Top Universities in Jamaica

Following are the top leading universities in Jamaica:

The University of the West Indies (UWI)
- It is the oldest, fully regional institution of higher learning in the Commonwealth Caribbean.
- The University offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as diploma and certificate programs.
- UWI is ranked 1st in Jamaica and 862nd among the world's top institutions in the Webometrics ranking of Top Colleges and Best Universities of Jamaica (July 2010).

University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech)
- The University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) has registered UTech as a tertiary institution, and UCJ accreditation is used as one benchmark of excellence applied to all of the University's programs.
- The Bachelor of Architecture and the Master of Architecture programs are accredited by the Commonwealth Association of Architects.
- UTech has the following College and Faculties: College of Health Sciences; College of Business and Management; Faculty of Education and Liberal Studies; Faculty of Engineering and Computing; Faculty of Law; Faculty of Science and Sport; Faculty of The Built Environment.
- The University is ranked 2nd in Jamaica according to the world university rankings 2010.

Northern Caribbean University (formerly West Indies College)
- It is the oldest private tertiary institution in Jamaica, founded in 1907.
- It has the following Colleges: College of Allied Health & Nursing; College of Natural and Applied Sciences; College of Business and Hospitality Management; College of Education and Leadership; College of Humanities, Behavioural & Social Sciences.
- The University is a member of the Joint Committee for Tertiary Education (JCTE), and the Association of Caribbean Tertiary Institutions (ACTI).

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