Most Selective Community Colleges in Puerto Rico

  • The average community college acceptance rate in Puerto Rico is approximately 82% per year (2020).
  • The most selective college in Puerto Rico is currently University of Puerto Rico-Utuado, with an acceptance rate of 40%.

Most Selective Community Colleges in Puerto Rico (2020)

  • College Acceptance Rate Location
  • Rank: #11.40%
    Carr. # 10 Km. 52.2
    Utuado PR  00641
  • Rank: #22.
    EDP Univeristy of Puerto Rico Inc-San Juan
    Private, non-profit
    560 Ponce de Leon Ave. Cr. Arroyo St.
    San Juan PR  00919
  • Rank: #33.
    National University College-Arecibo
    Private, for profit
    Arecibo Centro Plz Ave Manuel Perez Aviles
    Arecibo PR  00612
  • Rank: #44.79%
    Carretera 887 Bo San Anton
    Carolina PR  00984
  • Rank: #55.
    EDIC College
    Private, for profit
    Urb. Caguas Norte, Ave. Rafael Cordero, Calle Génova Num 8
    Caguas PR  00725
  • Rank: #66.85%
    State Road 2 Km.47.3
    Manati PR  00674
  • Rank: #77.87%
    Urb. Vives, Final
    Guayama PR  00785
  • Rank: #88.
    National University College-Bayamon
    Private, for profit
    Carr. #2 Edificio National College Plaza
    Bayamon PR  00960
  • Rank: #99.92%
    180 Jose Oliver St Tres Monjitas Ind. Park
    San Juan PR  00918
  • Rank: #10-1110.-11.98%
    4820 Candido Hoyos Urb. Perla Del Sur
    Ponce PR  00717
  • Rank: #10-1110.-11.
    National University College-Rio Grande
    Private, for profit
    Carr. #3 Km 22.01 - Barrio Cienaga Baja
    Rio Grande PR  00745
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