National University College Rio Grande: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - Below AverageSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Oustanding
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National University College Rio Grande is a small four-year, private for-profit school with 1,530 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1970 and is one of the 2 schools located in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
15
Fair
National University College Rio Grande will give you the opportunity to get an associate's degree or bachelor's degree.

National University College Rio Grande deploys a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 15 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical, Physical Therapy, Pharmacy, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
84%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at National University College Rio Grande is high at 84% (well above Puerto Rico average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at National University College Rio Grande is very low - 10%.

Student to faculty ratio at National University College Rio Grande is reasonable - 22:1. Learn more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,600
Low
Average tuition charges are low, $6,200 annually. The additional fees at National University College Rio Grande not covered by tuition are approximately $400; which totals $6,600 annually.

Read the details about National University College Rio Grande additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
79%
As reported in recent government data, 567 applications were submitted and 446 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

The school might accept credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities) and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at National University College Rio Grande is $25.00. The graduate application fee is $25.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to National University College Rio Grande and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (787) 888-8286 or check National University College Rio Grande Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
National University College Rio Grande provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at National University College Rio Grande, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at National University College Rio Grande.

Based on the college crime numbers, National University College Rio Grande appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

National University College Rio Grande Location and Maps



Post Address: National University College Rio Grande, Carr. #3 Km 22.01 - Barrio Cienaga Baja, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico 00745
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