National University College

country rank  17
world rank  6871

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University Overview

Established in 1983, National University College is a for-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Bayamón (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, National University College (NUC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Puerto Rican higher education institution. National University College (NUC) 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 37 years old Puerto Rican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Puerto Rican higher education organization a averagely selective institution. NUC 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 NUC
Founded 1983

University Location

Address Carretera #2 Edificio National College Plaza
Bayamón
00960
Puerto Rico
Tel +1 (787) 589 8227
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)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is neither required nor recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools
2000 Classification Associates Colleges
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to National University College's Library
National University College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 16,629 physical volumes, 303 physical media, 56,850 digital/electronic medium and 80 licensed digital/electronic databases. National University College's library has 6 branches.
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

2013


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico (CEPR)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • EduK Group

Academic Structure

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