University of Puerto Rico-Carolina

Carretera 887 Bo San Anton
Carolina, PR 00984-4800
Tel: (787)257-0000
School Highlights
  • University of Puerto Rico-Carolina serves 3,843 students
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is same as 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%.
  • University of Puerto Rico-Carolina is one of 2 community colleges within Carolina County, PR.
  • The nearest community college is Universidad Del Este (1.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 140 teachers has declined by 41% over five years.
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina(PR) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty140 staff45 staff
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,843 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's 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 Enrollment3,843 students839 students
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio27:127:1
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students-701 students
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Part-Time Students-138 students
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
100%
99%
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Hispanic (2007-2016)
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Ethnicity Breakdown PR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.000.02
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,400$20,800
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2010)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,026 is more than the state average of $2,861. The in-state tuition has declined by 18% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,058 is more than the state average of $3,583. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,026$2,861
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$6,058$3,583
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%97%
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$4,957$4,134
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2014)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$2,606
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2014)
Acceptance Rate79%85%
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
SAT Reading518518
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina SAT Reading (2007-2013)
SAT Math508508
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina SAT Math (2007-2013)
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.