Best Special Education & Teaching Colleges in Puerto Rico 2022

Do you want to become a special education teacher/instructor? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, I’ve compiled a list of best special education and teaching colleges in Puerto Rico. Here, readers will find the following details – list of colleges, rating, fees, programs/majors, awards and degrees, admission requirements, tests and more.

Special Education Colleges Puerto Rico

Come, let us check out the list of special education and teaching colleges now. Here it is –

 

Top affordable Special Education & Teaching Colleges in Puerto Rico for 2022

Rank

College

Fees/Cost

Type of Institute

Degrees & Awards

Address

1Caribbean University-Ponce$2,7454-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarshipAVE. EDNITA NAZARIO #1015, Ponce, Puerto Rico 00716-7733
2Caribbean University-Carolina$2,9484-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degreeCalle Ignacio Arzuaga #208, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00985
3Caribbean University-Bayamon$3,0474-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship167 Ave. Km 21.2, Bayamon, Puerto Rico 00960-0493
4Caribbean University-Vega Baja$3,3144-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degreeCarr 671 K.M. 5, Sector El Criollo, Bo. Algarrobo, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico 00964
5Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Gurabo Campus$6,5804-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practiceCarr. # 189 Km 3.3, Gurabo, Puerto Rico 00778-3030
6University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon$7,0634-year, PublicAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degreeRoad 174 #170 Minillas Industrial Park, Bayamon, Puerto Rico 00959
7Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Cupey Campus$7,0984-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship1399 Ave. Ana G. Mendez, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00926-2602
8Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Aguadilla$7,2664-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degreeCarr. 459 Int. 463, Barrio Corrales Sector Calero, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico 00603
9Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Carolina Campus$7,4664-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degreeCarr. # 190 Esq. Calle 220 Bo. Sabana Abajo, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00985-0985
10Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez$7,5344-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree482 Sur Calle Ramon Emerito Betances, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 00680-1713
11Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Guayama$7,6184-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degreeBo Machete Highway 744 Km 1.2, Guayama, Puerto Rico 00784
12Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Barranquitas$7,6984-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarshipBo Helechal Highway 156 Intersection 719, Barranquitas, Puerto Rico 00794
13Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo$8,1744-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificateHwy 2 Km 80.4, Bo San Daniel Sector Las Canelas, Arecibo, Puerto Rico 00614
14University of Puerto Rico-Cayey$8,3354-year, PublicBachelor’s degree205 Antonio R. Barcelo Ave., Cayey, Puerto Rico 00737-2230
15Inter American University of Puerto Rico-San German$8,4054-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarshipRd. 102 Km. 30.6, San German, Puerto Rico 00683
16Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo$8,5304-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degreeCalle Union-Batey Central Highway 195, Fajardo, Puerto Rico 00738-7003
17Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo$8,5564-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarshipCarretera 662 KM 2.3, Arecibo, Puerto Rico 00614-4045
18Universidad Adventista de las Antillas$8,7234-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degreeCarr 106 Km 2.2 Int, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 00680-0000
19Universidad Central de Bayamon$8,8104-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificateAvenida Zaya Verde La Milagrosa Barrio Hato Tejas, Bayamón, Puerto Rico 00960-1725
20University of Puerto Rico-Carolina$8,8234-year, PublicAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degreeCarretera 887 Bo San Anton, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00984-4800
21Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce$8,8734-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship104 Turpeaux Industrial Park Rd1, Mercedita, Puerto Rico 00715-1602
22American University of Puerto Rico$9,1964-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degreeCarretera Estatal #2 Km.48.1, Manati, Puerto Rico 00674-1082
23University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras$9,2444-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice39 Avenida Ponce de Leon, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00931-0000
24Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce$9,4454-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice2250 Boulevard Luis A. Ferre Aguayo Suite 608, Ponce, Puerto Rico 00717-9997
25American University of Puerto Rico$10,5244-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degreeCarr. #2, Km.14.4, Bo. Hato Tejas, Bayamon, Puerto Rico 00960-2037
26Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro$12,1604-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarshipHighway #1 Km 16 3 Corner Francisco Sein St, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00919

 

In order to rank these colleges, I’ve used the ‘affordability’ factor. I’ve used the ‘net cost’ of education parameter to rank these colleges.

 

Come, let us take a close look at prominent special education and teaching programs/majors. Here is the list –

 

Best Special Education & Teaching programs/majors

  • Special education and teaching (General)
  • Special education and teaching (Other)
  • Education/Teaching of individuals in Early Childhood Special Education programs
  • Education/Teaching of individuals in Elementary Special Education programs
  • Education/Teaching of individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education programs
  • Education/Teaching of individuals in Secondary Special Education programs
  • Education/Teaching of individuals who are developmentally delayed
  • Education/Teaching of individuals with autism
  • Education/Teaching of individuals with emotional disturbances
  • Education/Teaching of individuals with hearing impairments including deafness
  • Education/Teaching of individuals with intellectual disabilities
  • Education/Teaching of individuals with multiple disabilities
  • Education/Teaching of individuals with orthopedic and other physical health impairments
  • Education/Teaching of individuals with specific learning disabilities
  • Education/Teaching of individuals with speech or language impairments
  • Education/Teaching of individuals with traumatic brain injuries
  • Education/Teaching of individuals with vision impairments including blindness
  • Education/Teaching of the gifted and talented

 

These programs/majors span degrees/academic levels such as – Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree, Doctor’s Degree, Postgraduate Certificate etc. Do you want to know more about the admission process? If yes, check out the next section. In the next section, we will take a close look at aspects such as – admission requirements and tests.

 

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Admission requirements and tests

These are some of the popular admission requirements –

  • Secondary School GPA
  • Secondary School Rank
  • Secondary School Record
  • Completion of college-preparatory Program
  • Recommendations
  • Admission Tests (SAT/ACT)
  • TOEFL

 

Depending upon the college, the above requirements may be labeled as – required, recommended or considered but not required. In short, admission requirements may vary slightly from one college to another.

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