Puerto Rico Community Colleges

  • There are 16 community colleges located throughout Puerto Rico (6 public colleges and 10 private colleges), serving 30,956 students.
  • For Puerto Rico community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,717 per year for in-state students and $4,222 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $6,645 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:

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