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University of Puerto Rico - Carolina Overview

University of Puerto Rico - Carolina is a public institution situated in Carolina, Puerto Rico. The suburban atmosphere of Carolina makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is University of Puerto Rico - Carolina Known For?

590 Undergraduate Awards
32% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at UPR Carolina is 3%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at UPR Carolina.
  • In 2017-2018, 47% of the faculty were full-time.

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University of Puerto Rico - Carolina Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UPR Carolina.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Most Popular Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Business Support & Assistant Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Most Popular Graphic Communications Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Mechanical Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Most Popular Communications Technologies & Support Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Most Popular Hospitality Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is University of Puerto Rico - Carolina?

Location of University of Puerto Rico - Carolina

Contact details for UPR Carolina are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Carretera 887 Bo San Anton, Carolina, PR 00984-4800
Phone: 787-257-0000
Website: www.uprc.edu/

How Do I Get Into UPR Carolina?

You can apply to UPR Carolina online at: estudiante.upr.edu/

Admission Requirements for UPR Carolina

Submission Required?
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 required
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into UPR Carolina?

32% Acceptance Rate
63% Of Accepted Are Women
100% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate of University of Puerto Rico - Carolina is 32%. While it may not be as selective as some schools, it does screen its applicants very carefully. Do what you can to stand out among others in the pool of applicants!

Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 32%, and the acceptance rate for women is 32%.

Average Test Scores

About 100% of students accepted to UPR Carolina submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 472 and 573. Math scores were between 440 and 557.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Puerto Rico - Carolina  ( 472 to 573 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of Puerto Rico - Carolina  ( 440 to 557 )
200
800
UPR Carolina received ACT scores from 0% of accepted students.

Can I Afford University of Puerto Rico - Carolina?

2% Take Out Loans
2.7% Loan Default Rate

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 UPR Carolina, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $1,944 a year. That adds up to $7,776 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UPR Carolina is 2.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Puerto Rico - Carolina Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,231 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
95% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,014 undergraduate students at UPR Carolina, with 2,231 being full-time and 783 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UPR Carolina

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,231 full-time undergraduates at UPR Carolina, 37% are male and 63% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UPR Carolina

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Puerto Rico - Carolina students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UPR Carolina Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 66
Hispanic or Latino 2,058
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 103

Online Learning at University of Puerto Rico - Carolina

36 Took All Classes Online
84 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2017-2018, 84 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UPR Carolina has changed over the last few years.

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University of Puerto Rico - Carolina Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s TOTAL
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 114 114
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 99 99
Hospitality Management 0 85 85
Graphic Communications 0 61 61
Public Relations & Advertising 0 50 50
Business Administration & Management 0 41 41
Finance & Financial Management 0 39 39
Mechanical Engineering Technology 35 0 35
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 25 25
Design & Applied Arts 6 18 24
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 8 8
Industrial Production Technology 6 0 6
Natural Sciences 2 0 2
Special Education 1 0 1
TOTAL 50 540 590

References

*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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