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

1,479 Undergraduate Degrees
173 Graduate Degrees
59% Acceptance Rate

Where Is National University College?

Location of National University College

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

Admission Requirements for National University College

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores neither required nor recommended
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into National University College?

59% Acceptance Rate
68% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at National University College is 59%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 68% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 60%, and the acceptance rate for women is 59%.

Can I Afford National University College?

$0 Net Price
26% Take Out Loans
16.7% Loan Default Rate

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 National University College, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $4,999 a year. That adds up to $19,996 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at National University College is 16.7%. 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

5,829 Full-Time Undergraduates
70% Women
100% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,212 undergraduate students at National University College, with 5,829 being full-time and 4,383 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  National University College

There are also 1,048 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,829 full-time undergraduates at National University College, 30% are male and 70% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  National University College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of National University College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 5,829
White 0
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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

3,364 Took All Classes Online
5,651 Took At Least One Class Online
5.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 14 bachelor’s degree and 8 master’s degree programs available online at National University College. In 2017-2018, 5,651 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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This school is the most popular in Puerto Rico for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of National University College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at National University College was 5.7%. This is the #1,112 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at National University College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of National University College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Nursing 3%
Registered Nursing 5%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at National University College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at National University College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #286
Nursing #351

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 Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 441 1,038 91 1,570
Nursing Education 0 0 82 82
TOTAL 441 1,038 173 1,652

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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