1962
Charlotte Amalie, USVI

School Details

Founded in 1962, the University of the Virgin Islands is a public, co-ed, land-grant HBCU (Historically Black College and University) in the United States Virgin Islands. Though the school has a physical campus location in the Caribbean, one campus in St. Croix and the other in St. Thomas, students can now pursue distance education degrees at UVI. The school established approval for online degrees in 2017, with enrollment beginning in 2018.

UVI Online offers degree programs ranging from associate to graduate opportunities. Fields of study range from broad-based degrees in business and computing to more specific areas of focus, including electronics engineering or cybersecurity. 

Advantages of UVI Online include:

  • 8-week starts that provided added flexibility for adult students
  • Personalized life coaches to guide you through degree completion
  • Employee-centered approach to learning that combines soft skills with career-applicable practices
  • 100% online degrees or option to blend online and on-campus studies with mini-residencies

Accreditation & Licensing

University of the Virgin Islands is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

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