Universidad de Puerto Rico Carolina

country rank  29
world rank  9338

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University Overview

Established in 1974, Universidad de Puerto Rico Carolina (University of Puerto Rico at Carolina) is a non-profit public state multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Carolina (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Universidad de Puerto Rico Carolina (UPRCA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Puerto Rican higher education institution. Universidad de Puerto Rico Carolina (UPRCA) 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 46 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 30-40% making this Puerto Rican higher education organization a very selective institution. UPRCA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name University of Puerto Rico at Carolina
Acronym UPRCA
Founded 1974

University Location

Address Carretera 887 Bo San Anton
Carolina
00984-4800
Puerto Rico
Tel +1 (787) 257 0000
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)
Not reported
International
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported

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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 recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are required
Admission Rate 30-40%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de Puerto Rico Carolina's Library
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 29,794 physical volumes, 2,612 physical media, 1 digital/electronic media and 60 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1978


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico (CEPR)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Puerto Rico
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020