University of Technology (UTech) - public higher education institution in Jamaica. The studies at University of Technology began in 1958. University of Technology is one of the best universities in Jamaica, taking its rightful place among the top 5 educational institutions of the country.

Application process and the cost of tuition. When considering an applicant the deciding factor is always his/hers academic performance. The academic year is traditionally consists of two semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 10,000 USD per year. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 10,000 USD per year. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, University of Technology teaches more than 8 thousand students. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. At UTech the academic staff counts 499 various specialists. You can meet the students by following the university on social media: Twitter, Facebook.

Infrastructure of UTech. There is a library on the campus. University of Technology belongs to the «Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)».
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1958
Abbreviation UTech
Teachers 499
Students 8,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Library Available
• Ministry of Education, Jamaica
• Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
World ranking 4227
Country ranking 3
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 4227
Cost of living in Jamaica
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 119 192
Food 184 296
Transportation 53 158
Communications and utilities 58 68
Clothing 14 53
Sports and leisure 22 116
Total 451 882
Accommodation in Jamaica USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 121
Shared room in city centre 194
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 150
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 280
Alternative title
old University of Technology Jamaica
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Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.