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Jose Maria Vargas University

Pembroke Pines, FL

At A Glance

Main Address

10131 Pines Blvd

Pembroke Pines, FL 33026-3978

Admission Office

10131 Pines Boulevard

Pembroke Pines, FL 33026

(954) 322-4460

Fax : (954) 322-4131

Contact : Lelis Ortiz

University Registrar and Director of Admissions

Type of School



4-year school


Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: null

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 310

School Calendar


Degrees Available







Small City (50-250k)


Commuter campus

Other Characteristics

Bilingual education in English and Spanish.



Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --


SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

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Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

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Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Diploma, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Most Popular Majors

Education : 100.0%

Education : 100.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A
Business Administration and Management, General B

Early Childhood Education and Teaching A B C M

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist C
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician A B

Visual & Performing Arts
Graphic Design B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Independent Study


Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Weekend College

Computer Services

50 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Computer repair service available on campus

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Unique Facilities : art gallery, student center, graphic design lab, preschool education experimental lab

Geographic Location : 22 miles away from Miami

Small City


Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 310

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : --

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 45

Full time students average age : 32

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Financial aid counseling

Placement services for graduates

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Reduced course load

Study skills assistance




General Applying Information

Application Fee: $50.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Applied early admission : --

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Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math


SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing


ACT Composite


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Edith Paredes

Financial aid office phone : (954) 322-4460

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:


State aid form

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Non need-based financial aid determined by


Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

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Important cost information from the school: Associate degrees $27,000 - $28,500, Bachelor degrees $54,900 - $59,900

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 60

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 60

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 120

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll





Transfers accepted as


2nd semester freshman


1st semester freshman


Services for students transferring IN from another school



Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Re-entry advisor

Special Requirements


For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $50.00

Annual College Costs

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $6,000.00

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Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 50

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 50

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

International Student Adviser