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  • Locations: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
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  • Restrictions: LSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2020 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Required: 2.75
APA Program Type: NSE Exchange - Domestic/Canada Credit Type: LSU credits via transfer
APA Advisor: Marissa Baham Click here for a definition of this term NSE Tuition Plan(s): Plan A, Plan B
Program Description:

USVI St ThomasUniversity of the Virgin Islands - St. Thomas

The U.S. Virgin Islands are located approximately 1100 miles southeast of Miami and 40 miles east of Puerto Rico. The Islands are directly in the path of the easterly trade winds, with temperatures rarely exceeding 90 degrees or falling below 70. The islands, from discovery in 1493 to the present, have been under the flags of seven nations.

St. Thomas, the main campus of the University of the Virgin Islands, is located two miles from the city of Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas, which has a population of 53,000 and encompasses 32 square miles. Historically American, uniquely Caribbean, and globally interactive, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) is a liberal arts, land-grant institution that was established as a territorial college in 1962. The University has a diverse student body which reflects individuals who share West Indian culture with influences from Africa, Europe, North America, and the Caribbean.

Fast Facts

Campus Statistics

Location Setting Pop. Enroll Housing Lang. Type
St. Thomas, USVI Urban 60,000 1,568 13% on-campus English Semester

Campus Diversity

White African Amer. Hispanic Asian Native Amer. Int'l Other
5% 76% 6% 0% 0% 5% 8%

Available Tuition Payment Plans

Plan A Plan B
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus. You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out. UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.
Placement availabilities may change at any time. Please reference the school's profile page on NSE.org for updated information.

Payment Estimates

Plan A Tuition/Fees Housing/Meals
$2,597 $4,275
These prices are estimates and are subject to change. Please reference the host university site for accurate details.

Programs of Study Open to NSE Students

For an accurate list of programs of study open to NSE students, please reference the list of "Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students" on the NSE School Profile for University of the Virgin Islands - St. Thomas.

This list is maintained by the host NSE coordinator and is kept up-to-date. All classes taken while on an NSE exchange will transfer back as LSU credit. The LSU NSE coordinator will work with you to determine course equivalencies.

Special Conditions

For a full list of special conditions, please visit www.NSE.org and search the NSE section of the APA website.

GPA and Other Academic Requirements

  • 2.75 GPA

Exchange Preferences

  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Require students who will live on campus

Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)

  • Not available

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students

  • No graduate students

Summer Exchange

  • Not available

International Students (Visa Students)

  • Will not accept