NUC University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,448
0.0621% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$6,527
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.03%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
26,720
68% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
36.2%
127 Graduates

About

NUC University is a higher education institution located in Bayamón Municipio, PR. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at NUC University were Registered Nursing (687 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (253 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (158 degrees).

In 2022, 9,792 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at NUC University. 62.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (8,669 degrees), 19 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (457 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at NUC University is $6,448, which is $−8,493 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at NUC University is $6,448, which is $−8,494 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,527.

In 2022, 85% of undergraduate students attending NUC University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,448
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at NUC University was $6,448. The cost of tuition at NUC University is $−8,494 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$6,527
2022 Value
1.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 NUC University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,527. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of NUC University grew by 1.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,794
Room and Board
$928
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at NUC University was of $7,794 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 9.65% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $928. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.27% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

85% of undergraduate students at NUC University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 41.7% with respect to 2021, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.03%
2019 Default Rate
447
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at NUC University was 5.03%, which represents 447 out of the 8893 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

NUC University had a total enrollment of 26,720 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at NUC University is 18,174 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,546. This means that 68% of students enrolled at NUC University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at NUC University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 91.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.93% Black or African American, 2.77% White, 0.599% Two or More Races, 0.427% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.18% Asian, and 0.0823% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at NUC University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (59.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (30%) and Black or African American Female (3.33%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (74.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (23.6%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (0.528%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at NUC University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 26,720 students. The full-time enrollment at NUC University is 18,174 and the part-time enrollment is 8,546. This means that 68% of students enrolled at NUC University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at NUC University was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), NUC University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    24,443 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1,050 enrolled students
  3. White
    739 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at NUC University is 91.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.93% Black or African American, 2.77% White, 0.599% Two or More Races, 0.427% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.18% Asian, and 0.0823% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 141 students (0.528%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 2,430 more women than men received degrees from NUC University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at NUC University is hispanic or latino (8,669 degrees awarded). There were 19 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (457 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at NUC University is Registered Nursing (687 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (253 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (158 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at NUC University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (752 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (2,673 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (668 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at NUC University are Registered nurses (1,396,887 people), Medical & health services managers (152,360 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,815 people), Pharmacists (134,189 people), and Physicians (108,220 people).

The most specialized majors at NUC University in 2022 are Construction (752 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (2,673 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (668 degrees), Engineering Technologies (354 degrees), and Health (3,618 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at NUC University are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, and Physician assistants

The most specialized majors at NUC University are Construction (752 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (2,673 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (668 degrees), Engineering Technologies (354 degrees), and Health (3,618 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at NUC University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,490,966 people), Outpatient care centers (239,525 people), Elementary & secondary schools (229,603 people), Offices of physicians (203,853 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (143,407 people).

The most specialized majors at NUC University are Construction (752 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (2,673 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (668 degrees), Engineering Technologies (354 degrees), and Health (3,618 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by NUC University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 548 degrees awarded
  2. 504 degrees awarded
  3. 381 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at NUC University was Nail Specialist & Manicurist with 548 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,681
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
6,111
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 3,681 degrees were awarded to men at NUC University, which is 0.602 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (6,111).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 387 degrees were awarded to men at NUC University in Other Electrical Maintenance & Repair Technology, which is 22.8 times more than the 17 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 741 degrees were awarded to men at NUC University in Registered Nursing, which is 3.76 times more than the 197 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
2%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 0% of students graduating from NUC University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 2% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 2% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at NUC University is Male and Black or African American (75% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    8,669 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    457 degrees awarded
  3. White
    422 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at NUC University is hispanic or latino (8,669 degrees awarded). There were 19 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (457 degrees).

0.46% of degree recipients (45 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    5,398 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    3,271 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    301 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at NUC University is hispanic or latino female (5,398 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (3271 degrees).

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Operations

NUC University employs 177 Instructors, 52 Associate professors and 7 Professors. Most academics at NUC University are Female Instructor (118), Male Instructor (59), and Female Associate professor (36).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at NUC University are: Management, with 377 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 294 employees, and Sales and related with 271 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$67.9M
2022 Salaries
3.69%
growth from 2021

In 2022, NUC University paid a median of $67.9M in salaries, a 3.69% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.6M
Instructional Salaries
236
Number of Employees

In 2022, NUC University paid a total of $6.6M to 236 employees working as instructors, which represents 9.72% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
177 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
377 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at NUC University were Instructor with 177 employees, Associate professor with 52 employees, and Professor with 7 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at NUC University were Management with 377 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 294 employees, and Sales and related with 271 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at NUC University was Female Instructor with 118 employees, Male Instructor with 59 employees, and Female Associate professor with 36 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at NUC University.

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