Historically American. Uniquely Caribbean. Globally Interactive.

As a premier American university in the Caribbean, the University of the Virgin Islands welcomes students from the U. S. Virgin Islands, the U. S. mainland, and all around the world. Throughout our history, we’ve helped our students create better futures for themselves and their communities – and we want to help you do the same.

At UVI, you’ll be energized by meaningful, challenging coursework and inspired by the area’s rich culture.  Our academic programs are rich with intellectual development and hands-on learning. Think about the fascinating sights and unique experiences you could have here among our diverse community of students.  It’s an educational experience like no other.

UVI prepares you for a future where you can make a difference anywhere around the globe. Because class sizes are small, you’ll not only receive personal attention from our accomplished professors, you’ll be challenged to think, grow, and expand your horizons.

Whether you’re from the Caribbean or the U. S. mainland, UVI is more affordable than you might think. Because we’re a publicly funded university, we work to keep our tuition low. We also offer scholarships, loans, employment programs, and tuition payment plans to help you join our vibrant community.  Apply for admission to UVI.  

UVI is accepting applications.  Apply Online.

Interested persons should contact the UVI Admissions Office for additional information:

Admissions Office operating hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Monday through Friday.

Click for a comprehensive list of all of UVI's academic programs.


* New students without scholarships or financial aid must pay tuition & fees in full or agree to participate in a payment plan.

UVI's School Codes:
  • SAT = 0879
  • ACT = 5288
  • GRE = 0879
  • GMAT  = 0879
  • FAFSA for St. Thomas = 003946
  • FAFSA for St. Croix = 006989

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