Caribbean University-Carolina

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,778
2.62% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$5,867
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
6.35%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
147
76.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.3%
7 Graduates

About

Caribbean University-Carolina is a higher education institution located in Carolina Municipio, PR. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Caribbean University-Carolina were Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (7 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Police Science (6 degrees), and Social Work (5 degrees).

In 2022, 28 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Caribbean University-Carolina. 82.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 17.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (28 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Caribbean University-Carolina is $4,778, which is $−23,552 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Caribbean University-Carolina is $4,778, which is $−23,552 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,867.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Caribbean University-Carolina received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 49% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,778
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Caribbean University-Carolina was $4,778. The cost of tuition at Caribbean University-Carolina is $−23,552 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$5,867
2022 Value
157%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Caribbean University-Carolina had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,867. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Caribbean University-Carolina grew by 157%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,007
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Caribbean University-Carolina was of $6,007 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
49%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Caribbean University-Carolina received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
6.35%
2019 Default Rate
45
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Caribbean University-Carolina was 6.35%, which represents 45 out of the 709 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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Enrollment

Caribbean University-Carolina had a total enrollment of 147 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Caribbean University-Carolina is 112 students and the part-time enrollment is 35. This means that 76.2% of students enrolled at Caribbean University-Carolina are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Caribbean University-Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 100% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at Caribbean University-Carolina in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (77.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (22.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (75%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (25%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

76.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Caribbean University-Carolina in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 147 students. The full-time enrollment at Caribbean University-Carolina is 112 and the part-time enrollment is 35. This means that 76.2% of students enrolled at Caribbean University-Carolina are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
2022 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 Caribbean University-Carolina was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Caribbean University-Carolina had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Hispanic or Latino
Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
147 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Caribbean University-Carolina is 100% Hispanic or Latino. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 18 more women than men received degrees from Caribbean University-Carolina. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Caribbean University-Carolina is hispanic or latino (28 degrees awarded).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Caribbean University-Carolina is Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (7 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Police Science (6 degrees) and Social Work (5 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Caribbean University-Carolina, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (6 degrees awarded), Protective Services (7 degrees), and Health (9 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Caribbean University-Carolina are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,750,489 people), Registered nurses (1,531,280 people), Accountants & auditors (1,072,711 people), Other managers (847,633 people), and Financial managers (522,664 people).

The most specialized majors at Caribbean University-Carolina in 2022 are Public Administration and Social Service (6 degrees awarded), Protective Services (7 degrees), Health (9 degrees), Education (2 degrees), and Business (4 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Caribbean University-Carolina are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Caribbean University-Carolina are Public Administration and Social Service (6 degrees awarded), Protective Services (7 degrees), Health (9 degrees), Education (2 degrees), and Business (4 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Caribbean University-Carolina are Elementary & secondary schools (3,363,496 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,935,582 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (673,732 people), Computer Systems Design (567,401 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (561,455 people).

The most specialized majors at Caribbean University-Carolina are Public Administration and Social Service (6 degrees awarded), Protective Services (7 degrees), Health (9 degrees), Education (2 degrees), and Business (4 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Caribbean University-Carolina.

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Caribbean University-Carolina was Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants with 7 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

5
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
23
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Caribbean University-Carolina, which is 0.217 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (23).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 3 degrees were awarded to men at Caribbean University-Carolina in Criminal Justice - Police Science, which is 0.75 times less than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Caribbean University-Carolina in Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants, which is 3.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
31%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 13% of students graduating from Caribbean University-Carolina completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Caribbean University-Carolina is Male and Hispanic or Latino (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Hispanic or Latino
Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Caribbean University-Carolina is hispanic or latino (28 degrees awarded).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    23 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Caribbean University-Carolina is hispanic or latino female (23 degrees awarded). There were 4.6 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (5 degrees).

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Operations

Caribbean University-Carolina employs 4 Instructors, 2 Assistant professors. Most academics at Caribbean University-Carolina are Male Instructor (2), Female Instructor (2), and Male Assistant professor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Caribbean University-Carolina are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 2 employees, Management, with 1 employees, and Sales and related with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$386k
2022 Salaries
42.8%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Caribbean University-Carolina paid a median of $386k in salaries, a 42.8% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$156k
Instructional Salaries
6
Number of Employees

In 2021, Caribbean University-Carolina paid a total of $156k to 6 employees working as instructors, which represents 57.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
4 Employees
Computer, Engineering, and Science
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
2 Employees

In 2021, the most common positions for instructional staff at Caribbean University-Carolina were Instructor with 4 employees, and Assistant professor with 2 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Caribbean University-Carolina were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 2 employees, Management with 1 employees, and Sales and related with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2021)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2021, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Caribbean University-Carolina was Male Instructor with 2 employees, Female Instructor with 2 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Caribbean University-Carolina.

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