Columbia University Center was founded in 1966 in Caguas, Caguas City College and, given the need to feel then a group of citizens by an institution that specializes in preparing office staff to fill the positions emerging in the community of Caguas, which in that time began to stand out as a city, while economically awoke on the island. In 1976 the College began offering two-year programs, that is, associate degrees, in tune with the changing needs of the community for a better prepared professional. In 1979 achieved accreditation as “Junior College” in the appropriate national accrediting agency, “Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools,” which is recognized by the Department of Education.
Then in 1980, began offering the Bachelor of Administration, becoming the first school in Puerto Rico to offer a Bachelor in Business Administration program with broad guidance, aimed at training professional staff able to identify and solve problems in the area administration in various fields of human activity. Beginning in the ’80s, the College decided to stay ahead of the technology found in Puerto Rican society and expanded its academic offerings to include programs in vocational and technical areas such as electronics and nursing, but retaining its emphasis on the area administration and commerce.
Columbia University Center has 2 campuses located at Caguas and Yauco Campus. The Caguas Campus is located in Caguas Highway 183, km. 1.7, at the exit for San Lorenzo.
- Computer Lab
- Nursing Lab
- Music Room
- Recording Room
- Swimming Pool