University of Puerto Rico-Carolina in Carolina

Carolina, PR

University of Puerto Rico-Carolina offers 70-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 24:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 79%. 38.2% are women, and 61.8% are men. University of Puerto Rico-Carolina is a member of 2 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina is 6317$, that is at the level of national average. 35% of full-time University of Puerto Rico-Carolina students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average.

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 University of Puerto Rico-Carolina is a public and non-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 pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$6,317
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

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

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$5,569
$30,001 - $48,000$7,393
$48,001 - $75,000$8,899
$75,001 - $110,000$10,005
$110,001+$10,530

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended:

  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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23%

Types of financial aids

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2855 of University of Puerto Rico-Carolina undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 74 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes University of Puerto Rico-Carolina number 20 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Puerto Rico.

Students at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Students services

Career

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

Yellow Ribbon Program

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

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.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in University of Puerto Rico-Carolina.

Study abroad

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

Study abroad - programs and arrangements providing students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of other national athletic association not listed above

Graduation Rate

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35%
BELOW AVERAGE

University of Puerto Rico-Carolina graduation rate is below the national average.

35% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to University of Puerto Rico-Carolina 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 indicator doesn’t take into account 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.

Applying information

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

5 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended:

  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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79%

In comparison to National Average

University of Puerto Rico-Carolina acceptance rate is above national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 72%, so acceptance rate value is above state average for 7%.

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79%
ABOVE AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $0 - $10k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 72%, so University of Puerto Rico-Carolina acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 7%.

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79%
ABOVE AVERAGE

Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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86%

Total

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85%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

75%

Part-time retention rate

67%

The University of Puerto Rico-Carolina full-time retention rate is 75% and part-time retention rate is 67%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it shows that school has quality curriculum, good student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking University of Puerto Rico-Carolina students submitting SAT scores

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100%

Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
891 - 1113

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 452 - 555
Math: 439 - 558
Writing: 0 - 0

SAT Test Score Range

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Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina is 24:1, that means that for every 24 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

24:1
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Men/Women

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In University of Puerto Rico-Carolina the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Universidad de Puerto Rico en Carolina

The campus located by Carretera 887 Bo San Anton address in Carolina, Puerto Rico.

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Universidad de Puerto Rico en Carolina 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 University of Puerto Rico-Carolina with 0.55% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Universidad de Puerto Rico en Carolina are burglary, robbery, and aggravated assault.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

University of Puerto Rico-Carolina offers 70 programs in total: 37 are for Bachelor's degree and 33 are Associate's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 159 universities in Puerto Rico state. University of Puerto Rico-Carolina is one of the few institutions in Puerto Rico that offers a Bachelor's degree program.

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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.

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University of Puerto Rico-Carolina provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 2902 students with 130579 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: Carretera 887 Bo San Anton

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Quarter

General Phone Number: +78725700003262

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: uprc.edu

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