The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 1608

University Overview

It was established in 1960 as a non-profit public higher-education institution in the urban environment of the tiny city of St. Augustine, and it is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the Caribbean region (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). The University of the West Indies St. Augustine ranking (UWI) is a coeducational Trinidadian and Tobagonian higher education institution that has been officially recognized by the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago. It has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students and is one of the largest universities in the Caribbean. It is possible to obtain officially recognized higher education degrees from the University of the West Indies St Augustine ranking (UWI), including pre-bachelor degrees (such as certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degree, and doctorate degree programs in a variety of fields of study. For further information, please see the degree levels and fields of study matrix provided below by Topuniversitieslist. In this higher-education institution with a history of 60 years in Trinidad and Tobago, students are admitted on the basis of their previous academic performance and grades. International candidates are able to submit an application for admission. University of the West Indies also provides a variety of academic and non-academic facilities and services to its students. These include a library, residence halls, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative and support services.

The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Ranking

University Identity

Name The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
Acronym UWI
Founded 1960
Motto Oriens Ex Occidente Lux A Light Rising from the West
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address St Augustine Campus St. Augustine Trinidad and Tobago
Tel +1 (868) 662 2002
Fax +1 (868) 663 9684

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Student Affairs (Admissions), St Augustine Campus St. Augustine (868) 662 2002 Ext. 4168

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

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