Universidad Del Este

Carr. # 190 Esq. Calle 220 Bo. Sabana Abajo
Carolina, PR 00985-0985
Tel: (787)257-7373
School Highlights
  • Universidad Del Este serves 13,331 students
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the state community college average of 31:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 100%.
  • Universidad Del Este is one of 2 community colleges within Carolina County, PR.
  • The nearest community college is University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (1.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 319 teachers has grown by 51% over five years.
Universidad Del Este(PR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty319 staff30 staff
Universidad Del Este Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 13,331 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has decreased from 72:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.00 is equal to the state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment13,331 students714 students
Universidad Del Este Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio42:131:1
Universidad Del Este Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students-610 students
Universidad Del Este Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Part-Time Students-104 students
Universidad Del Este Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Undergraduate Students8,801 students659 students
# Graduate Students458 students91 students
Universidad Del Este Graduation BreakDown PR All Graduation Breakdown
% Hispanic
100%
100%
Universidad Del Este Hispanic (2007-2016)
Universidad Del Este Ethnicity Breakdown PR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.000.00
Universidad Del Este Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$20,900$20,500
Universidad Del Este Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $5,580 is less than the state average of $6,645. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$5,580$6,645
Universidad Del Este In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%95%
Universidad Del Este % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$6,790$2,525
Universidad Del Este Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,275$2,240
Universidad Del Este Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate44%80%
Universidad Del Este Percent Admitted (2007-2013)
SAT Total Avg.1,224-
SAT Reading409-
Universidad Del Este SAT Reading (2008-2010)
SAT Math416-
Universidad Del Este SAT Math (2008-2010)
SAT Writing399-
Universidad Del Este SAT Writing (2008-2010)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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