Universidad del Este (UNE)

Introduction

Universidad del Este (UNE) is a private non-profit institution of higher education and a component of the Ana G. Méndez University System. Its main campus is located in Carolina and its five Off-Campus sites are located in Yauco, Arecibo, Cabo Rojo, Barceloneta, and Santa Isabel. Universidad del Este has also established three branch campuses in the state of Florida, one in Texas and another in Washington, D.C. The Carolina campus is within easy reach of the entire eastern part of the island. Its 21-acre suburban campus and its modern and spacious buildings provide an ideal atmosphere for the learning experience. The Off-Campus centers also have spacious facilities to meet students’ learning needs.

Founded in 1949 as Puerto Rico Junior College, it grew into a four-year institution in 1992 and a master’s-granting university in 2001. A professionally oriented institution, Universidad del Este offers seventeen master’s degree programs, thirty-one bachelor’s degree programs and twenty-one associate degrees, including programs in business, education, social sciences, hospitality management and sciences. Today, UNE’s 11,000 student population consists mostly of commuting young adults from the surrounding communities.

The UNE faculty consists of approximately one hundred (100) full-time and five hundred (500) part-time professors. 55% of the full-time faculty hold doctoral degrees. UNE is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and licensed by the Puerto Rico Council of Higher Education.

UNE’s contact info is:

Oficina de Asuntos Internacionales/International Affairs Office: ue_international@suagm.edu

Oficina de Admisiones/Admissions Office: admisiones-une@suagm.edu

+1-787-257-7373 ext. 9-3336

+1-787-257-7373 ext. 9-2237

+1-787-257-7373 ext. 9-3341

This school offers programs in:
  • Spanish

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Programs

This school also offers:

Bachelor

Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Personal Training

Campus Full time February 2018 Puerto Rico Carolina

Graduates from the Bachelor’s Degree in Personal Training and Coaching will be prepared to work as certified professionals in sporting activities within private or public communities in Puerto Rico and abroad. [+]

The School of Education is home to the U.N.E. undergraduate and graduate academic programs that prepare teachers, educational leaders and other education professionals.

Graduates from the Bachelor’s Degree in Personal Training and Coaching will be prepared to work as certified professionals in sporting activities within private or public communities in Puerto Rico and abroad. They will be academically prepared to provide professional services in mental, technical, theoretical and physical training to individual or group participants in organized sports programs.

Graduates will have an entrepreneurial vision that provides them with greater opportunity In the current sport industry, combined with their preparation in creative thinking and knowledge of a variety of sports and physical training programs. Graduates will possess the proper experience to act as a supervisor, coach or administrator in sport programs.... [-]


Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Communication & Multimedia

Campus Full time February 2018 Puerto Rico Carolina

The program prepares communications professionals with extensive knowledge of general culture who are fluent in digital technology and media convergence, and able to adjust to the new communication paradigm shift on the internet. [+]

The media plays an important role in meeting the needs of society. The preparation of communication professionals must respond to social changes, and U.N.E. maintains an up-to-date curriculum that meets these needs. The program prepares communications professionals with extensive knowledge of general culture who are fluent in digital technology and media convergence, and able to adjust to the new communication paradigm shift on the internet.

Graduates of this program work for both print magazines and online publications, as well as in radio and television. The program includes training in entrepreneurship that will allow new communications professionals to acquire the necessary knowledge to create their own social media company.... [-]