Columbia Central University

country rank  32
world rank  10741

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Founded in 1966, Columbia Central University is a for-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Caguas (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Columbia Central University (CCU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Puerto Rican higher education institution. Columbia Central University (CCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 54 years old Puerto Rican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. CCU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym CCU
Founded 1966

University Location

Address Carretera 183 Km 1.7
Caguas
00726
Puerto Rico
Tel +1 (787) 743 4041
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools
2000 Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Columbia Central University's Library
Columbia Central University-Caguas's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 7,274 physical volumes, 98 physical media, 31,608 digital/electronic medium and 26 licensed digital/electronic databases. Columbia Central University-Caguas's library has 1 branch.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

2007


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico (CEPR)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Columbia College Corporation

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021