University of the Virgin Islands: Statistics

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#799 of 2,496 In the United States
#536 of 1,012 For Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation

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Acceptance rate
100%
Average SAT
917
Average ACT
16
Aid receiving
89%
Undergraduates
1,587
Graduates
251
Male:Female Ratio
29:71
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
uvi.edu

University of the Virgin Islands Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 100% 100% 100%
Applicants 640 230 410
Admissions 638 229 409
Freshmen enrolled full time 259 105 154
Freshmen enrolled part time 63 23 40

1,068 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

646 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
144 or 45%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 813
or below

75% of them
had 1020
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of the Virgin Islands are 813-1020 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
22 or 7%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 14
or below

75% of them
had 18
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of the Virgin Islands are 14-18 (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 American 1291 (70%)
Hispanic 210 (11%)
Nonresident Alien 111 (6%)
White 93 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 88 (5%)
Two or more races 24 (1%)
Asian 13 (0.7%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 4 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,211
Students receiving aid
89%

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 capacity 365
Combined charge for room and board $10,280
Room charge $4,500
Meal charge $5,780

University of the Virgin Islands Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 31 8
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 37
Criminal Justice & Police Science 7 19
Accounting 20 3
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 21
Psychology, General 16 4
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 4 12
Computer Science 4 11
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 2 9
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 11
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other 11
Mining and Petroleum Technologies & Technicians, Other 10
Physics, General 9 1
Chemistry, General 7
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other 7
Applied Mathematics, General 6
Elementary Education and Teaching 5
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 5
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 4
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 4
Social Work 4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 4
English Language and Literature, General 3
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 3
Mathematics, General 2
Music, General 2
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 1
Management Information Systems, General 1
Organizational Leadership 1
Grand Total 35 220 45 9
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 30% 28% 31%
  • Full-time retention rate - 63%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
426
Citations
10,455

Publication / Citation count by topic

Environmental Science
187 / 6,818
Biology
121 / 4,116
Ecology
101 / 4,991
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
78 / 1,798
Medicine
57 / 1,188
Geography and Cartography
52 / 1,872
Physics
47 / 861
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
44 / 1,463
Astrophysics and Astronomy
37 / 714
Demography
36 / 1,466
Business
35 / 204
Psychology
32 / 790
Animal Science
28 / 520
Oceanography
23 / 1,274
Computer Science
20 / 66
Zoology
18 / 549
Environmental Management
16 / 1,055
Chemistry
16 / 170
Agricultural Science
15 / 328
Mathematics
14 / 54
Engineering
13 / 255
Geology
13 / 410
Psychiatry
12 / 289
Sociology
10 / 122
Gerontology
9 / 169
Communications and Public Relations
9 / 22
Health Science
9 / 321
Public Health
9 / 60
Economics
9 / 42
Clinical Psychology
8 / 478
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
7 / 38
History
7 / 22
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
6 / 12
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
6 / 35
Math Teachers
6 / 16
Nursing
6 / 130
Occupational Safety and Health
6 / 125
Veterinary
6 / 172
Project Management
5 / 2
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
5 / 126

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 1
1992 5 6
1993 8 23
1994 3 10
1995 6 24
1996 4 19
1997 6 33
1998 6 66
1999 6 65
2000 5 77
2001 4 66
2002 6 61
2003 12 111
2004 10 108
2005 12 128
2006 18 188
2007 13 213
2008 9 313
2009 12 342
2010 16 400
2011 12 429
2012 14 554
2013 20 631
2014 32 665
2015 23 721
2016 50 842
2017 29 960
2018 37 1064
2019 39 1262
2020 38 1436
2021 56 1599

University of the Virgin Islands alumni

  1. Max Brooks

    Max Brooks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    voice actorcomedianwritertelevision actorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Maximillian Michael Brooks is an American actor and author. He is the son of comedy filmmaker Mel Brooks and actress Anne Bancroft. Much of Brooks's writing focuses on zombie stories. He is a senior fellow at the Modern War Institute at West Point, New York.

  2. Kenneth Mapp

    Kenneth Mapp
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kenneth Ezra Mapp is an American-born Crucian politician who served as the eighth elected Governor of the United States Virgin Islands, from 2015 to 2019. He is registered Republican, but ran as an independent.

  3. Albert Bryan Jr

    Albert Bryan Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Albert Bryan Jr. is an American Virgin Islander politician who is the ninth elected governor of the United States Virgin Islands, since 2019. He was commissioner of labor from 2007 to 2015.

  4. Andrew Fahie

    Andrew Fahie
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Andrew Alturo Fahie is a British Virgin Islands politician who has been the Premier of the British Virgin Islands since 26 February 2019. He is also the chairman of the Virgin Islands Party in the British Virgin Islands.

General info

Alternative names UVI
Founded 1962
Motto Historically American. Uniquely Caribbean. Globally Interactive.
Colors reflex blue, white
Academic Calendar August to June (August - December; January-June). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff 479
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 2 John Brewers Bay
Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands, 00802-9990
United States
City population 14,000
Phone 3407769200
Fax +1 (340) 693 1005

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