Universidad Del Este

Carr. # 190 Esq. Calle 220 Bo. Sabana Abajo
Carolina, PR 00985-0985
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 27:1.
  • 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 to Universidad Del Este is University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (1.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Universidad Del Este places among the top 20% of community colleges in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 319 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Universidad Del Este(PR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty319 staff45 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Universidad Del Este has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Universidad Del Este diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.02. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment13,331 students839 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio42:127:1
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# Full-Time Students-701 students
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# Part-Time Students-138 students
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# Undergraduate Students8,801 students751 students
# Graduate Students458 students43 students
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% Hispanic
100%
99%
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Diversity Score0.000.02
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$20,900$20,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $5,580 is less than the state average of $6,555. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$5,580$6,555
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%95%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,789$2,525
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,275$2,240
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Acceptance Rate44%82%
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SAT Reading409409
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SAT Math416416
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SAT Writing399399
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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