Largest Puerto Rico Community Colleges

  • The average community college in Puerto Rico has approximately 1,798 students (2018-19).
  • The community colleges with the largest student enrollments are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The largest community college in Puerto Rico is Universidad Del Este with 13,331 students.

Largest Puerto Rico Community Colleges (2018-19)

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