University of the Virgin Islands Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to UVI. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to UVI.

What are your chances at UVI?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UVI or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At UVI, 4.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for University of the Virgin Islands, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for UVI?

    UVI requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Not Required
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of Some

    In addition to the above requirements, UVI also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    UVI requires a minimum of 12 credits.

    What are University of the Virgin Islands’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down UVI transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for University of the Virgin Islands transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to UVI on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is University of the Virgin Islands’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, UVI received 279 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 254 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for UVI is 91.04%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into UVI. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at UVI?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UVI or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 254 accepted transfer students, 102 students enrolled - that means the yield was 40.16%.

    UVI accepts 92 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford UVI

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    What are the University of the Virgin Islands transfer GPA requirements?

    UVI requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, UVI requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to UVI?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to UVI. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Charlotte Amalie...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at UVI is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to UVI then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into UVI

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the UVI website for more info.
    UVI accepts 91.04% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into UVI, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.18 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.31. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of UVI students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 320 443 381
    SAT Reading 370 470 420
    2018 Total SAT Score 690 913 801
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 15 19 17
    ACT Reading 14 21 17
    2018 Total ACT Score 29 40 34

    University of the Virgin Islands’s average SAT score is 801. To be a competitive applicant for University of the Virgin Islands your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at UVI?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UVI or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to UVI, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to Universidad Adventista de las Antillas
    Transfering to Carlos Albizu University-San Juan
    Transfering to Escuela de Artes Plasticas y Diseno de Puerto Rico
    Transfering to University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo
    Transfering to University of Puerto Rico-Cayey