A Commitment to Education

The U.S. Virgin Islands is committed to providing an effective and efficient education system that prepares every student for continuing education and rewarding employment. The Territory provides public and private education to all residents from pre-school through college with a variety of public and private K-12 institutions and a public university with 43 degree programs.

Visit the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Education for a full list of public school K-12 options available to USVI residents. The VI Moving Center also provides a complete list of education options in the USVI - Education Options


The University of the Virgin Islands

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) is a nationally accredited university with campuses on St. Thomas and St. Croix. UVI offers an unmatched, culturally diverse experience for students from throughout the Caribbean, the U.S. mainland and countries around the world. With approximately 2,500 undergraduates and graduate students in 43 degree programs, the University of the Virgin Islands offers associates, bachelors and masters programs.

Students at the University of the Virgin Islands benefit from the school's bilateral ties with other notable universities on the mainland, which include Columbia University, the University of Florida, the University of South Carolina and Boston University. 

The University's degree programs are offered through five schools and colleges:

  • Business Administration
  • Education
  • Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Science & Mathematics