University of Puerto Rico – Carolina

Address:
Carretera 887 Bo San Anton, Carolina, PR 00984-4800
Phone:
7.8-725-7E+1
Website:
http://www.uprc.edu
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About University of Puerto Rico – Carolina

University of Puerto Rico – Carolina is classified as a baccalaureate college with a diverse set of academic offerings. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards at least 80% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% for undergraduate students are enrolled full-time. Admissions are selective, and fewer than 20% of entering undergrads are transfer students. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate4,321
 Graduate0
 Total4,321
GenderFemale64%
 Male36%
Student Age% Under 2591%
 % 25 and Over9%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time75%
 % Part-time25%
Race/Ethnicity% White0.0%
 % Black0.0%
 % Asian0.0%
 % Latino100.0%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Race Unknown0.0%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAdvertising
Art Degrees OfferedAssociates Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemQuarter

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal1,482
 % Admitted68%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled82%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesNeither required nor recommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Neither required nor recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT100%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800583 / 800
 SAT Math469 / 800585 / 800

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 In-State Tuition & Fees$2,824
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$5,856
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid71%
 % Undergraduates with Loans4%
 % Undergraduates with Grants71%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$2,735
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,280
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,125
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,900

Neighborhood Data for the Carolina Area

Median Age37.4
Median Household Income$28,671
Total Population161,232
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total46.0% 54.0%
 Age 0-951.0%49.0%
 Age 10-1752.1%47.9%
 Age 18-2447.9%52.1%
 Age 25-2946.5%53.5%
 Age 30-3945.4%54.6%
 40+43.7%56.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White63.2%
 % Black14.4%
 % Asian0.8%
 % Latino98.4%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.6%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,280
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$491
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50061.5%76.6%36.6%
 $500 to $74932.5%15.6%0.0%
 $750 to $9996.0%4.9%10.2%
 Over $10000.0%2.9%5.7%