Carr. #2 Edificio National College Plaza
Bayamon, PR 00960
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings

School Highlights

NUC University serves 25,999 students (16% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 99%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 25,999 students
  • Private-state tuition: $6,495
  • Acceptance Rate: 49%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 29:1
  • Minority enrollment: 97%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

NUC University ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 905 teachers has grown by 928% over five years.
NUC University
(PR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
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
905 staff
70 staff
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Student Body

The student population of NUC University has grown by 123% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The NUC University diversity score of 0.17 is more than the state average of 0.08. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
25,999 students
554 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
29:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
4,131 students
371 students
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# Part-Time Students
21,868 students
117 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of NUC University.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
248 students
341 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
4,130 students
346 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
1 students
59 students
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PR All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
20,575 students
138 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
1,293 students
33 students
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PR All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
% Hispanic
91%
96%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in NUC University and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
4%
2%
% White
3%
1%
% Two or more races
1%
n/a
% Unknown races
n/a
1%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NUC University.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in PR.
Diversity Score
0.17
0.08
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
1.42%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
6.79%
1.63%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$19,600
$20,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of NUC University 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 $11,175 is more than the state average of $6,703. The private state tuition has grown by 72% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$6,495
$6,703
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of NUC University 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
97%
97%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in NUC University 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
$10,500
$5,064
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in NUC University 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
$6,334
$3,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NUC University 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
49%
84%
This chart display the percent admitted of NUC University and the community college average percent admitted of PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
32
SAT Math
n/a
32
SAT Writing
n/a
51
ACT Composite
n/a
55
ACT English
n/a
61
ACT Math
n/a
49
ACT Writing
n/a
22
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does NUC University cost?

NUC University's private state tuition is approximately $6,495.

What is the acceptance rate of NUC University?

The acceptance rate of NUC University is 49%, which is lower than the state average of 84%. NUC University's acceptance rate is ranked among the top community colleges in Puerto Rico with low acceptance rates.

What is NUC University's ranking?

NUC University ranks among the top 20% of community college in Puerto Rico for: Lowest acceptance rates and Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 25,999 students
  • Private-state tuition: $6,495
  • Acceptance Rate: 49%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 29:1
  • Minority enrollment: 97%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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