About This CampusThe 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.
Location InformationThe 388 acre St. Thomas Campus is located 3 miles west of the town of Charlotte Amalie and overlooks John Brewers Bay. The St. Thomas Campus includes the Herman E. Moore Golf Course, Brewers Bay Beach, tennis courts and a basketball court for students use. Several areas are used as playing fields.