Columbia College (Caguas): Narrative Description

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PO Box 8517
Caguas, PR 00726
Tel: (787)743-4041
Fax: (787)744-7931
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Proprietary, 4-year, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: 6-acre rural campus with easy access to San Juan. Total enrollment: 780. Faculty: 52 (15 full-time, 37 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 345 applied, 63% were admitted. Full-time: 387 students, 75% women, 25% men. Part-time: 393 students, 65% women, 35% men. 0% Native American, 100% Hispanic, 0% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 68% 25 or older. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Accelerated degree program, independent study, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: Common Application. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: essay. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Tuition: $4310 full-time, $135 per unit part-time. Mandatory fees: $300 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Efrain Sola Bezares Library with 10,200 books, 164 serials, and an OPAC. 55 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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