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University of the Commonwealth Caribbean


The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC), registered as a University College by the University Council of Jamaica, is Jamaica’s largest, fastest-growing, non-affiliated private institution of higher education, and is now one of five higher education entities with the accolade of institutional accreditation from the University Council of Jamaica. UCC is also institutionally accredited internationally by the UK-based Accreditation Service for Independent Colleges and Universities and is registered by the Jamaica Tertiary Education Commission, JTEC, the official GOJ regulatory body, as a Teaching University.

UCC is headquartered in Kingston, Jamaica, with five physical campuses and UCC Online. UCC was formed in 2004, as a result of a merger in 2002 of the Institute of Management Sciences, which was incorporated in 1992, and the Institute of Management and Production, which was incorporated in 1976. UCC offers a range of disciplines, from the professional certificate to the Doctoral level. The institution currently has approximately 5,000 students, and some 400 faculty and staff members, including part-time and full-time academic staff. 

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