Universidad Central del Caribe

country rank  21
world rank  7747

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University Overview

Established in 1976, Universidad Central del Caribe (Central University of the Caribbean) is a non-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, Universidad Central del Caribe (UCC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational Puerto Rican higher education institution. Universidad Central del Caribe (UCC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 44 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 80-90% making this Puerto Rican higher education organization a least selective institution. UCC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Central University of the Caribbean
Acronym UCC
Founded 1976
Colours Orange and green

University Location

Address PO Box 60-327
Bayamón
00960-6032
Puerto Rico
Tel +1 (787) 798 3001
Fax +1 (787) 798 6836

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 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 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 required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is 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 80-90%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers
2000 Classification Medical schools and medical centers
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Central del Caribe's Library
Universidad Central Del Caribe's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 4,651 physical volumes, 40 physical media, 114 digital/electronic medium and 21 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
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

2003


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico (CEPR)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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