Boricua College

Boricua College

Boricua College was established in the year 1974. It is a post-secondary educational institution and is located in New York City. It has four campuses in East Williamsburg, Washington Heights, Bronx, and North Williamsburg. The college offers associate's and bachelor's degrees in a number of areas of study. Students can opt for courses in childhood education, business administration, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and liberal arts and sciences.

Boricua College offers several community services. It hosts the Puerto Rican Folk Art Festival and the Annual Poetry Series as recreational activities. The college also offers financial aid to the students in the form of loans and grants. Besides, it also awards merit scholarships to the deserving students. One such scholarship offered is the Boricua College Scholarship.

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Contacting Boricua

Boricua College
3755 Broadway
New York , NY 10032-1560
General Phone: (212) 694-1000

Boricua Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts192liberal arts and sciences
Family and Social Work71community organization
Education and Teaching27elementary school teaching
Business and Management22business management

Number of programs and degrees for Boricua in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree1464
Associate's degree1611
Master's degree52

Boricua Student Body

In 2007-2008, Boricua had a total enrollment of 1,058 students (1,227 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 29%
Women 71%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 98%
Graduate 2%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 7%
20-21 12%
22-24 13%
25-29 23%
30-34 12%
35-39 10%
40-49 16%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York100%

Boricua Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 53 %

Boricua Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of New York, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Boricua Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Boricua Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 9,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,000
Books and supplies $ 400

Financial Aid:
Boricua participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1302900)

Boricua Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year5$85,0605$65,380
Associate professorcalendar year7$55,4864$55,150
Assistant professorcalendar year9$47,2446$48,250
All faculty totalcalendar year21$58,99515$55,800

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professoracademic year0*1*
Assistant professoracademic year0*1*
Instructoracademic year12$40,1836$41,167
No academic rankacademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year13$39,9388$41,650

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Boricua Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Community Organization and Advocacy

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

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Boricua Highlights

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What Sets Boricua Apart:

% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
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Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
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Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Boricua Minority % of student body
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Boricua % of degrees in liberal arts
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Boricua Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Boricua Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Boricua % students 40 years or older
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Boricua Number of students
% of accepted students who choose to enroll
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Boricua % of accepted students who choose to enroll
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Boricua Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

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