Male:Female Ratio
30:70
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
uvi.edu

University of the Virgin Islands Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate98%99%98%
Applicants914352562
Admissions899349550
Freshmen enrolled full time340124216
Freshmen enrolled part time421527

609 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

183 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
173 or 45%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 792
or below

75% of them
had 1027
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of the Virgin Islands are 792-1027 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
26 or 7%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 14
or below

75% of them
had 20
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of the Virgin Islands are 14-20 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American1426 (69%)
Hispanic218 (10%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown155 (7%)
Nonresident Alien122 (6%)
White116 (6%)
Two or more races26 (1%)
Asian14 (0.7%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,369
Students receiving aid
86%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$4,631$6,948
Tuition in-state$4,631$6,948
Tuition out-of-state$13,892$13,230
Fee in-district$604$508
Fee in-state$604$508
Fee out-of-state$604$508

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity365
Combined charge for room and board$10,280
Room charge$4,500
Meal charge$5,780

University of the Virgin Islands Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General4374
Accounting261
Criminal Justice & Police Science814
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse20
Biology & Biological Sciences, General18
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other12
Physics, General83
Psychology, General101
Early Childhood Education and Teaching18
Computer Science9
Speech Communication and Rhetoric9
Applied Mathematics, General9
Hospitality Administration & Management, General8
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other7
Elementary Education and Teaching6
Mathematics, General6
Educational Leadership and Administration, General6
Social Sciences, General5
Social Work5
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography5
Mining and Petroleum Technologies & Technicians, Other4
Management Information Systems, General3
English Language and Literature, General3
Chemistry, General3
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services3
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth3
Marketing & Marketing Management, General2
Music, General1
Grand Total28207316
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate31%27%34%
  • Full-time retention rate - 66%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
461
Citations
10,180

Publication count by topic

Biology
151
Geography
40
Medicine
34
Environmental science
32
Physics
30
Computer science
26
Psychology
21
Chemistry
19
Business
16
Geology
15
Mathematics
12
Engineering
7
Economics
7
History
6
Political science
5
Sociology
4
Materials science
3
Art
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography9921,980
Geology1863415
Environmental science18921,027
History198115
Biology22464,222
Physics2318619
Business2913202
Engineering3678129
Medicine3693465
Psychology4077170
Sociology421314
Mathematics423495
Computer science4693104
Economics47537
Political science47974
Chemistry4799131
Materials science512921

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199030
199151
199246
1993719
199438
1995621
1996317
1997630
1998661
1999663
2000576
2001466
2002560
200312104
20049108
200511125
200617176
200712192
20089269
200912303
201016351
201112402
201214516
201320598
201426614
201523665
201648778
201728884
201836899
2019351114
2020281112

General info

Alternative namesUVI
Founded1962
WikipediaUniversity of the Virgin Islands
MottoHistorically American. Uniquely Caribbean. Globally Interactive.
Colorsreflex blue, white
Academic CalendarAugust to June (August - December; January-June). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff511
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address2 John Brewers Bay
Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands, 00802-9990
United States
City population18,000
Phone3407769200
Fax+1 (340) 693 1005

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