University of Puerto Rico – Carolina

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University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Highlights

School Information

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Type of School: 4-year, Public
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Address: Carretera 887 Bo San Anton, Carolina, PR 00984-4800
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,392
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 50%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,308 (98% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $6,121
Out-of-state Tuition: $9,053
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 68%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,565

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 15
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Education 2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Psychology 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 611

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $6,121
Out-of-state $9,053
Books and supplies $3,252

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 528 68%
Grant or scholarship aid 527 68% $5,565
Student loan aid 12 2% $1,944

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,944 78% $4,674
Federal student loans 151 4% $3,484

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Puerto Rico-Carolina. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Puerto Rico-Carolina students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,639 926 1,713
Percent admitted 100% 33% 31%
Percent admitted who enrolled 27% 29% 26%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 3,392
Undergraduate enrollment 3,392
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Puerto Rico-Carolina Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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