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University of the Virgin Islands

St. Thomas, VI 4-Year Public

About University of the Virgin Islands

University of the Virgin Islands is a public school located in the small town setting of St. Thomas, VI

Founded in 1962, the institution currently enrolls around 1,838 students a year, including 1,587 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About University of the Virgin Islands

Acceptance rate: 100%

Average GPA: 2.95

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: April 30

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: October 1

University of the Virgin Islands Acceptance Rate

University of the Virgin Islands is a noncompetitive school to get accepted to. Around 100 percent of all applicants to University of the Virgin Islands are accepted each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 2.95 /4.0.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is University of the Virgin Islands a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at University of the Virgin Islands, around 63 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 308 students who started at University of the Virgin Islands as first-time freshman, 23 graduate within four years.

University of the Virgin Islands's six-year graduation for undergrads is 29 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $8,500 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does University of the Virgin Islands sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is University of the Virgin Islands a good school for YOU?

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April 1 is the final deadline to submit an application for next Fall. All applicants will be notified by October 1.

Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics and majors and more. You can also see what others are saying about University of the Virgin Islands in the College Confidential forums and get personalized recommendations for more schools that might be a good fit for you.

College Info

2 John Brewers Bay St. Thomas, VI 00802

Campus Setting: Small Town

University of the Virgin Islands Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Apr 30

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of the Virgin Islands is Apr 30.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of the Virgin Islands is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of the Virgin Islands ACT Scores

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University of the Virgin Islands Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$16,885

In State

$26,146

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,631
$13,892
Fees
$604
$604
Housing
$9,900
$9,900
Books
$1,750
$1,750

Student Life

Wondering what life at University of the Virgin Islands is like? There are approximately 2,088 students enrolled at University of the Virgin Islands, including 1,850 undergraduate students and 238 graduate students. 68% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from VI and 5% percent of students are from other states.

68%

Full Time

32%

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,088

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

98%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,235

Out-of-State

$14,496

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Apr 30
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