University of Puerto Rico-Carolina

Carretera 887 Bo San Anton
Carolina, PR 00984-4800
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 to University of Puerto Rico-Carolina is Universidad Del Este (1.5 miles away).

Top Placements

University of Puerto Rico-Carolina places among the top 20% of community colleges in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 140 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of University of Puerto Rico-Carolina has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The University of Puerto Rico-Carolina 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
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:127:1
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# Full-Time Students-701 students
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# Part-Time Students-138 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)$31,400$20,700
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,058$3,583
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%97%
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Median Debt for Graduates$4,957$4,134
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$2,606
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Acceptance Rate79%85%
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SAT Reading518422
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SAT Math508456
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to University of Puerto Rico-Carolina is Universidad Del Este (1.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Universidad Del Este
    Private, non-profit
    13,331 students | 1.50 MiCarr. # 190 Esq. Calle 220 Bo. Sabana Abajo
    Carolina PR  00985
    (787)257-7373
    1.5013,331
  • 892 students | 3.20 Mi1206 13th. Street Ext San Agustin
    San Juan PR  00926
    (787)765-4210
    3.20892
  • Dewey University-Hato Rey
    Dewey University-Hato Rey Photo - Bachilleratos-Ciencias de Informacin con Concentracin en Grficas Computadorizadas y Medios Digitales-Ciencias de Informacin con Concentracin en ProgramacinGrado Asociado-Ciencias de Informacin en Computadoras
    Private, non-profit
    1,187 students | 4.30 Mi427 Avenida Barbosa
    San Juan PR  00917
    (787)753-0039
    4.301,187
  • 688 students | 4.60 Mi558 Munoz Rivera Avenue
    San Juan PR  00919
    (787)753-6000
    4.60688
  • n/a students | 4.60 Mi1315 PONCE DE LEON AVE.
    San Juan PR  00910
    (787)722-2293
    4.60n/a
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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.