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Here at Carlos Albizu University we recognize that not everybody’s learning style is the same. Therefore, we connect students who possess great excitement, enthusiasm and curiosity with a diverse community of peers and faculty who have real world knowledge and experience in exploring solutions to solve today’s and tomorrow’s problems.  Our small class sizes allow our students to build their confidence and develop their creative skills and potential in any of our academic programs.

Carlos Albizu University is among the top ranked minority-serving universities. We are ranked among the top five USA Universities in conferring Doctoral degrees to Hispanics.

What are the main reasons why prospective students choose CAU over other schools?

  1. Our sense of community. We know our students by name, and understand their needs and interests. Our faculty members are mentors who will help them attain their degree and pursue their career goals.
  2. Our faculty. Unlike larger universities, our courses are taught by professors who are active in their fields of expertise, not by teaching assistants.
  3. Our small classes make it easy for students to ask questions and interact with our professors, instead of falling unnoticed in the back of a lecture hall.
  4. Our accreditation: The University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).  CAU’s Doctor of Psychology Program is accredited by the prestigious American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Convenience. Our Miami campus is conveniently located in the Doral area, near South Beach and close to major shopping centers, highways, and the Miami and Ft. Lauderdale International Airports. Our flexible schedule offers daytime, evening and online classes to fit anyone’s lifestyle. Click [HERE] to see top 10 reasons to apply to CAU today.

We offer Graduate and Undergraduate Degrees in Psychology, Business and Education. You can earn your Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctoral degree in any one of the above programs. 

  • Our Master in Industrial and Organizational Psychology has been ranked among the top three in the United States by independent researchers, and the best program of its kind in the Southeastern United States.
  • According to the National Science Foundation, CAU is ranked among the top 5 US Universities in conferring Doctoral degrees to Hispanics.
  • One of Florida’s top ranked minority serving universities and considered one of the 100 best universities in the United States for students of Hispanic heritage.
  • Our Accelerated Business Programs are delivered in a “Fast Track” format .Our BBA “fast-track” delivery format may be completed in 18 months; the MBA degree may be completed in 16 months.
  • Our online Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and Master of Science in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages have been designed for the busy adults who cannot find time for campus life. Click [HERE] to learn more about all of our programs.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education:
    Starting from freshman (without transferring credits) students can finish the complete program in 3 and a half years, 2 years if you transfer 60 credits or more (fulltime / 12+ credits).  If you are a full time student and able to take 36 credits per year or 12 each term (three terms a year), you can complete the program earlier.

    If the student transfers credits to CAU, the student may finish the program earlier; however, it all depends on the amount of credits that the student will be able to take per semester.


  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology and in Speech Therapy:
    2 years if you transfer 60 credits ( Full time / 12+ credits)

  • Master of Science in Psychology and in Counseling Psychology:
    2 years Full time / 4 years Part time

  • Master of Science in Speech Pathology
    3 years full time; part time not offered

  • Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology:
    2 years Full time / 4 years Part time

  • Doctors of Psychology:
    4 years Full time . 7 years Part time

    5 years Full time . 7 years Part time in San Juan Campus

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology
    5 years Full time . 7 years Part time
  • Doctor in Philosophy in General Psychology and in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
    3 years full time; 5 years part time

  • Master of Science in T.E.S.O.L
    1 year (12+ credits per semester )
  • Master of Science in E.S.E.
    1 year (12+ credits per semester)

  • Bachelor of Business of Administration:
    18 month (upper division)
  • Master if Business Administration:
    16 months

Become part of a university that In addition to offering a culturally sensitive curriculum and an intensive and varied practicum experiences, offers you flexible programs of studies. This flexibility is sensitive to the needs of the working professional in search of a change in career, and /or those who cannot engage in daytime studies due to present job and or family commitments. Apply to CAU today!!

Carlos Albizu University’s Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and Master of Science in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages have been designed for the busy adults who cannot find time for campus life and are offered totally online.

More than 75 percent of our students receive financial aid in the form of grants, loans or on-campus employment.  We are here to help you meet your educational goals. Others finance their studies through cash payments or scholarships.

CAU provides financial aid for those students who qualify.  In order to assist students in meeting the direct and indirect costs of their education, the Miami Campus provides applications for financial aid.  All students seeking financial aid are encouraged to apply at least sixty (60) days before the commencement of the session for which financial assistance is required, in accordance with the application deadlines established by the Financial Aid Office. 

