World League
University of the West Indies

Jamaica

University Of The West Indies - Mona, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica

661 World
rank
1 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1948
Short name:
UWI
Type:
Public
Students:
42850
Faculty:
1560
Faculty/Students Ratio:
27
:
1
Web-site:
www.uwi.edu
Region:
Latin America
Location:
Mona
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 661 25.371
Teaching 662 17.274
Research 590 25.807
International Diversity 425 42.355
Financial Sustainability 612 33.797
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 588 16.75
Research Perfomance Rankings 663 17.184
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TEACHING
World Rank: 662
Country rank: 1
Score: 17.274
League: World League
Dimension
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name
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 590
Country rank: 1
Score: 25.807
League: World League
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weight
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name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 425
Country rank: 1
Score: 42.355
League: Copper League
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name
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 612
Country rank: 1
Score: 33.797
League: World League
Dimension
weight
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name
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weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

The University of the West Indies was established in 1948 initially as an external College of the University of London and was made fully independent in 1962. It is the oldest, fully regional institution of higher learning in the Commonwealth Caribbean. The University of the West Indies is an autonomous regional institution supported by and serving fifteen countries in the English-speaking Caribbean: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St Christopher & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines and the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago. The University has four major campuses that serve diverse communities across the Caribbean region: Cave Hill (in Barbados), Mona (in Jamaica) and St Augustine (in Trinidad) and the Open Campus.

Mission Statement

To advance education and create knowledge through excellence in teaching, research, innovation, public service, intellectual leadership and outreach in order to support the inclusive (social, economic, political, cultural, environmental) development of the Caribbean region and beyond.