National University College-Rio Grande

Carr. #3 Km 22.01 - Barrio Cienaga Baja
Rio Grande, PR 00745
School Highlights
  • National University College-Rio Grande serves 1,783 students (52% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 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%.
  • National University College-Rio Grande is the only community colleges within Rio Grande County, PR.
  • The nearest community college to National University College-Rio Grande is University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (11.5 miles away).

Top Placements

National University College-Rio Grande places among the top 20% of community colleges in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 155% over five years.
National University College-Rio Grande(PR) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty46 staff45 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of National University College-Rio Grande has grown by 21% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has decreased from 61:1 over five years.
  • The National University College-Rio Grande 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 Enrollment1,783 students839 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio39:127:1
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# Full-Time Students921 students701 students
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# Part-Time Students862 students138 students
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% Hispanic
100%
99%
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Diversity Score0.000.02
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$19,600$20,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $6,495 is less than the state average of $6,555. The private state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$6,495$6,555
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%97%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,500$4,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$2,624
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Acceptance Rate98%85%
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Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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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.