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Caribbean University - Vega Baja Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Caribbean University - Vega Baja? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Caribbean University - Vega Baja offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Caribbean University - Vega Baja Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Caribbean University - Vega Baja was awarded 29 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is curriculum and instruction.

Overall Quality

Caribbean University - Vega Baja is ranked #2,459 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Caribbean University - Vega Baja?

Acceptance Rate

Caribbean University - Vega Baja has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Caribbean University - Vega Baja Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Caribbean University - Vega Baja is an impressive 6 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Caribbean University - Vega Baja is 21%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  21 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Caribbean University - Vega Baja

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Caribbean University - Vega Baja is 67%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  67 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Caribbean University - Vega Baja is 5%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  5 out of 100
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Caribbean University - Vega Baja Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 130 undergraduates at Caribbean University - Vega Baja with 111 being full-time and 19 being part-time.

How Much Does Caribbean University - Vega Baja Cost?

The overall average net price of Caribbean University - Vega Baja is $4,073. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Caribbean University - Vega Baja, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Caribbean University - Vega Baja, approximately 86% of students took out student loans averaging $1,750 a year. That adds up to $7,000 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Caribbean University - Vega Baja is 21.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Caribbean University - Vega Baja Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Caribbean University - Vega Baja make about $18,700 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 53% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Caribbean University - Vega Baja

Caribbean University - Vega Baja is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. Vega Baja is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Contact details for Caribbean University - Vega Baja are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Carr 671 K.M. 5, Sector El Criollo, Bo. Algarrobo, Vega Baja, PR 00964
Phone: 787-858-3668
Website: www.caribbean.edu/

Caribbean University - Vega Baja Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 13 majors graduated from Caribbean University - Vega Baja. Of these students, 18 received undergraduate degrees and 5 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 8 $15,384
Social Work 4 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 2 $18,498
Accounting 2 NA
Computer Programming 0 NA
Curriculum & Instruction 0 NA
Human Resource Management 0 NA
Instructional Media Design 0 NA
Special Education 0 NA
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 NA

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Online Learning at Caribbean University - Vega Baja

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 142 students took at least one online class at Caribbean University - Vega Baja. This is an increase from the 49 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 142 0
2018-2019 49 0
2017-2018 4 0
2016-2017 30 0
2015-2016 12 0

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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