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Admissions | Undergraduate

Thank you for expressing an interest in the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean’s Undergraduate Degree Programmes. For Graduate Studies, please click here.

Here at UCC we are committed to helping you achieve your academic goals.
Please take a moment to peruse information relating to admission to our programmes.

Learn the true meaning of FlexibilityAffordability and QualityOur programs are designed with you in mind.


For a list of all programmes, click here.


Four (4) Different Acceptance Options
Admission Requirements for the Bachelors Programme:

  1. To be unconditionally admitted to the Bachelors Programme degree individuals should possess a minimum of five (5) subjects at the GCE or CSEC level at grades A, B, C or 1, 2, 3 respectively. A CSEC pass at level 3 must have been obtained since 1998.
  2. Honours Programme:
    Students with 7 CXCs/GCEs subjects including Mathematics and English Language grades 1 & 2; may be eligible for a 50% discount for the first 2 years.
  3. Provisional Acceptance:
    Candidates who have a minimum of 4 CXCs can also apply pending the outstanding CXC subjects or can opt to do UCC replacement courses Core Mathematics and English for Academic Purpose.
  4. Mature Entry:
    Must be working for 5 years or more, Submit academic qualifications, detailed resume, job letter and 3 Professional References.

Acceptance Period

The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) accepts students three (3) times per year.

  • January (Spring)
  • May (Summer)
  • September (Fall)

Duration for the Bachelors Programme

Course Duration: For the Bachelors degree programme the course duration is:

  • 4 years - Full-time
  • 4 ½ years - Part-time

For an Associate degree programme the course duration is 2 years fulltime and 2 1/4 years part-time.


Study Options

  • Evening Classes (Monday – Thursday) 5:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Early Bird Classes (Monday – Thursday) 7:00am – 8:30am
  • Sunday Classes (3 classes 9am-6:30pm)
  • Day Classes (9am – 4:30pm)
  • Online

Tuition Costs

For detailed information, visit our Tuition & Fees page.

You may speak with a member of our Student Financial Services team to discuss your payment plan options.


Scholarship Opportunities

UCC offers a wide variety of scholarships for new and returning students.

For detailed information, visit our Scholarships page.


We are currently accepting applications for the September 2017 intake period. 
Please find attached an electronic application form to be completed as per steps below:


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