High School Leavers

You’re a High School Leaver!

High School Leavers have finished (or will soon finish) their high studies at a local private high school, CIFEC or overseas. These students are 20 years or younger and have not yet joined the workforce. They want to further their education at UCCI.

The Application Process

1. Make Your Choice.

2. Apply Online.

  • Complete the online Application Form and the Student Assessment Form. Use the below Admissions Checklist to ensure that you have all the Required Documents ready to submit in time to meet the Important Deadlines listed below. This helps to ensure your application can be processed in time for the semester you wish to start studying at UCCI.

3. Complete Your Application.

  • Stop by the UCCI Admissions Office to submit the printed/signed Application Form and the printed/signed Student Assessment Form along with the Required Documents and the Application Fee. Remember to use the Admissions Checklist to ensure that your application is complete

4. Attend UCCI New Student Orientation.

  • Learn about our university and get vital information before you go to pay and register for classes at UCCI’s New Student Registration!

5. Attend UCCI New Student Registration.

  • Attend the one-stop enrolment experience and bring any required documents you have not yet submitted. Our team will review those documents to determine if you have met the Admissions Criteria for your programme of choice.

6. Your Acceptance Letter.

  • Your Acceptance Letter is only issued when your application is complete. That means it may be issued to you at the UCCI New Student Registration if you are eligible. At this one-stop enrolment experience you will also receive academic advising, register for your classes, pay for your tuition & fees, and talk to our Student Life Office.

7. Review your UCCI Acceptance Letter.

  • Follow all instructions listed in your Acceptance Letter to prepare yourself for the academic journey ahead.

8. Join UCCI.

  • Congratulations on being accepted to UCCI. You can now register for classes and be on your way to achieving success.

 

Your application is only complete when all required documents are received. Ensuring that you have all the required documents is key. Save valuable time and resources by using our Admissions Checklist.

 


Notes

1 Access the rate for Caymanians/Qualified Residents by providing your Proof of Caymanian Status.

2 If you are an International Student, you will need to submit Immigration Documentation.

3 Submit any External Examination Passes that you currently have and any bring any new passes that will be released to you.

4 Prospective students (excluding Dual Enrolment Students) can elect to take the UCCI Placement Examination to determine what programme they are eligible to join, based on their exam results. Contact admissions@ucci.edu.ky to confirm the next exam date

5 A personal interview is required for all Certificate Programmes, the Pre-College Matriculation Programme, Nursing Programmes, Social Work Programmes, the Bachelor of Science in Primary Education, the Postgraduate Certificate in Education & Graduate Programmes. Some programmes will also require a personal essay. Review your programme to see if there are Other Requirements you need to satisfy.

Student Resources

Important Deadlines

Students can submit their online Application Form at any time. However, we highly recommend that prospective students apply by the priority deadlines to ensure there is time to process your application in advance of the semester you wish to enter. Here are those dates:

Fall semester entry

  • May 31st - Application Deadline for International Students & Transient (Overseas) Students to apply online
  • June 30th - Application Deadline for Caymanians & Qualified Residents to apply online

Spring semester entry

  • Sept 30th - Application Deadline for International Students & Transient (Overseas) Students to apply online
  • Oct 31st - Application Deadline for Caymanians & Qualified Residents to apply online

Summer semester entry

  • Jan 31st - Application Deadline for International Students & Transient (Overseas) Students to apply online
  • Feb 28th - Application Deadline for Caymanians & Qualified Residents to apply online

Check our Academic Calendar for dates of New Student Orientation, the Class Registration period and Class start dates for your semester of entry.

Other Requirements

You may have other requirements based on your Student Type if you are a:

You may have other requirements based on your Programme:

  • A personal interview is required for all Certificate Programmes, the Pre-College Matriculation Programme, Nursing Programmes, Social Work Programmes, the Bachelor of Science in Primary Education, the Postgraduate Certificate in Education & Graduate Programmes. Some programmes will also require a personal essay. Review your programme to see if there are Other Requirements you need to satisfy.

FAQ

Do you have additional questions? You can visit our Frequently Asked Questions section to read more.