Caribbean University

country rank  22
world rank  8208

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University Overview

Established in 1969, Caribbean University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Bayamón (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Carolina, Ponce, Vega Baja. Officially recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Caribbean University is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Puerto Rican higher education institution. Caribbean University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 51 years old Puerto Rican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Puerto Rican higher education organization a least selective institution. Caribbean University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1969
Motto We believe in you and your future

University Location

Address 167 Avenue Km 21.2
Bayamón
00960-0493
Puerto Rico
Tel +1 (787) 780 0070
Fax +1 (787) 785 0101
Other locations Carolina, Ponce, Vega Baja

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)
Minority Serving Hispanic-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate 80-90%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Caribbean University's Library
Caribbean University-Bayamon's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 81,633 physical volumes, 2,570 physical media, 9,600 digital/electronic medium and 42 licensed digital/electronic databases. Caribbean University-Bayamon's library has 3 branches.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
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

1977


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico (CEPR)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021