University of the Southern Caribbean (USC) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Trinidad and Tobago. USC began its activity in 1927. Thanks to its quite favourable location inside Port of Spain, students can enjoy an active city life with a rural serenity. Second best university in Trinidad and Tobago is University of the Southern Caribbean.

Application process and the cost of tuition. When considering an applicant the deciding factor is always his/hers academic performance. Throughout the admission period more than 80 percent of applicants successfully enroll to the university. Nevertheless, in USC the ratio may vary dramatically depending on the study program. Traditionally the academic year is divided into semesters like in many other universities of Trinidad and Tobago. Despite the fact that the university is privately funded, students still have the opportunity to apply for scholarships.

The composition of the university. University of the Southern Caribbean is average in terms of student capacity, teaching the maximum of 6 thousand students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. The teaching staff is 499 specialists. USC has international student exchange programs between partner universities. You can follow the university on social media to learn more about its life: Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of USC. There is a library on the campus. The students can live on campus if the apply for a dormitory room.
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1927
Abbreviation USC
Teachers 499
Students 5,999
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Beyond Excellence
• Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago
World ranking 4330
Country ranking 2
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 4330
Cost of living in Port of Spain
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 219 497
Food 247 423
Transportation 30 67
Communications and utilities 62 72
Clothing 24 92
Sports and leisure 29 171
Total 612 1,321
Accommodation in Port of Spain USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 221
Shared room in city centre 502
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 402
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 603
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad del Caribe del Sur
French Universit├ę de la cara├»be du sud
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Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.