Puerto Rico Community Colleges

There are 11 community colleges located throughout Puerto Rico (2 public colleges and 9 private colleges), serving 12,233 students.
Minority enrollment is 100% (majority Hispanic), which is more than the national average of 34%.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is more than the 0:1 national average.

Student by Ethnicity

(PR) School Average
American Indian

Puerto Rico Community Colleges by Town:

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Did You Know?
For Puerto Rico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,608 per year for in-state students and $1,945 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $5,031 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Puerto Rico is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Puerto Rico community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.00, which is lower than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.