University of Puerto Rico - Carolina Overview
Located in Carolina, Puerto Rico, University of Puerto Rico - Carolina is a public institution. 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?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UPR Carolina.
- For the 2019-2020 academic year, 62% of the faculty were full-time.
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.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UPR Carolina has earned from around the web.
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Where Is University of Puerto Rico - Carolina?
Contact details for UPR Carolina are given below.
|Address:||Carretera 887 Bo San Anton, Carolina, PR 00984-4800|
How Do I Get Into UPR Carolina?
You can apply to UPR Carolina online at: estudiante.upr.edu/admisiones/
Admission Requirements for UPR Carolina
|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|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UPR Carolina?
Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 43%, and the acceptance rate for women is 43%.
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 455 and 559. Math scores were between 418 and 529.
Can I Afford University of Puerto Rico - Carolina?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UPR Carolina, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $2,625 a year. That adds up to $10,500 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UPR Carolina is 10.6%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
University of Puerto Rico - Carolina Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,962 full-time undergraduates at UPR Carolina, 34% are male and 66% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Puerto Rico - Carolina students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||60|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,887|
Online Learning at University of Puerto Rico - Carolina
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UPR Carolina has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of UPR Carolina
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Puerto Rico - Carolina was 266.8%. This is the #232 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UPR Carolina regardless of major.
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%.
University of Puerto Rico - Carolina Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||0||125||125|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||0||90||90|
|Business Administration & Management||0||58||58|
|Finance & Financial Management||0||56||56|
|Public Relations & Advertising||0||39||39|
|Mechanical Engineering Technology||29||0||29|
|Design & Applied Arts||1||19||20|
|Electromechanical Engineering Technology||17||0||17|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||0||12||12|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||0||6||6|
|Industrial Production Technology||0||0||0|
*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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