Mech-Tech College

School Highlights
  • Mech-Tech College serves 3,101 students (86% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher 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%.
  • Mech-Tech College is one of 4 community colleges within Caguas County, PR.
  • The nearest community college to Mech-Tech College is Huertas College (2.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Mech-Tech College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Mech-Tech College(PR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty94 staff45 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Mech-Tech College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Mech-Tech College 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 Enrollment3,101 students839 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:127:1
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# Full-Time Students2,657 students701 students
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# Part-Time Students444 students138 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Mech-Tech College.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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College Completion Rate
62%
42%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$21,600$20,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $8,904 is more than the state average of $6,555. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$8,904$6,555
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%95%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Mech-Tech College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in PR by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$4,888$2,525
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Mech-Tech College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in PR by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$2,489$2,240
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Mech-Tech College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in PR by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Mech-Tech College is Huertas College (2.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Huertas College
    Private, for profit
    1,184 students | 2.30 Mi#41 Hector R Bunker St
    Caguas PR  00725
    (787)746-1400
    2.301,184
  • 1,864 students | 3.20 MiCarr 183 Km 1.7
    Caguas PR  00726
    (787)743-4041
    3.201,864
  • EDIC College
    Private, for profit
    1,148 students | 4.10 MiUrb. Caguas Norte, Ave. Rafael Cordero, Calle Génova Num 8
    Caguas PR  00725
    (787)745-7010
    4.101,148
  • Atlantic University College
    Private, non-profit
    1,496 students | 11.40 MiColton St. # 9
    Guaynabo PR  00970
    (787)720-1022
    11.401,496
  • n/a students | 13.30 Mi1315 PONCE DE LEON AVE.
    San Juan PR  00910
    (787)722-2293
    13.30n/a
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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.