[year] Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$9,850

Net Price

98%

Admitted

42%

Enrolled

32%

Graduation Rate

10/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

University of the Virgin Islands

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 1,624. In 2021, there were 25 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #1 in Virgin Islands and ranks #681 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

25

Total Enrollment

1,624

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Ranking for University of the Virgin Islands

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#1

Virgin Islands Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1 schools that offer psychology degrees in Virgin Islands, University of the Virgin Islands ranks #1.

#681

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., University of the Virgin Islands ranks #681.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, University of the Virgin Islands offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers General Psychology.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
General Psychology154
Social Work6
Total Graduates214
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 567 students applied to the University of the Virgin Islands. The university admitted 98% and 42% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Virgin Islands universities is 567. On average, all Virgin Islands institutions admit 98% and 42% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of University of the Virgin Islands students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 63%. Compared to all Virgin Islands four or more years colleges, the percentage is 63%.

The overall graduation rate for University of the Virgin Islands is 32%, compared to 32% for all Virgin Islands universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare UVI to Virgin Islands Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of University of the Virgin Islands to the average of all Virgin Islands four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

UVI

567

Applicants

98%

Percent Admitted

42%

Percent Enrolled

63%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

32%

Graduation Rate

VI Colleges

567

Applicants

98%

Percent Admitted

42%

Percent Enrolled

63%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

32%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 184 or 57% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 139 or 43% part-time faculty members employed at University of the Virgin Islands. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 114 or 35%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

UVI

10 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

57%

Percent Full-Time

43%

Percent Part-Time

35%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

VI Colleges

10 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

57%

Percent Full-Time

43%

Percent Part-Time

35%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at University of the Virgin Islands the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $4,631, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,750.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $6,948 and the average cost for graduate fees is $508.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend University of the Virgin Islands in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for University of the Virgin Islands2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$9,900
On-Campus Living Expenses$3,030
Total Living Expenses$12,930
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$4,631
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,750
Total Undergraduate Expenses$19,311
In-State, Graduate Tuition$6,948
In-State, Graduate Fees$508
Total Graduate Expenses$7,456
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend University of the Virgin Islands is $9,850. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend University of the Virgin Islands presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$8,982$7,506
$30,001 – $48,000$9,864$10,270
$48,001 – $75,000$11,460$11,735
$75,001 – $110,000$12,435$12,602
$110,001 and more$13,035$14,808
US Department of Education

Compare University of the Virgin Islands to all Virgin Islands universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

UVI

$19,311

Cost to Attend

$5,975

Average Financial Aid

91%

Percent Receiving Aid

$9,850

Net Price

VI Colleges

$19,311

Cost to Attend

$5,975

Average Financial Aid

91%

Percent Receiving Aid

$9,850

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 236 or 91%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 1,081 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $5,975.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid1,081$5,975
Pell Grants779$5,475
Federal Student Loans597$2,039
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the University of the Virgin Islands to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

UVI

1,081

Grant or Scholarship Aid

44%

Grants or Scholarships

779

Number of Pell Grants

32%

Pell Grants

597

Federal Student Loans

24%

Federal Student Loans

VI Colleges

1,081

Grant or Scholarship Aid

44%

Grants or Scholarships

779

Number of Pell Grants

32%

Pell Grants

597

Federal Student Loans

24%

Federal Student Loans

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