College of the Bahamas (COB) - private higher education institution in Bahamas. COB was officially founded in 1974. The main building of the university proudly stands in Nassau inside an urban campus. College of the Bahamas takes the first place in the national rankings of Bahamas.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission board requires applicant’s academic performance certificate and examination results. The academic year consists of two semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 15,000 USD per year. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 15,000 USD per year. The university has a variety of scholarship programs that students can take part in. Is among the educational institutions that allow the students to enroll in online programs. When planning your education, please, consult the official website of the university

The composition of the university. College of the Bahamas is on the smaller side, it teaches about 5000 students. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. The teaching staff is 399 specialists. COB has international student exchange programs between partner universities. More information regarding the life of the university can be found on its social media pages:Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of COB. There is a library on the campus. The students can live on campus if the apply for a dormitory room. College of the Bahamas is a part of a few associations like - American Association of Colleges & Universities Council on Education, American College Student Personnel Association - International, American Library Association, Association of American Colleges & Universities, Association of Caribbean Tertiary Institutions, Association of Caribbean Universities, Research and Institutional Libraries, Caribbean Association of Law Libraries, Council on Higher Education Accreditation, Council of Undergraduate Research, Consortium of Overseas Teaching, Illinois Reasearcher Information Services, Institute of International Education, International Association of Law Libraries, International Association of Universities, International Federation of Library Associations, Medical Library Association.
Ranking   15475   1
Country Bahamas
City Nassau
Bachelor (foreigners) 15,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 15,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 12,482 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 19,972 USD/year.
Living expenses $966 -1,787 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Organization type Private
Established 1974
Abbreviation COB
Teachers 399
Students 4,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Knowledge, Truth, Integrity
• Ministry of Education, Science & Technology, Bahamas
• American Association of Colleges & Universities Council on Education
• American College Student Personnel Association - International
• American Library Association
• Association of American Colleges & Universities
• Association of Caribbean Tertiary Institutions
• Association of Caribbean Universities, Research and Institutional Libraries
• Caribbean Association of Law Libraries
• Council on Higher Education Accreditation
• Council of Undergraduate Research
• Consortium of Overseas Teaching
• Illinois Reasearcher Information Services
• Institute of International Education
• International Association of Law Libraries
• International Association of Universities
• International Federation of Library Associations
• Medical Library Association
World ranking 15475
Country ranking 1
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 15475
Cost of living in Nassau
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 434 533
Food 322 608
Transportation 27 221
Communications and utilities 122 179
Clothing 27 100
Sports and leisure 35 146
Total 966 1,787
Accommodation in Nassau USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 438
Shared room in city centre 539
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 582
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 726
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Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.