Columbia Central University-Caguas in Caguas

Caguas, PR

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Columbia Central University-Caguas offers 69-degree programs and 6 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 19:1. 1 high safety campus. 30.3% are women, and 69.7% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Columbia Central University-Caguas is 4600$, that is at the level of national average. 30% of full-time Columbia Central University-Caguas students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $20,800, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Columbia Central University-Caguas is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Columbia Central University-Caguas students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$4,474
$30,001 - $48,000$4,749
$48,001 - $75,000$6,833
$75,001 - $110,000--



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Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


1574 of Columbia Central University-Caguas undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 90 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Columbia Central University-Caguas number 37 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Puerto Rico.

Students at Columbia Central University-Caguas awarded 4 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal grant aid.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Graduation Rate


Columbia Central University-Caguas graduation rate is below the national average.

30% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Columbia Central University-Caguas completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Columbia Central University-Caguas is 19:1, that means that for every 19 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Columbia Central University-Caguas the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Columbia Central University-Caguas and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Puerto Rico.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Columbia Central University

The campus located by Po Box 8517 address in Caguas, Puerto Rico.


Columbia Central University in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Columbia Central University-Caguas with 0.11% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Columbia Central University is robbery.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Columbia Central University-Caguas offers 69 programs in total: 27 are for Associate's degree, 21 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, 15 - for Master's degree, and 6 are Bachelor's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 159 universities in Puerto Rico state. Columbia Central University-Caguas is one of the few institutions in Puerto Rico that offers an Associate's degree program.


Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 6 distance education programs that are offered in the Columbia Central University-Caguas: 3 are for Bachelor's degree and 3 are Master's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Puerto Rico state average data to help you compare.


Columbia Central University-Caguas provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1309 students with 39283 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 99 with 2378 credit hours.

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Address: Carr 183 Km 1.7


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Calendar system: Trimester

General Phone Number: +7877434041240

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