University of Puerto Rico-Carolina

Carretera 887 Bo San Anton
Carolina, PR 00984
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School Highlights

University of Puerto Rico-Carolina serves 3,014 students (74% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 100%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 305 teachers has grown by 45% over five years.
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina(PR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse FieldsMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty305 staff70 staff
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Student Body

The student population of University of Puerto Rico-Carolina has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The University of Puerto Rico-Carolina diversity score of 0.15 is more than the state average of 0.02. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,014 students653 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:111:1
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# Full-Time Students2,231 students534 students
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# Part-Time Students783 students119 students
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% Hispanic
92%
99%
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% Black
2%
-
% Unknown races
6%
1%
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Diversity Score0.150.02
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,400$20,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,026 is more than the state average of $2,548. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,058 is more than the state average of $3,109. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,026$2,548
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,058$3,109
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid73%97%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,000$5,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$3,500
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Acceptance Rate39%95%
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SAT Reading523523
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SAT Math499499
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to University of Puerto Rico-Carolina is Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Carolina Campus (2.0 miles away).
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