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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?

0 Undergraduate Awards
45% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at UPR Carolina is 4%, 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.
  • 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 <nil> academic year, 55% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is 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

How Do I Get Into UPR Carolina?

You can apply to UPR Carolina online at:

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?

45% Acceptance Rate
62% Of Accepted Are Women
100% Submit SAT Scores
UPR Carolina has a fairly low acceptance rate of 45%, which makes it more selective than most schools. Take time to make sure you submit all the requested materials and you prepare the application in full. You don't want to get denied right off the bat due to an incomplete application!

Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 50%, and the acceptance rate for women is 42%.

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 424 and 539. Math scores were between 398 and 518.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Puerto Rico - Carolina  ( 424 to 539 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Puerto Rico - Carolina  ( 398 to 518 )
UPR Carolina received ACT scores from 0% of accepted students.

Can I Afford University of Puerto Rico - Carolina?

1% Take Out Loans
3.8% Loan Default Rate

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 1% of students took out student loans averaging $3,111 a year. That adds up to $12,444 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UPR Carolina is 3.8%. 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

1,804 Full-Time Undergraduates
65% Women
100% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,367 undergraduate students at UPR Carolina, with 1,804 being full-time and 563 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,804 full-time undergraduates at UPR Carolina, 35% are male and 65% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 71
Hispanic or Latino 1,722
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

Online Learning at University of Puerto Rico - Carolina

208 Took All Classes Online
1,561 Took At Least One Class Online
266.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 1,561 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.


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%.


*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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