Columbia Central University-Yauco
Columbia Central University-Yauco places among the top 20% of community colleges in Puerto Rico for:
- Category Attribute
- Diversity Average community college minority breakdown
- Student Earnings Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation)
- The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 55% over five years.
|Columbia Central University-Yauco||(PR) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||Four or more years||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private, for profit||Private, for profit|
|Total Faculty||17 staff||45 staff|
|Total Enrollment||407 students||839 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||24:1||27:1|
|# Full-Time Students||212 students||701 students|
|# Part-Time Students||195 students||138 students|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$24,500||$20,500|
Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to Columbia Central University-Yauco is Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto De Guayama (5.2 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 662 students | 5.20 MiUrb. Vives, Final
Guayama,  PR  00785
- 701 students | 16.50 MiUrb Industrial Reparada Marginal St Lot 2
Ponce,  PR  00732
- 1,385 students | 16.90 MiCarr. # 10 Km. 52.2
Utuado,  PR  00641
- 601 students | 17.20 Mi4820 Candido Hoyos Urb. Perla Del Sur
Ponce,  PR  00717
- 2,607 students | 17.40 Mi1213 Acacia Street Villa Flores Urb
Ponce,  PR  00716
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