Boricua College

  • Boricua College is an independent, private, liberal arts and science, professional not-for-profit college. Recognizing that most Boricua students may be employed, full or part-time, throughout their undergraduate studies, employment in the form of supervised internships and clinical residence may be included as a vital part of the College�s educational program. A prospective student must therefore be ready and able, with assistance from Faculty Facilitators, to build course-work, home, family, community and employment into an integrated program of educational growth and development. At Boricua College, lecture-discussion courses are an excellent way for college students to master some kinds of information. Lecture-discussions about �theoretical studies� however, are only one, of five distinct ways in which students are educated and receive academic instruction at the College. An explanation of each of these modes of instruction and of the way they are integrated into a singular program of student growth and development, follows.
School Highlights
  • Boricua College serves 1,163 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Boricua College is one of 14 community colleges within New York County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to Boricua College is CUNY Hostos Community College (1.4 miles away).

Top Placements

Boricua College places among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Boricua College(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty75 staff81 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Boricua College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Boricua College diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,163 students1,701 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:128:1
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# Full-Time Students1,163 students1,163 students
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# Undergraduate Students1,104 students1,104 students
# Graduate Students59 students95 students
% Hispanic
89%
19%
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% Black
9%
17%
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% White
1%
49%
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Diversity Score0.200.69
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,400$35,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $10,625 is less than the state average of $16,236. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,625$16,236
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,245$13,006
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$5,549
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Acceptance Rate38%69%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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