Statement of Accreditation Status

University of the Virgin Islands

  • CEO: Dr. David Hall, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Ms. Sharlene Harris
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Terence Peavy, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs » Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Public
  • Former Name(s): College of the Virgin Islands (10/13/1986)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1921
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2017
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2025-2026

Contact Information

#2 John Brewers Bay
St. Thomas, VI 00802-6025

(340) 776-9200

www.uvi.edu

  • November 15, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. To note that a follow-up team visit will not be conducted. To request that, beginning in 2019 and in conjunction with each Annual Institutional Update prior to the Mid-Point Peer Review in 2022, the institution provide further evidence of fiscal and human resources, including physical and technical infrastructure, adequate to support operations (Standard VI). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • March 15, 2018
    To accept the supplemental information report. To request a supplemental information report, due August 1, 2018, regarding the status of the institution. A small team visit may follow submission of the report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • October 19, 2017
    To request a supplemental information report due December 1, 2017, regarding the status of the institution.
  • July 5, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first and second alternative delivery method program (online Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and online Bachelor of Business Administration in Management) within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • June 22, 2017
    To accept the progress report.
  • June 22, 2017
    To reaffirm accreditation and to acknowledge the institution's participation in the Collaborative Implementation Project. To commend the institution for the quality of the self-study process and report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • October 26, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of documentation of approval from the Board of Trustees of the University of Virgin Islands and to include the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Creative Leadership for Innovation and Change within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • August 31, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Creative Leadership for Innovation and Change within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending all necessary approvals. To remind the institution of the request for a progress report, due March 1, 2017, documenting the development and implementation of student services in the medical school. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • June 29, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the Doctor of Medicine degree within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To request a progress report, due March 1, 2017, documenting the development and implementation of student services in the medical school. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • November 15, 2012
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Post-Master's Certificate Included within the scope
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice Included within the scope to offer ONE program: Doctor of Medicine
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship Included within the scope to offer ONE program
  • Branch Campus
    Univ of VI - St. Croix
    RR1 Box 10000
    St. Croix, VI 00850-9781
  • Additional Location
    University of St. Maarten
    1 Soualiga Road Antilles
    Netherlands, Antilles, VI 00000

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