Huertas Junior College: Narrative Description

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PO Box 8429
Caguas, PR 00726
Tel: (787)743-2156; Admissions: (787)743-1242; E-mail: [email protected]

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards terminal associate degrees. Founded 1945. Setting: 4-acre urban campus with easy access to San Juan. Educational spending 2002-03: $570 per student. Total enrollment: 1,606. 1,047 applied, 92% were admitted. 100% Hispanic. Core. Calendar: trimesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, part-time degree program, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Common Application, deferred admission. Required for some: minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $27. Tuition: $5303 full-time, $118 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $3200 full-time, $63 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Choral group. Social organizations: 1 open to all. Student services: health clinic. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Learning Resources Center with 5,524 books and 1,144 serials. 100 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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