Columbia Central University-Yauco

3 Betances St
Yauco, PR 00698
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings

School Highlights

Columbia Central University-Yauco serves 168 students (52% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 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: 168 students
  • Private-state tuition: $6,390
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 100%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Columbia Central University-Yauco
(PR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
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
32 staff
70 staff
This chart display total faculty of Columbia Central University-Yauco and community college average number of faculty in PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Columbia Central University-Yauco has declined by 33% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The Columbia Central University-Yauco 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
168 students
488 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
87 students
371 students
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# Part-Time Students
81 students
117 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Columbia Central University-Yauco and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Columbia Central University-Yauco.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of PR.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
172 students
341 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
87 students
370 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Columbia Central University-Yauco 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
n/a
59 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
81 students
138 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
33 students
% Hispanic
100%
96%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbia Central University-Yauco 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-Yauco.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in PR.
Diversity Score
0.00
0.08
This chart display the diversity score of Columbia Central University-Yauco and the community college average diversity score of PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
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)
0.49%
1.63%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$24,500
$20,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Columbia Central University-Yauco 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-Yauco 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
100%
97%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Columbia Central University-Yauco 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-Yauco 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-Yauco 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-Yauco cost?
Columbia Central University-Yauco's private state tuition is approximately $6,390.
What is Columbia Central University-Yauco's ranking?
Columbia Central University-Yauco ranks among the top 20% of community college in Puerto Rico for: Average community college minority breakdown, Percent of students receiving financial aid and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 168 students
  • Private-state tuition: $6,390
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 100%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Puerto Rico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,169 per year for in-state students and $2,801 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $6,532 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Puerto Rico is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Puerto Rico community colleges have a diversity score of 0.08, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Puerto Rico is University of Puerto Rico-Utuado. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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