Boricua College: Narrative Description

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3755 Broadway
New York, NY 10032-1560
Tel: (212)694-1000
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Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1974. Setting: urban campus. Endowment: $50,000. Educational spending 2003-04: $1862 per student. Total enrollment: 1,520. Faculty: 116 (51 full-time, 65 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. 986 applied, 47% were admitted. 89% 25 or older. Retention: 85% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: 15-15-8. Accelerated degree program, honors program, summer session for credit, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, 2 recommendations, interview, proficiency in English and Spanish, CAT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Tuition: $7200 full-time. Mandatory fees: $100 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Choral group. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Boricua College Library plus 1 other with 112,600 books and 780 serials. Operations spending 2003-04: $58,539. 63 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.