International College of the Cayman Islands

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International College of the Cayman Islands
Type Private university
Established 1970 (1970)
President Dr. Aleza Beverly, interim
Students 200-250 full and part time
Location Newlands, Cayman Islands
Campus Rural
Radio station 101.1 ICCI-FM
Colours Blue and Gold
Website www.icci.edu.ky

The International College of the Cayman Islands (ICCI) is an accredited non-profit, private, four-year independent institution of higher education which opened in the fall of 1970. It is the oldest college in the Cayman Islands and is located in Newlands in the district of Bodden Town on the island of Grand Cayman.

Location[edit]

The International College of the Cayman Islands is located at 595 Hirst Road, Newlands, Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands.

The campus of ICCI is located in the central part of Grand Cayman in the rural community of Newlands, approximately seven miles east of George Town.

Legal control[edit]

The International College of the Cayman Islands is incorporated as a nonprofit guarantee company in the Cayman Islands to operate as a private, independent institution of higher education. It is also registered with and recognized by the Education Council of the Cayman Islands Government.

The school's property and buildings are held in the name of the college by a board of trustees. The board is responsible for the maintenance of college properties and formulates college policy.

Students[edit]

The student to faculty ratio at the International College of the Cayman Islands is 11:1. Most classes have about 15 students. Students come to ICCI from other Caribbean Islands and every continent in the world. The school awarded degrees to 54 students in January 2010 at its 37th annual commencement ceremony and 72 degrees two years later in January 2012 at the 39th annual commencement.[1][2] In 2014, there were 44 graduates with 46 degrees awarded: 18 associate degrees, 16 bachelor’s degrees, five master’s degrees in human resources and seven master’s degrees in business administration.https://www.caymancompass.com/2015/09/25/icci-celebrates-45th-anniversary/ In 2017, forty-six ICCI students received degrees including 17 students who received bachelor of science degrees and 17 who earned associate degrees. https://www.caymancompass.com/2017/03/01/icci-grads-get-set-for-a-bright-future/

The student population in the Fall quarter of 2011 was made up of 231 students from 17 different nations.[3]

Academic profile[edit]

ICCI offers Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science, Masters of Science, and Masters of Business Administration degrees.

Associate's degrees are offered in Business, General Studies, and Office Administration. Business students can choose among several concentrations, including Accounting, Banking, Broadcasting Management, Finance, Hotel and Tourism Management, and Information Systems.

Majors for the Bachelor of Science degree are Business Administration, Human and Social Services, Liberal Studies, and Office Administration. Business students may choose concentrations in Accounting or Finance.

The Master of Science degree is offered in two areas: Human Resources and Education.

Accreditation[edit]

ICCI is accredited by ASIC UK as a Premier Institution. The International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) has accredited all of ICCI’s business programs.

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has granted “Exemption Accreditation” to the college. Exemption Accreditation means ICCI graduates are exempted from certain examination papers ordinarily required by the ACCA. ICCI is recognized by the Cayman Islands Education Council which gives credence to its degrees. Caymanian students attending ICCI are eligible for participation in Cayman Islands Government Scholarship.

Memberships[edit]

Recognitions[edit]

  • Recognized by the Cayman Island’s Education Council; Caymanian students eligible for participation in Cayman Islands Government Scholarship
  • ICCI is accredited by ASIC UK as a Premier Institution. https://www.asic.org.uk/
  • The International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) has accredited all of ICCI’s business programs. http://iacbe.org/
  • The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has granted “Exemption Accreditation” to the college. Exemption Accreditation means ICCI graduates are exempted from certain examination papers ordinarily required by the ACCA. http://www.accaglobal.com/us/en.html, http://www.accaglobal.com/us/en/learning-provider/learningproviders-exemptions.html
  • Approved by the United States Veterans Administration as an institution of higher education for enrollment of eligible veterans
  • Approved by the British Chartered Institute of Bankers as an institution offering banking courses (The B.S. degree in business administration meets the requirements for admission to the Associate Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB) program.)
  • Approved by Educational Testing Services (ETS) for inclusion in the list of GMAT score recipients.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fifty–four receive ICCI degrees". CayCompass.com. 12 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Wilson, Stuart. "Local college hosts graduation - Cayman Compass". 
  3. ^ "ICCI expecting enrolment hike". CayCompass.com. 16 August 2010.