Students pay tuition on a per credit basis. Cost of tuition for Academic Year (AY) 2011-2012 is $330 per graduate credit for VI residents, and $660 per graduate credit for non-residents. For example, if a student enrolls in 20 credits in year 1 (2 semesters @10 credits) s/he will pay $6,660 (resident) or $13,200 (non-resident) in tuition.
For a detailed description of residency requirements please refer to p. 4 (19 of 56 when viewing online) of the UVI Graduate Bulletin.
Fees (per semester)
|Student activity fee:
|Health services fee:
|Individual courses may have additional laboratory fees of $50-100.
||$300.00-600.00 per year
|Laptop computer (estimate):
Potential students can apply for federal financial aid at the U.S. Department of Education FREE Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Web Site.
Choose “Charlotte Amalie” as the city when searching for UVI's school code. Other UVI FAFSA information are available. If you have additional questions about loans, please contact UVI's Financial Aid office for more information at tel. (340) 693-1090.
Up to three MMES Teaching Assistantship are available every year on a competitive basis. TAs gain valuable teaching experience while leading two undergraduate laboratory sections or completing other duties as assigned, under the direction of a primary faculty member. TAship appointments are made for the nine month academic year and provide a stipend of $11,200 per academic year. Note that TAships do not include tuition remission at this time. Applicants interested in applying for a TAship should electronically submit a TA application form (PDF) at the same time that they apply for acceptance into the MMES program.
A limited number of Research Assistantships is available on a competitive basis for incoming MMES students. Since each assistantship varies in the qualifications needed in an applicant and in the scope of duties, a description of each opportunity will be posted separately on this website at it becomes available.