Columbia Central University-Yauco

School Highlights
  • Columbia Central University-Yauco serves 407 students (52% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 100%.
  • Columbia Central University-Yauco is the only community colleges within Yauco County, PR.
  • The nearest community college to Columbia Central University-Yauco is Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto De Guayama (5.2 miles away).

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Columbia Central University-Yauco places among the top 20% of community colleges in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 55% over five years.
Columbia Central University-Yauco(PR) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty17 staff45 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Columbia Central University-Yauco has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
  • The Columbia Central University-Yauco diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.02. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment407 students839 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:127:1
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# Full-Time Students212 students701 students
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# Part-Time Students195 students138 students
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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.
% Hispanic
100%
99%
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Diversity Score0.000.02
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,500$20,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $6,390 is less than the state average of $6,555. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$6,390$6,555
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%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 2012-13 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Puerto Rico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,861 per year for in-state students and $3,583 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $6,555 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Puerto Rico is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Puerto Rico community colleges have a diversity score of 0.02, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Puerto Rico is University of Puerto Rico-Utuado. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.