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Caribbean University

Bayamon, PR 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate57%

Caribbean University Admissions

Caribbean University is not difficult to get into. The university admitted 57% of all applicants in 2002. Out of 1,020 applications received in 2023, 581 students were offered admission.

If you are planning on applying to Caribbean University, the application fee costs $30.

Caribbean University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Caribbean University's admissions stats.

Caribbean University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.6
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Caribbean University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Caribbean University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to Caribbean University?

Caribbean University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Caribbean University Admissions

How Challenging Is It To Get Admitted to Caribbean University?

Getting into Caribbean University is not difficult. Caribbean University has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2022, Caribbean University accepted 57% of students, about 581 of the 1,020 students who applied.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Caribbean University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transferring to Caribbean University

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Caribbean University

Caribbean University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Caribbean University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Caribbean University

What does Caribbean University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Alumni/ae Relations Important
Talent/Ability Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
First Generation Important
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Academic GPA Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

Make sure to check with Caribbean University for more information on admission factors.

Caribbean University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Caribbean University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Caribbean University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Caribbean University?

Students admitted to Caribbean University have an average unweighted GPA of 2.6.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Caribbean University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Caribbean University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Caribbean University.

Transfer students can enroll in Caribbean University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Caribbean University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Caribbean University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Caribbean University.

Does Caribbean University accept transfer credits?

✅ Caribbean University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Caribbean University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Caribbean University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Caribbean University?

✅ Caribbean University is not test optional.

What is Caribbean University's acceptance rate?

✅ Caribbean University has an acceptance rate of 57%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Caribbean University?

❌ Caribbean University does not offer early decision.

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Caribbean University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Caribbean University? Caribbean University is a less selective institution. The Caribbean University acceptance rate is 57%. This means that the institution accepts 56 out of every 100 applicants.


Caribbean University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Caribbean University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Caribbean University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Caribbean University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Caribbean University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.64. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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