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 3,392 students (77% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
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 140 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina(PR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse FieldsNot applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty140 staff42 staff
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Student Body

The student population of University of Puerto Rico-Carolina has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The University of Puerto Rico-Carolina diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.04. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,392 students598 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:128:1
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# Full-Time Students2,600 students479 students
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# Part-Time Students792 students119 students
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% Hispanic
100%
98%
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Diversity Score0.000.04
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,400$20,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,026 is more than the state average of $1,696. 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 $2,418. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,026$1,696
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,058$2,418
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid68%95%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,417$4,567
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,717$3,500
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Acceptance Rate32%86%
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SAT Reading523523
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SAT Math499499
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to University of Puerto Rico-Carolina is Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto De San Juan (3.6 miles away).
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