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 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 (Puerto Rico)

Listed among the top community colleges in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 319 teachers has grown by 85% 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
Universidad Del Este Total Faculty (2007-2016)

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
Universidad Del Este Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio42:127:1
Universidad Del Este Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students-701 students
Universidad Del Este Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Part-Time Students-138 students
Universidad Del Este Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Undergraduate Students8,801 students751 students
# Graduate Students458 students43 students
Universidad Del Este Graduation BreakDown PR All Graduation Breakdown
% Hispanic
Universidad Del Este Hispanic (2007-2016)
Universidad Del Este Ethnicity Breakdown PR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.000.02
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 $6,555. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$5,580$6,555
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$6,789$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%85%
Universidad Del Este Percent Admitted (2007-2013)
SAT Reading409409
Universidad Del Este SAT Reading (2008-2010)
SAT Math416416
Universidad Del Este SAT Math (2008-2010)
SAT Writing399399
Universidad Del Este SAT Writing (2008-2010)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Puerto Rico public 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. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Puerto Rico is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Puerto Rico community colleges have a diversity score of 0.02, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Puerto Rico is University of Puerto Rico-Utuado. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.