Caribbean University-Carolina

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,464

1.64% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$4,314

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

17%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

395

67.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

26.4%

14 Graduates

About

Caribbean University-Carolina is a higher education institution located in Carolina Municipio, PR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Caribbean University-Carolina were Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (23 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (7 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Police Science (7 degrees).

In 2017, 94 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Caribbean University-Carolina. 84% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 16% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (94 degrees), N/A times approximately the same then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Caribbean University-Carolina is $4,464, which is $-20,730 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Caribbean University-Carolina is $4,464, which is $-20,730 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,314.

In 2017, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 37% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,464

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Caribbean University-Carolina was $4,464. The cost of tuition at Caribbean University-Carolina is $-20,730 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$4,314

2017 Value

18.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Caribbean University-Carolina had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,314. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Caribbean University-Carolina grew by 18.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,947

Room and Board

$1,246

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Caribbean University-Carolina was of $5,947 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,246. The cost of room and board increased by 1% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

37%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Caribbean University-Carolina received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 7.37% with respect to 2016, when 95% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

17%

2016 Default Rate

128

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Caribbean University-Carolina was 17%, which represents 128 out of the 754 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Caribbean University-Carolina has a total enrollment of 395 students. The full-time enrollment at Caribbean University-Carolina is 268 students and the part-time enrollment is 127. This means that 67.8% of students enrolled at Caribbean University-Carolina are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Caribbean University-Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 100% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White.

Students enrolled at Caribbean University-Carolina in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (73.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (26.6%) and Two or More Races Female (0%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (77.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (22.6%) and Black or African American Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Caribbean University-Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 395 students. The full-time enrollment at Caribbean University-Carolina is 268 and the part-time enrollment is 127. This means that 67.8% of students enrolled at Caribbean University-Carolina are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Caribbean University-Carolina was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Caribbean University-Carolina had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    395

  2. Asian

    0

  3. Black or African American

    0

The enrolled student population at Caribbean University-Carolina is 100% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2017, 64 more women than men received degrees from Caribbean University-Carolina. The majority of degree recipients at Caribbean University-Carolina are hispanic or latino (94 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Caribbean University-Carolina is Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (23 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (7 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Police Science (7 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Caribbean University-Carolina, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (9 degrees awarded), Education (17 degrees), and Health (51 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Caribbean University-Carolina are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,085,316 people), Registered nurses (1,427,493 people), Accountants & auditors (1,134,218 people), Other managers (734,839 people), and Financial managers (445,522 people).

The most specialized majors at Caribbean University-Carolina are Protective Services (9 degrees awarded), Education (17 degrees), Health (51 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (4 degrees), and Business (13 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Caribbean University-Carolina are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Caribbean University-Carolina are Protective Services (9 degrees awarded), Education (17 degrees), Health (51 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (4 degrees), and Business (13 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Caribbean University-Carolina are Elementary & secondary schools (3,310,306 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,836,768 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (631,929 people), Banking & related activities (520,688 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (515,904 people).

The most specialized majors at Caribbean University-Carolina are Protective Services (9 degrees awarded), Education (17 degrees), Health (51 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (4 degrees), and Business (13 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Caribbean University-Carolina.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Caribbean University-Carolina was Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants with 23 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 15

  2. 79

In 2017, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Caribbean University-Carolina, which is 0.19 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (79).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Caribbean University-Carolina in Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants, which is 0.133 times less than the 45 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 45 degrees were awarded to women at Caribbean University-Carolina in Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants, which is 7.5 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%

100% Completion Time

15%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 0% of students graduating from Caribbean University-Carolina completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (30.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Caribbean University-Carolina is Female and Hispanic or Latino (30.2% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    94 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Caribbean University-Carolina is hispanic or latino (94 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    79 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    15 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Caribbean University-Carolina is hispanic or latino female (79 degrees awarded). There were 5.27 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (15 degrees).

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Operations

Caribbean University-Carolina has an endowment valued at nearly $256, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Caribbean University-Carolina had a total salary expenditure of $1.02M. Caribbean University-Carolina employs 7 Instructors, 1 Assistant professors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Caribbean University-Carolina are Female Instructors (4), Male Instructors(3), and Male Assistant professors (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Caribbean University-Carolina are: Office and Administrative Support, with 6 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 4 employees, and Management with 1 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$256

2017 Endowment

5.02k%

growth from 2016

Caribbean University-Carolina has an endowment valued at about $256, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Caribbean University-Carolina grew 5.02k% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $37.1M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Caribbean University-Carolina (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $20.2k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Caribbean University-Carolina received $20.2k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$454k

2017 Salaries

20.3%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Caribbean University-Carolina paid a median of $454k in salaries, which represents 44.3% of their overall expenditure ($1.02M) and a 20.3% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 14.6% decline from 2015 and a 5.6% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$210k

Instructional Salaries

8

Number of Employees

In 2017, Caribbean University-Carolina paid a total of $210k to 8 employees working as instructors, which represents 46.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

7 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

6 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Caribbean University-Carolina were Instructor with 7 employees; Assistant professor with 1 employees; and Assistant professor with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Caribbean University-Carolina were Office and Administrative Support with 6 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees; and Management with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Caribbean University-Carolina was Female Instructor with 4 employees, Male Instructor with 3 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Caribbean University-Carolina.

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