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 lower 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%.
  • 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 33% over five years.
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina(PR) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty140 staff30 staff
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,843 has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 18:1 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 declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,843 students714 students
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio27:131:1
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students-610 students
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Part-Time Students-104 students
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
100%
100%
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Hispanic (2007-2016)
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina 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
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,400$20,500
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 less than the state average of $3,717. 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 $4,222. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,026$3,717
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$6,058$4,222
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%95%
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$4,958$2,525
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2014)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$2,240
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2014)
Acceptance Rate79%80%
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
SAT Total Avg.1,026-
SAT Reading518-
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina SAT Reading (2007-2013)
SAT Math508-
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina SAT Math (2007-2013)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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

The average community college acceptance rate in Puerto Rico is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.