National University College Overview
National University College is a private for-profit institution situated in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is National University College Known For?
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at National University College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 24% of the faculty were full-time.
- It takes the average National University College student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
National University College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
National University College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at National University College.
Where Is National University College?
Contact details for National University College are given below.
|Address:||Carr. #2 Edificio National College Plaza, Bayamon, PR 00960|
How Do I Get Into National University College?
You can apply to National University College online at: www.nuc.edu
Admission Requirements for National University College
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||neither required nor recommended|
|TOEFL||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into National University College?
Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 68% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 60%, and the acceptance rate for women is 59%.
Can I Afford National University College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At National University College, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $4,999 a year. That adds up to $19,996 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at National University College is 16.7%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
National University College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,225 graduate students at the school.
Of the 4,569 full-time undergraduates at National University College, 32% are male and 68% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of National University College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||6|
|Hispanic or Latino||4,501|
Puerto Rico students aren't the only ones who study at National University College. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Online Learning at National University College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at National University College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the most popular in Puerto Rico for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of National University College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at National University College was 5.7%. This is the #1,613 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at National University College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of National University College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at National University College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at National University College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||#86|
|Computer Information Systems||#119|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#191|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#231|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#270|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#284|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#323|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
National University College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||78||238||1||317|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||312||0||0||312|
|Business Administration & Management||28||78||107||213|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||177||14||0||191|
|Dental Support Services||109||0||0||109|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||0||1||66||67|
|Human Resource Management||0||2||54||56|
|Computer Systems Networking||0||51||0||51|
|Allied Health Professions||49||0||0||49|
|Electronics Engineering Technology||43||0||0||43|
|Computer Information Systems||18||0||0||18|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||0||3||0||3|
|Curriculum & Instruction||0||0||3||3|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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