Caribbean University-Vega Baja

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Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

Carr 671 K.M. 5, Sector El Criollo, Bo. Algarrobo, Vega Baja, PR, 00964

(787) 858-3668    

Caribbean University commits itself to the principle of accessbility, especially to the most disadvantaged; comprehensiveness in its offerings; and adaptability to meet the needs of the community it serves. The University commits to the enhancement of the intellectual and ethical social development. Accepts the responsability of encouraging in its students the respect for human dignity and the desire, through intellectual enlightenment and personal committment, to improve the society of which they are members. Accessibility is an essential element in our quest to reduce social and economic inequalities and strains.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above 


Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers

Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2014 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13
In District $4,970 $4,850 $4,850
In State $4,970 $4,850 $4,850
Out of State $4,970 $4,850 $4,850
Books and Supplies $1,246 $1,200 $1,200
On Campus      
Room and Board - - -
Other Expenses - - -
Off Campus      
Room and Board $5,801 $5,525 $4,500
Other Expenses $1,305 $1,165 $1,100
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $1,165 $1,100
Sport Conference
Cross Country/Track

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
100.0 % $5,113
State/Local Grant
67.0 % $309
Institutional Grants
- -
Loans 6.0 % $2,080 may have scholarship and grant opportunities in our online database for students attending Caribbean University-Vega Baja, whether offered by the school, a private organization or a local or national philanthropic entity. To discover any available opportunities, please conduct a free, college scholarship search. can help you find Private Student Loans for most schools, and offers Student Loan Consolidation solutions for Caribbean University-Vega Baja. We can also assist you in your search for Federal PLUS Loans, Undergraduate Stafford Loans and Graduate Stafford Loans.

The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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