University of Puerto Rico-Cayey

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,968
1.48% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$8,335
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
7.87%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
87.8%
809 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
2,885
92.1% Full-Time
2019 Graduation Rate
51.7%
450 Graduates

About

University of Puerto Rico-Cayey is a higher education institution located in Cayey Municipio, PR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey were General Biological Sciences (100 degrees awarded), Natural Sciences (78 degrees), and Other Psychology (65 degrees).

In 2019, 552 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey. 64.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (552 degrees), NaNy times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey is $3,968, which is $-23,312 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey is $3,968, which is $-23,312 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,335.

In 2019, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 6% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,968
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey was $3,968. The cost of tuition at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey is $-23,312 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$8,335
2019 Value
25.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Puerto Rico-Cayey had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,335. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Puerto Rico-Cayey grew by 25.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,114
Room and Board
$2,168
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey was of $12,114 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,168. The cost of room and board increased by 8.54% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
6%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 8.33% with respect to 2018, when 72% 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.
7.87%
2017 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey was 7.87%, which represents 7 out of the 89 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-Cayey received 809 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 11.1% annual decline. Out of those 809 applicants, 710 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.8% acceptance rate.

There were 2,885 students enrolled at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey in 2019, and 100% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Puerto Rico-Cayey has an overall enrollment yield of 79.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
710
Accepted Out of 809

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Puerto Rico-Cayey was 87.8% (710 admissions from 809 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 72.3%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -11.1%, while admissions grew by 7.9%.

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SAT Scores

100%
Submission Percentage
562
Scores Submitted

100% of enrolled first-time students at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Puerto Rico-Cayey has a total enrollment of 2,885 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey is 2,657 students and the part-time enrollment is 228. This means that 92.1% of students enrolled at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey, both undergraduate and graduate, is 100% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White.

Students enrolled at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (65.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (34.9%) and Asian Male (0%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,885 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey is 2,657 and the part-time enrollment is 228. This means that 92.1% of students enrolled at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2019 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-Cayey was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), University of Puerto Rico-Cayey had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,885
  2. Asian
    0
  3. Black or African American
    0

The enrolled student population at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey is 100% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2019, 160 more women than men received degrees from University of Puerto Rico-Cayey. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey is hispanic or latino (552 degrees awarded). There were NaNy times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey is General Biological Sciences (100 degrees awarded), followed by Natural Sciences (78 degrees) and Other Psychology (65 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (78 degrees awarded), Biology (100 degrees), and Psychology (99 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,598,684 people), Secondary school teachers (575,711 people), Physicians (527,494 people), Other managers (324,651 people), and Postsecondary teachers (323,848 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey are Interdisciplinary Studies (78 degrees awarded), Biology (100 degrees), Psychology (99 degrees), Physical Sciences (18 degrees), and Education (69 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey are Surgeons, Physicians, Computer hardware engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey are Interdisciplinary Studies (78 degrees awarded), Biology (100 degrees), Psychology (99 degrees), Physical Sciences (18 degrees), and Education (69 degrees).

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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-Cayey are Elementary & secondary schools (3,142,490 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (760,077 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (745,022 people), Offices of physicians (307,900 people), and Outpatient care centers (277,547 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey are Interdisciplinary Studies (78 degrees awarded), Biology (100 degrees), Psychology (99 degrees), Physical Sciences (18 degrees), and Education (69 degrees).

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Degrees

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-Cayey.
Most Common
  1. 100 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 78 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 65 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey was General Biological Sciences with 100 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

196
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
356
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 196 degrees were awarded to men at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey, which is 0.551 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (356).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 37 degrees were awarded to men at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey in Accounting, which is 1.48 times more than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 66 degrees were awarded to women at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey in General Biological Sciences, which is 1.94 times more than the 34 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
44%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 6% of students graduating from University of Puerto Rico-Cayey completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% within 200%.

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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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (55.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey is Female and Hispanic or Latino (55.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (70.6%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    552 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    0 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey is hispanic or latino (552 degrees awarded). There were NaNy times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    356 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    196 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey is hispanic or latino female (356 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (196 degrees).

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Operations

University of Puerto Rico-Cayey has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.35k (NaNk%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, University of Puerto Rico-Cayey had a total salary expenditure of $52.5M. University of Puerto Rico-Cayey employs 49 Associate professors, 35 Professors, and 33 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey are Female Associate professors (28), Male Associate professors(21), and Male Assistant professors (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey are: Office and Administrative Support, with 75 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 56 employees, and Service with 54 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

University of Puerto Rico-Cayey has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Puerto Rico-Cayey stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.74M - Federal
  2. $146k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, University of Puerto Rico-Cayey received $2.74M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $146k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$21M
2019 Salaries
7.43%
decline from 2018

In 2019, University of Puerto Rico-Cayey paid a median of $21M in salaries, which represents 40% of their overall expenditure ($52.5M) and a 7.43% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.28% decline from 2017 and a 2.89% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.79M
Instructional Salaries
125
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Puerto Rico-Cayey paid a total of $7.79M to 125 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
49 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
75 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey were Associate professor with 49 employees; Professor with 35 employees; and Professor with 33 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey were Office and Administrative Support with 75 employees; Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 56 employees; and Service with 54 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Puerto Rico-Cayey was Female Associate professor with 28 employees, Male Associate professor with 21 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 20 employees.

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