(World Bank, 2020)
The Caribbean Is Home to Top Universities
The Caribbean is a destination for education, with students coming here from around the world. Within the region there are over 95 institutions of higher learning. Of these, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is perhaps the best known. UWI is an internationally respected academy teaching nearly 50,000 students across their 5 campuses in Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, and their open campus. UWI is one of two regional universities in the entire world and they have consistently ranged among the top 40 universities in Latin America and the Caribbean, in addition to be named in the top 1.5 percent of universities worldwide.