Puerto Rico Community Colleges

  • There are 16 community colleges located throughout Puerto Rico (7 public colleges and 9 private colleges), serving 30,956 students.
  • For Puerto Rico community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,652 per year for in-state students and $3,652 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $6,804 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Puerto Rico is 84% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 100% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 31:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(PR) School Average
Hispanic
100%
PR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Puerto Rico Community Colleges by Town:

Recent Articles
April 28, 2017
We’ll examine research that supports the success of transfer programs between community colleges and four-year schools, as well as the attraction of such an arrangement for students.
April 28, 2017
A new study by the Institute for College Access and Success points at the glaring problem facing many community college students: they can't access federal student loans. Learn about the study, the problem, and what resources you do have available.
April 28, 2017
If you are looking for a highly demanded, stable career with excellent growth potential, consider starting with "middle skills" training at your local community college.