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Located in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, National University College is a private for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

1,184 Undergraduate Degrees
48 Graduate Degrees

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National University College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at National University College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#10 Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Most Popular Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is National University College?

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Contact details for National University College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Carr. #2 Edificio National College Plaza, Bayamon, PR 00960
Phone: 787-982-3000
Website: www.nuc.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nationaluniversitycollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/NUCPR

How Do I Get Into National University College?

You can apply to National University College online at: www.nuc.edu/

National University College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford National University College?

45% Take Out Loans
19.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At National University College, approximately 45% of students took out student loans averaging $6,752 a year. That adds up to $27,008 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at National University College is 19.4%. 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.

National University College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,130 Full-Time Undergraduates
71% Women
97% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 24,705 undergraduate students at National University College, with 4,130 being full-time and 20,575 being part-time.

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There are also 1,294 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,130 full-time undergraduates at National University College, 29% are male and 71% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of National University College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2
Black or African American 52
Hispanic or Latino 3,945
White 78
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 52

Geographic Diversity

Puerto Rico students aren't the only ones who study at National University College. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at National University College

10,155 Took All Classes Online
15,544 Took At Least One Class Online
38.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 15,544 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at National University College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Affordability Rankings of National University College Rankings

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at National University College was $6,675 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how National University College is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Registered Nursing #19 #40
Nursing #22 #48

Online Growth Rankings of National University College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at National University College was 38.8%. This is the #493 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at National University College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

National University College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 144 0 919 48 1,111
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 121 0 0 121
TOTAL 144 121 919 48 1,232

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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