University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,536
8.28% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$13,605
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.89%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
55.4%
1,752 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,270
77.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
54.2%
269 Graduates

About

University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) is a higher education institution located in Carolina Municipio, PR. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) were Forensic Psychology (86 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (78 degrees), and Hotel Administration & Management (34 degrees).

In 2022, 433 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142). 67.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (418 degrees), 38 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) is $7,536, which is $−20,794 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) is $7,536, which is $−20,794 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,605.

In 2022, 90% of undergraduate students attending University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 3% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,536
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) was $7,536. The cost of tuition at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) is $−20,794 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$13,605
2022 Value
25%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,605. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) grew by 25%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,161
Room and Board
$2,793
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) was of $11,161 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,793. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
3%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

90% of undergraduate students at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.1% with respect to 2021, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.89%
2019 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) was 3.89%, which represents 7 out of the 180 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) received 1,752 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 8.18% annual growth. Out of those 1,752 applicants, 971 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 55.4% acceptance rate.

There were 2,270 students enrolled at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) in 2022. 100% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) has an overall enrollment yield of 72.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

55.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
971
Accepted Out of 1,752

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) was 55.4% (971 admissions from 1,752 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 44.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 8.18%, while admissions grew by 13.8%..

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SAT Scores

100%
Submission Percentage (2022)
701
Scores Submitted (2022)

100% of enrolled first-time students at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) had a total enrollment of 2,270 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) is 1,758 students and the part-time enrollment is 512. This means that 77.4% of students enrolled at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142), both undergraduate and graduate, is 95.2% Hispanic or Latino, 3.74% Black or African American, 0.881% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.132% White, and 0.0441% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (60.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (34.2%) and Black or African American Female (2.96%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,270 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) is 1,758 and the part-time enrollment is 512. This means that 77.4% of students enrolled at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,161 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    85 enrolled students
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    20 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) is 95.2% Hispanic or Latino, 3.74% Black or African American, 0.881% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.132% White, and 0.0441% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 153 more women than men received degrees from University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) is hispanic or latino (418 degrees awarded). There were 38 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) is Forensic Psychology (86 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (78 degrees) and Hotel Administration & Management (34 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (33 degrees awarded), Protective Services (110 degrees), and Psychology (86 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) are Accountants & auditors (1,047,400 people), Other managers (809,409 people), Financial managers (506,778 people), Chief executives & legislators (405,314 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (290,815 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) in 2022 are Communication Technologies (33 degrees awarded), Protective Services (110 degrees), Psychology (86 degrees), Engineering Technologies (32 degrees), and Business (132 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) are Communication Technologies (33 degrees awarded), Protective Services (110 degrees), Psychology (86 degrees), Engineering Technologies (32 degrees), and Business (132 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) are Elementary & secondary schools (836,182 people), Computer Systems Design (593,712 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (533,644 people), Banking & related activities (512,206 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (506,463 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) are Communication Technologies (33 degrees awarded), Protective Services (110 degrees), Psychology (86 degrees), Engineering Technologies (32 degrees), and Business (132 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 86 degrees awarded
  2. 78 degrees awarded
  3. 34 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) was Forensic Psychology with 86 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

140
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
293
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 140 degrees were awarded to men at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142), which is 0.478 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (293).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 22 degrees were awarded to men at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 0.393 times less than the 56 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 67 degrees were awarded to men at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) in Forensic Psychology, which is 3.53 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%
100% Completion Time
51%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 36% of students graduating from University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) is Female and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    418 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    11 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) is hispanic or latino (418 degrees awarded). There were 38 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    284 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    134 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) is hispanic or latino female (284 degrees awarded). There were 2.12 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (134 degrees).

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Operations

University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) employs 27 Assistant professors, 24 Professors and 23 Instructors. Most academics at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) are Male Assistant professor (15), Male Professor (13), and Male Instructor (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 81 employees, Management, with 34 employees, and Service with 23 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$15.6M
2022 Salaries
3.38%
decline from 2021

In 2022, University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) paid a median of $15.6M in salaries, a 3.38% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.32M
Instructional Salaries
94
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) paid a total of $7.32M to 94 employees working as instructors, which represents 47% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
27 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
81 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) were Assistant professor with 27 employees, Professor with 24 employees, and Instructor with 23 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) were Office and Administrative Support with 81 employees, Management with 34 employees, and Service with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142) was Male Assistant professor with 15 employees, Male Professor with 13 employees, and Male Instructor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Puerto Rico-Carolina (243142).

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