All University of the Southern Caribbean (USC) undergraduate degree programmes are two-year and four-year post-secondary programmes, with some exceptions which may entail an additional semester to complete. The following admission policies shall govern these degree programmes.
Applications for admission to the USC programmes must be processed via the USC Admissions Office.
NOTE: Before 1998, a Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) pass at the general level was indicated by grades 1 or 2. Beginning June 1998, a CXC/CSEC pass at general level is shown as 1, 2, or 3.
Regular admission to baccalaureate and associate degree programmes (minors not included) shall be on the basis of any certificate giving regular university entrance status, for the country of origin of the student making the application. This may include one of the following:
Five O-level GCE/CSEC passes, including English Language.
Any combination of A-level GCE/CAPE and O-level GCE/CSEC passes equivalent to five subject areas, including English Language.
High School diploma and transcript with a minimum GPA of 2.00, from an accredited high school.
Any combination of O-level GCE/CSEC passes, and a transcript from an approved accredited tertiary institution. Six credits will be used from the transcript for each missing O-level, including English Language. Only grade C and above will be considered.
A transcript from an approved accredited tertiary institution. Six credits will be used from the transcript for each missing O-level, including English Language. Only grade C and above will be considered.