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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Oficina de Admisiones/Admissions Office: email@example.com
+1-787-257-7373 ext. 9-3336
+1-787-257-7373 ext. 9-2237
+1-787-257-7373 ext. 9-3341
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