Loan Limits

The maximum loan available is BDS$ 125,000 spread over the study period. However, loan ceilings of lesser amounts are applied to particular institution programmes, location of studies and specific programme academic levels.

When the cost of the programme exceeds the prescribed amount, the applicant will be required to provide the necessary financial information, eg, evidence of savings or other proof that they will be able to meet the shortfall. 

Location & Programme Of Study Loan Limits
Local Studies Full-time Part-time On-Line
Undergraduate Degrees (sponsored) $4,000/year $2,500/year N/A
Undergraduate Degrees (Not sponsored) Tuition cost + $3,000 Tuition Cost +$1,500 Tuition Cost
Courses at SJPP (sponsored by Government) 1 Year or more courses $2,000/year Tuition Cost N/A
Associate Degree BCC $2,000/year Tuition Cost N/A
Bachelor Degree BCC $3,000/ year
Nursing Bachelor BCC $7,000/ year
Certificates/Diplomas of one year duration or less Tuition Cost Tuition Cost Tuition Cost
Certificates/Diplomas greater than one year duration Tuition Cost Tuition Cost Tuition Cost
Associate Degrees (with exchange component) $10,000 N/A N/A
Undergraduate Degrees at UWI - with exchange component $15,000/ semester N/A N/A
Graduate Degrees ( NOT SPONSORED) Tuition Cost +$3,000 a year Tuition Cost Tuition Cost
LLM - Legislative Drafting (The Lower of tuition cost or the respective limit) $ 65,000 $65,000 Tuition cost
Graduate Degrees – Mphil (The Lower of tuition cost or the respective limit) $ 65,000 $65,000 Tuition cost
Graduate Degrees – PHd / Mphil (SPONSORED) $5,000/ Per YEAR
Graduate Degrees – PhD/ MPhil (NOT SPONSORED) Tuition Cost Tuition Cost Tuition Cost
Regional Studies
Undergraduate studies in the Jamaica (Tourism) $ 24,000 N/A N/A
Certificate in Legal Education $ 30,000 N/A N/A
Undergraduate studies Cuba $30,000 N/A N/A
Undergraduate studies at UWI- Mona $12,000/Per Year N/A N/A
Undergraduate studies at UWI – St. Augustine $15,000/Per Year N/A N/A
Undergraduate studies at other regional universities $ 125,000 N/A N/A
Graduate Degrees - Masters (SPONSORED) $ 30,000 N/A N/A
Graduate Degrees - Masters NOT sponsored by Government $ 75,000 Tuition Cost Tuition Cost
Post Graduate Degrees - MPhil $ 125,000 $ 125,000 Tuition Cost
Post Graduate Degrees - PhD $ 125,000 $ 125,000 Tuition Cost
Extra Regional Studies
Undergraduate Programs $ 125,000 $ 125,000 Tuition Cost
Graduate programs - Masters one year or less $ 75,000 $ 75,000 Tuition Cost
Graduate Programs - Masters greater than one year $ 125,000 Tuition Cost Tuition Cost
Post Graduate Degrees - Mphil/PhD $ 125,000 $ 100,000 Tuition Cost
Professional Designations
Less than one year $75,000 Tuition Cost Tuition Cost
More than one year duration to a maximum of four (4)years $125,000 Tuition Cost Tuition Cost
Non-Degree Programs
Regional/Extra regional up to one year $ 25,000 N/A Tuition Cost
Regional/Extra regional of more than one year or $ 50,000 N/A Tuition Cost
Regional/Extra regional Graduate Diploma $ 75,000 $ 75,000 Tuition Cost
Commercial pilot license $ 50,000 N/A N/A
Dual Programs
Undergraduate in combination with a graduate degree $125,000 N/A Tuition Cost
Undergraduate or graduate degrees in combination with a professional designation $125,000 N/A Tuition Cost
Medical Studies
Local medical studies (offshore medical schools) $125,000 N/A N/A
Local Medical UWI (NOT SPONSORED) $125,000 N/A N/A
Regional studies in MBBS, DVM & DDS for students (SPONSORED) St Augustine $75,000 N/A N/A
Regional studies in MBBS for students (SPONSORED) - Mona $60,000 N/A N/A
Regional or international studies in DVM, DDS & MBBS (NOT SPONSORED) $ 125,000 N/A N/A
MPhil & PhD in Medical Microbiology, and similar areas $ 125,000 $100,000 Tuition cost