Puerto Rico Community Colleges

  • There are 30 community colleges located throughout Puerto Rico (8 public colleges and 22 private colleges), serving 50,982 students.
  • For Puerto Rico 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 (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Puerto Rico is 82% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Puerto Rico community colleges have a diversity score of 0.02, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 100% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 27:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(PR) School Average
Hispanic
99%
Unknown
1%
PR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Puerto Rico Community Colleges by Town:

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