The graduate programs at the University of the Virgin Islands were developed to meet specific needs in the Territory and beyond. While each of the programs has its own mission, the overall aim of all the areas of graduate study is to provide a high-quality education for students to meet their professional and technical training needs. In some of the programs, research training includes activities directed toward the acquisition of new knowledge.
Candidates for master programs must:
International Graduate Applicants
Graduate applicants that did not attend an U.S. academic institution are required to submit an academic course by course evaluation to view the evaluating services, click here. Once an evaluation is received request to have the official review mailed to the University of the Virgin Islands.
Applicants whose native language is not English must submit the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test results to our school code 0879. Check out TOEFL information online at www.ets.org.
Applicants must demonstrate the ability to pay for at least the first year of study. The I-20 Immigration Form will not be issued until the applicant has been accepted by the Admissions Office and has submitted a Certification of Finances form indicating how fees will be paid while attending the University of the Virgin Islands. Regulations of the U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service governing non-immigrant "F-1" students require that all persons in this category pursue a full-time course of study. This means that undergraduates must register for a minimum of 12 credits per semester and graduate students a minimum of 9 credits per semester.
All supporting documents, including the Certificate of Finance form, letters from financial institutions, letters to verify room, board and living arrangements, etc. must be submitted by the enrollment deposit deadline. To access the Certificate of Finance form, click here International Students Manual.
More information is available in the UVI Graduate Bulletin.