West Indies College (Mandeville, JM)

An English-speaking coeducational boarding school on the senior college level, situated on 200 acres (80 hectares) of land near Mandeville, Jamaica. It is owned and operated by the West Indies Union Conference, which has headquarters in Mandeville. The college is a private, four-year liberal arts institution offering a number of professional, preprofessional, and vocational programs and is the only multidisciplinary tertiary institution serving rural Jamaica. Its enrollment is approximately 1,500, with 688 at the college level, 148 at precollege, 408 in the high school, and 254 in the primary school, coming from 41 countries around the world. The college carries a full-time faculty and staff of 150. The forerunner of West Indies College was the West Indian Training School, established to t...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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