Top Caribbean Colleges
& The Disciplines Offered

Sharing Is Caring! Share this awesome content with your friends now.


Don't Risk your vacation! Use a trusted and dependable tour guide!

Custom Search

Top Caribbean Colleges by Kesha Stewart || August 26 2017

caribbean collegesCaribbean Colleges

Geographically, the Caribbean region comprises 24 nations, and 4 mainland countries with close links to the Caribbean these are Guyana, French Guyana, Belize and Suriname. This article will highlight some of the institutions of higher learning across the Caribbean and the disciplines offered.

New! See the real Jamaica in VIDEOS

Click Here to visit and subscribe to my YouTube channel -you'll love it!


The University of Antigua will provide opportunities to study the arts and sciences as well as nursing. While the Antigua State College ( offers an introduction to 1st year university programmes in conjunction with the Cave Hill Campus of the UWI.


It’s possible to attain up to a bachelor degree in the Bahamas, students continue studies with territories or countries to include Canada, USA and Britain through mutual agreements.

There is the College of Bahamas focusing on liberal arts with programmes in management, accounting, and other fields and the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute which provides occupational training.


UWI Cave Hill Campus has faculties in the humanities, education, law, social science, pure and applied sciences with 80 graduate programmes.

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic, offers technical and vocational training in disciplines such as Building, Business Studies, Automotive and Welding.


Cuba has 47 universities with the University of Havana (est.1728) being one of the oldest in the Americas, it specializes in  32 different career paths and 17 faculties and specializations ranging to include tourist management.

Cuba accommodates about 3500 international medical students. There is also the Latin American School of Medicine a major international medical school in Cuba and a prominent part of the Cuban healthcare structure.

It is possibly the largest medical school in the world by enrolment (all international).  Accommodation and board are free, and a small stipend given to students.

Notably too, there is The Higher Institute of Technologies and Applied Sciences (InSTEC). Training is offered in the fields of nuclear and environmental sciences with degrees in nuclear physics, meteorology, radiochemistry, nuclear and energetic technologies.



In Dominican higher education may is accessible through State College formerly Clifton Dupigny Community College, which focuses on hospitality and tourism, nursing, agriculture and teachers training. Alternatively there is the Ross University of Medicine (doctor of medicine and doctor of veterinary medicine degree) or the All Saints University School of Medicine in Loubiere which has three medical programmes up to Master level.

Dominican Republic

University Of Santo Domingo, has 9 faculties and tens of institutes they cooperating with local communities and organizing services such as a day--‐care for students’ children. Or if you prefer, the Institute of Technology of Santo Domingo does engineering, social sciences and humanities. Alternatively The Universidad Iberoamericana provides 17 programmes including law, medicine, engineering and architecture.



One of Jamaica’s higher education particularities is its numerous programmes in theology offered by all the major universities and institutes.

UWI, Mona concentrates on liberal arts, strongly emphasizes linguistic and cultural studies with several under/post graduate degree programmes.

Plus there is the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech), which offers over 50 programmes at certificate, diploma and degree levels in different fields such as engineering, law, health sciences or business and alternatively the Northern Caribbean University, offering graduate and post graduate degrees in theology, education, business and nursing among others at the various levels.


Trinidad and Tobago


In Trinidad and Tobago all higher education intuitions are located in Trinidad. There is the UWI (St. Augustine) with programme offerings including the humanities and natural sciences. If you prefer, the University of the Southern Caribbean presents degrees in mathematics, education and theology. Furthermore the University of T&T has 2 campuses focusing on engineering and technology.



The University of Haiti (French: l’Université d'Etat d'Haiti or UEH) is one of Haiti’s most important institutions of higher education. They have faculties in law, medicine, topography, agriculture and economics. Of note too is the Université Caraïbe (Caribbean University), organized into six faculties; Letters and Humanities, Engineering, Information Science, Agriculture, Education and Management.



The University of Curaçao offers higher education in Law, Engineering, Social and Behavioural Sciences, among others. It is well connected to universities in the United States and Europe.


Puerto Rico

University of Puerto Rico (UPR), is the state university system of Puerto Rico. There are 11 campuses in the system. It has the largest and most diverse academic offerings in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean with 472 academic programmes and 32 doctoral programmes.

As you can see there are many options if you want to access higher education in the Caribbean.

Other Top Caribbean Colleges

Here also are additional options, by country, for you to explore.