The Financial Aid Office provides complete information on scholarships, work opportunities, grants and loan programs available to qualified students.  Additional information may be found by visiting the Miami website at www.mia.albizu.edu.  The first step to apply for financial aid is to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( FASFA), which may be done online by visiting www.fasfa.ed.gov.  The federal school code to be used in the FASFA application for CAU Miami is : E00616.

Carlos Albizu University is an institution of higher education dedicated to academic excellence and research from a pluralistic and multidimensional perspective.  We educate students able to serve a highly complex and diverse society, with sensitivity to those most in need.  We contribute to the improvement of the quality in our communities by training professionals with multicultural competencies. We distinguish ourselves through an educational philosophy based on a commitment to social responsibility, characteristic of all our programs and services.


Carlos Albizu University will be a leader in higher education seeking to transform our evolving society.  We will be a model institution that will contribute to improve the decision-making process at local, national and international levels, in multicultural environments, thus contributing to the growth of human knowledge and the promotion of social justice and a culture of peace.


  • At CAU, ‘‘love reaches beyond knowledge’’
  • Excellence in academic programs and services
  • The development of integral and humanistic qualities in our students is the essence of CAU
  • Respect for diversity
  • Commitment to social responsibility
  • Actualization and integration of knowledge with technological advances
  • Ethical behavior at all organizational levels
  • Commitment to the development of our human resources

The office hours of all service units in the San Juan Campus are:

Monday                           9:00 am - 7:00pm
Tuesday                           9:00am – 7:00pm
Wednesday                     9:00 am - 7:00pm
Thursday                         9:00am – 7:00pm
Friday                               9:00am – 3:00pm


The office hours of all service units in the Miami Campus are:

Monday                           10:00 am - 8:00pm
Tuesday                           10:00am – 7:00pm
Wednesday                     10:00 am - 8:00pm
Thursday                         10:00am – 7:00pm
Friday                              10:00am – 6:00pm

In addition to the coordination of the student life program at CAU, the Office of Student Services also coordinates matters relating to accommodation for disabled students; it serves as the primary contact for current International students and is your advocate when you encounter challenging environments with the service and academic units. You may call 305-593-1223, ext. 208 or via email at studentservices@albizu.,edu.

The Finance Office is available to you to help you satisfy the matriculation cost incurred for your program enrollment.   If you have questions regarding your financial aid award, payment plans for out of pocket expenses or you have an Employer Tuition Payment Plan, please call 305-593-1223, ext. 196 or email at finance@albizu,edu.

The Registrar is located in room 111 and provides the following services:

  • Certifications
  • Transcripts
  • Loan Deferments
  • Graduation Eligibility
  • Registration
  • Degree verification

To reach the Office of the University Registrar, please call 305-593-1223, ext. 197 or via email at registrar@albizu.edu.

The student life program is coordinated by the Office of Student Services.  A successful experience in college is prefaced upon your relationship with the faculty and the students.  CAU is committed to you in each area.  You will complete your program having established valuable relationships/network with our esteemed faculty and vibrant student population.  Every month we provide you with a series of planned events designed to enrich your time at CAU and have some fun while you fulfill your educational goals. The website calendar is the best resource for up-to-date information.  For additional information, please call 305-593-1223, ext. 208

Our mission is to help you succeed in your academic objectives as well as job readiness and placement.  We offer the following tutoring services free of charge to CAU students:

  • Paper Reviews
  • Grammar and English Writing Tutorials
  • APA Style Tutorials
  • Math & Statistics Tutorials
  • Psychology Content Review
  • Business Content Review
  • Study Skills
  • Time Management Skills

Furthermore, our Career Specialist will improve your professional options with the following services:

Document Reviews

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Thank you letter

 Job Search

  • Education on Strategies
  • Appropriate Referral
  • Interviewing preparation
  • Online Services (Portal)
  • Career Counseling

To make an appointment to access the aforementioned services, call 305-593-1223, ext. 135 or studentsupportservices@albizu.edu

San Juan location
151 Calle Tanca San Juan, PR 00901
Phone: (787) 725-6500 Fax: (787) 721-7187
Miami location
2173 NW 99th Avenue Miami, Florida 33172 Phone: (305) 593-1223 Fax: (305) 592-7930
Centro Mayaguez
Carr. 64 Esquina Calle #3, Urb. Industrial, Mayagüez, 00680 Phone: (787) 838-7272 Fax: (787) 838-7278
  • American Psychological Association
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Commission for Independent Education