Caribbean University

Bayamón, PR

Caribbean University, founded in 1969, is a private university. Its campus is located in Bayamón.

Website: www.caribbean.edu

Private
Co-ed
2,920
Undergraduate
Students
(55.7%) 1,626 Women
(44.3%) 1,294 Men
627
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
57% of 1,020 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.64
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
$5,264
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
86
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 55% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 12% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Bayamón Population
205,693
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Juan
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
96.7% Hispanic/Latino
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English    
Mathematics    
Science    
Foreign Language    
Social Studies    
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT    
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
Box 493
City, State, Zip
Bayamón, PR 00960-0493
Phone
(787) 780-0070 x1111
Fax
(787) 785-0101
E-mail
rmorales@caribbean.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for some freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
57% of 1,020 applicants were admitted
Women
51% of 591 applicants were admitted
Men
65% of 429 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
2.64
3.75 and Above
9%
3.50 - 3.74
9%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
32%
2.00 - 2.49
22%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
$5,264
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
Not reported
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 012525
Free
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found to Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
Need-Based Gift
Not reported
Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found to Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
Need-Based Gift
Not reported
Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
  • General Studies
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Work
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Public administration and social services, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, English as a second language, Summer session
Study Abroad
Not offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
86
Part-Time Faculty
275
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
9%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 55% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 12% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
 
Sophomore Standing
Not reported

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
218,933
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
378
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Art History
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English Education
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Human Resources Management
  • Mathematics Education
  • Museum Studies
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Physical Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Special Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Art History
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English Education
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Human Resources Management
  • Mathematics Education
  • Museum Studies
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Physical Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Special Education

Location and Setting


Bayamón Population
205,693
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Juan
Campus Size
16 acres

Weather

Temperature
71 average low in winter, 90 average high in summer
Rain
78 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
55 miles from campus in San Juan
Nearest Train Station
36 miles from campus in San Juan

Housing


College Housing
College does not provide housing for students
Types of Housing
 
Students in College Housing
 
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Not available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cheerleading x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Table Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Weight Lifting x   x  
Wrestling x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Table Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Weight Lifting x  
Wrestling x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Table Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Weight Lifting x  
Wrestling x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, engineering student association, nursing, social work, speech therapy, criminal justices
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,920
Women
1,626 (55.7%)
Men
1,294 (44.3%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,099
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
96.7% Hispanic/Latino
International Students.
Not reported
Average Age
24
All Graduate Students
627

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
20.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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