Columbia Central University-Caguas

Carr 183 Km 1.7
Caguas, PR 00726
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • Columbia University Center is to provide an educational alternative integrated part of the preferences and interests of our students and uses information and advanced teaching methods. Both in our faculties of commerce and administration, as in the allied health sciences, the arts and technology, we prepare future professionals tempering education over the market and the economy.

School Highlights

Columbia Central University-Caguas serves 798 students (47% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 99%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 798 students
  • Private-state tuition: $6,390
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 100%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Columbia Central University-Caguas ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 117 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Columbia Central University-Caguas
(PR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
117 staff
70 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Columbia Central University-Caguas has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The Columbia Central University-Caguas diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.08. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
798 students
488 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
378 students
371 students
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# Part-Time Students
420 students
117 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Columbia Central University-Caguas.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of PR.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
732 students
341 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
328 students
370 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Columbia Central University-Caguas and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
50 students
59 students
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PR All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
354 students
138 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
66 students
33 students
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PR All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
% Hispanic
100%
96%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbia Central University-Caguas and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
n/a
2%
% White
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbia Central University-Caguas.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in PR.
Diversity Score
0.00
0.08
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
49%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
1.55%
1.63%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$24,500
$20,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Columbia Central University-Caguas and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of PR by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $6,390 is less than the state average of $6,532. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$6,390
$6,532
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Columbia Central University-Caguas and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
91%
97%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Columbia Central University-Caguas and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$5,064
$5,064
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Columbia Central University-Caguas and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,500
$3,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Columbia Central University-Caguas and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
84%
SAT Reading
n/a
422
SAT Math
n/a
456
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Columbia Central University-Caguas cost?
Columbia Central University-Caguas's private state tuition is approximately $6,390.
What is Columbia Central University-Caguas's ranking?
Columbia Central University-Caguas ranks among the top 20% of community college in Puerto Rico for: Average community college minority breakdown and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 798 students
  • Private-state tuition: $6,390
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 100%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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