The Financial Aid office at the University of the Virgin Islands seeks to meet the educational cost of students, to the extent possible, depending on available funding. All students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance. The typical cost of attending UVI for a full-time student on campus for the 2013-2014 academic year include the following:

Undergraduate Dependent Student Budget for Residents
On Campus Off Campus With Parents
Tuition $ 4,190 $ 4,190 $ 4,190
Fees 604 604 604
Books & Supplies 1,750 1,750 1,750
Room 4,120 7,296 1,700
Board 5,780 4,078 4,078
Personal Expenses 2,040 2,040 2,040
Transportation 990 1,282 1,282
Total Budget $ 19,474 $ 21,240 $ 15,644
Non Resident Students
On Campus Off Campus
Tuition $ 12,570 $ 12,570
Fees 604 604
Books & Supplies 1,750 1,750
Room 4,120 7,296
Board 5,780 4,078
Personal Expenses 2,040 2,040
Transportation 2,580 2,870
Total Budget $ 29,444 $ 31,208

The cost factors presented in the chart include both direct and indirect costs, which are used to determine a student's financial aid need. Direct costs includes tuition, fees and room and board.