University of Puerto Rico at Carolina: Narrative Description

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PO Box 4800
Carolina, PR 00984-4800
Tel: (787)257-0000; Admissions: (787)257-0000; Web Site:

Description: Commonwealth-supported, primarily 2-year, coed. Part of University of Puerto Rico System. Awards transfer associate, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1974. Setting: 60-acre urban campus with easy access to San Juan. 2,418 applied, 25% were admitted. 5% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Required: PAA. Required for some: SAT I, SAT II: Subject Tests. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 12/6. Notification: continuous until 8/1.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. 28,037 books and 264 serials. 20 computers available on campus for general student use.