  1. Antigua University of Health Sciences Antigua,
  2. Bahamas Bahamas  Technical and Vocational  Institute,, Omega College,
  3. Barbados - Barbados Community College,
  4. Dominica- All Saints  University,              
  5. Dominican Republic - Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo, or The Institute of Technology of Santo Domingo , Facultad Latinoamericana   de Ciencias Sociales,  Instituto  Filosófico Pedro Francisco Bonó,  Instituto Nacional  de Ciencias Exactas,
  6. Jamaica- International University of the Caribbean, University College of The Caribbean, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, College of  Agriculture, Science and Education, G.C. Foster College of Physical  Education and Sport            
  7. Trinidad and Tobago –University of Trinidad and Tobago,, College of  Arts Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago.
  8. Curacao -Intercontinental University of the Caribbean,
  9. Puerto Rico-Ana G. Méndez University System, and Inter-American University of Puerto Rico,   

See Also: List of Caribbean islands

Sources:, local newspapers

Pages Related To Caribbean Colleges

Return to Colleges In Jamaica from Caribbean Colleges
Return To My Island Jamaica Home from Caribbean Colleges

New! Talk To Me
Was the information helpful? Something needs changing? I welcome your feedback here.

Read More ...

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Recommended For You ...

And, Before You Go!

Here (below) are some sweet deals on matching products at Amazon that you might have otherwise missed., by the way, is the internet's most reputable retailer and usually showcases only the best products that are related to your search. Be sure to check them out.

Note: If link does not show, please click here to be redirected to our page at

Great Articles You Might Have Missed

data-matched-content-rows-num="2" data-matched-content-columns-num="3"

Please help me get the message out by sharing this article with your friends on social media (links below). Thnx ;-)

Also connect with on Social Media: 
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube

Thank You!

P.S. Didn't find exactly what you were looking for? Still need help?

Click Here to try our dependable and effective Site Search tool. It works!

Or, simply click here and here, to browse my library of over 500 questions and answers! Chances are someone already asked (and got an answer to) your question.

About The Author

wellesley gayle - booking link

A patriotic Jamaican who adores his culture, Wellesley has been using this medium to share what he calls 'the uniqueness of Jamaica with the world' since April 2007.  

To date, he serves over 9,300 unique readers / viewers per day.

His efforts have earned him featured positions in local publications, including the Jamaica Gleaner's Hospitality Jamaica, Carlong Publishers, as well as recognition from numerous prestigious international agencies and universities.

He invites you to join his friends list and stay updated on all the latest. You are also invited to join his exclusive patron community

Top Of Page
Wellesley Gayle

New Here?

I recommend you START HERE to enjoy the best of this website!

What's New?

Click Here to see the VERY latest articles and features.

Trending Now

Site Sponsors


Our Preferred Sponsors  & Friends (below)

(Our Sponsorship Policy)

Best Jamaican Tour Guide
TOUR GUIDE Builders in Jamaica - Building Contractors
JAMAICAN BUILDER Photographers in Jamaica
Cars For Sale In Jamaica
Cars For Sale


Click Here to Visit Our Sponsors' Page

Top Articles

What's New?

Below is a list of the very latest articles I posted on the site.

Recent Articles

  1. Rafting In Jamaica |Pictures & Video from White River Rafting, Jamaica

    Nov 14, 19 10:17 PM

    Sand, sun and sea are awesome! But our attractions have become way more diversified than these! One of the great fun, yet relaxing activity is rafting in Jamaica

    Read More

  2. Getting Married In Jamaica Q&A | 20 Important Questions With Answers

    Nov 14, 19 01:52 PM

    What is the relative cost of getting married in Jamaica? And what are the requirements? These are just two of 20 key questions answered by our wedding planner.

    Read More

  3. What are some popular worship songs sung in Jamaica?

    Nov 13, 19 11:04 PM

    Can I be brutally honest with you? I never knew what an acoustic guitar was until I got this question. So yes, that's another reason I love this Q&A

    Read More

  4. Items Jamaicans Want as Gifts

    Nov 13, 19 04:28 PM

    Question: What Are The Items Jamaicans Want As Gifts? My mother was born and raised in Kingston, but has been living in the states for the last 30 years.

    Read More

New!  I've created a Welcome Audio. Just click the Play button below to listen.

Please subscribe here to get my latest updates.