University of the West Indies
- Location: St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
- Language of Instruction: English
- Minimum GPA: 2.7
- Class Eligibility: Sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
The St. Augustine Campus occupies 500 acres of land. Located half-way between Trinidad and Tobago’s bustling cosmopolitan capital of Port of Spain and the Piarco International Airport, St. Augustine enjoys relatively easy access to both, as well as to shopping centers in neighboring suburbs.
- Fees: Students pay Haverford tuition and room to Haverford. Haverford will then be responsible for submitting payments to the program.
None, other than minimum GPA.
There are no American representatives on site. Students work with university personnel at the International Office.
Students take 15 semester credit hours each semester. In the Faculty of Natural Sciences some courses are worth four credits.
Students apply to one of the University’s five faculties: Faculty of Agriculture and Science, Faculty of Humanities and Education, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medical Sciences, or Faculty of Social Sciences. Courses available at the Centre for Gender and Development Studies.
Accounting, African Studies, Agribusiness, Agriculture, American Studies, Archeology, Asian Studies, Biochemistry, Biology, Botany, Carnival Studies, Chemistry, Computer Studies, Creative Writing, Economics, Education, English, Engineering, Environmental and Natural Resource Management, French, Geography, Geology, Government, History, Human Ecology, International Relations, Labor Studies, Latin, Linguistics, Management, Mass Communications, Mathematics, Medical Science, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Public Administration, Psychology, Social Policy, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, Theater Arts, Theology, Visual Arts and Zoology.
Note: Changes occur frequently. Students are responsible for finding the classes they need and consulting the official site of the institution.
Number of Students: Approximately 7,000 full-time and part-time undergraduates. Small number of US students participate in a semester abroad at UWI.
One of four residence halls but early application needed. Meals available at two on-campus cafeterias. The cost of meals is not included in the program fee.
Haverford students may not opt housing not arranged by the program.
Opportunities / Cultural Events
Student activities organized through the Guild of Undergraduates.
Sports: Dance, karate, mountaineering, soccer, tae kwon-do, cricket.
- Science/Math/Pre-Health/CompSci Approved
- Direct Enrollment
- Semester I: Late August to mid-December
- Semester II: Mid-January to mid-May
- Year: Late August to mid-May
- Semester I: February 15
- Semester II: September 20
- Year: February 15
- Professor of Political Science
- Dalton Hall 100B
- (610) 526-5327
- Associate Professor of Religion
- Roberts 202
- (610) 896-1486
- Assistant Professor of Economics
- Stokes 203G
- (610) 795-6499