The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus

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world rank  7228

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University Overview

Established in 1963, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Bridgetown (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Mona, St. Augustine. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Barbados, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus (UWI) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus (UWI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UWI
Founded 1963
Motto Oriens Ex Occidente Lux
A Light Rising from the West

University Location

Address PO Box 64
Bridgetown (population range: 10,000-49,999)
BB11000
Barbados
T +1 (246) 417 4000
F +1 (246) 425 1327
Other locations Mona, St. Augustine

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Student Affairs
St Michael BB11000
+1

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Barbados


Year of first Accreditation

1963

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Social Media

Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019