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Universidad del Este

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Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
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Tuition & Fees

$5,820

Average Salary in 10 Years

$22,700
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Universidad del Este

Universidad del Este is located in Carolina, Puerto Rico. It is a large private not-for-profit school part of the Sistema Universitario Ana G. Mendez system and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 10,140 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Health Professions and Related Programs, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Personal and Culinary Services, and Public Administration and Social Service Professions. 28% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $19,300.

About
🗺 Carr. # 190 Esq. Calle 220 Bo. Sabana Abajo
Carolina, Puerto Rico 00985
Mission To promote the integral development of individuals, to become responsible, solidary citizens, able to contribute to the sustainable development of the environment through a socio-humanistic education of excellence; valuing research, internationalization, entrepeneurship, technology, culture and community engagement.
🌐 ac.suagm.edu/universidades/universidad-este
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Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

28%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

23%

Women Graduation Rate

32%

Undergrad Graduation Rate

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Cost
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Can you afford to attend Universidad del Este?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$8,398
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$5,820
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$5,820
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$5,820
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$8,282
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$88
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Universidad del Este would expect to pay over 10 years.

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Universidad del Este Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

97%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

55%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Universidad del Este you can visit ac.suagm.edu/solicitantes/becas-asistencia-economica.

Universidad del Este Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $5,820
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $5,820
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Universidad del Este?

Universidad del Este students, on average, make $22,700 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 4% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Universidad del Este

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Universidad del Este. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

4.1%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Universidad del Este.

Median Earnings of Students from Universidad del Este

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Universidad del Este.

Male Students: Average Earnings from Universidad del Este

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Universidad del Este.

Female Students: Average Earnings from Universidad del Este

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Universidad del Este.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Universidad del Este

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Universidad del Este.
Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Universidad del Este? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

3.9x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Universidad del Este. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Universidad del Este. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

3.4x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Universidad del Este. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Universidad del Este. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

23
students per faculty

Average Professional Salary

$46,530
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-Low
Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Universidad del Este?

Yes
Highest degree: Master's degree
Students
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Undergraduate Focus

87%

Undergrads

10,140

Total Students

11,642
undergrads and grad students

Part-Time Students

30%

Students over 25

33%

Student Median Household Income

$21,683
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

60%
of undergraduates

Men

40%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

More Women

Universidad del Este has more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 67 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 150 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Universidad del Este

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Where are Students from?

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Universidad del Este study?

Universidad del Este Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Universidad del Este are:

  1. Health Professions and Related Programs
  2. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  3. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
  4. Personal and Culinary Services
  5. Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Approximately 84% of students choose to study one of these majors.
Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at Universidad del Este?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

72%

Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate

34%

Students Who Transfer Out of Universidad del Este

7%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Universidad del Este has a retention rate of 72% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

Transfers
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Undergraduate Transfers

381
4% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Low

Universidad del Este has around 381 students who transfer into the school each year. This is fairly low at approximately 4% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Universidad del Este as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Politics in Puerto Rico
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Politically, Puerto Rico tends to be No data. In the 2016 Presidential election, 0% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 0% voted for the Republican party, and 0% voted for neither.