University of Puerto Rico Arecibo: Review & Facts

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University of Puerto Rico Arecibo is a medium four-year, public school with 3,695 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1957 and is one of the 11 colleges and schools located in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
17
University of Puerto Rico Arecibo will give you the opportunity to get an associate's degree or bachelor's degree.

University of Puerto Rico Arecibo implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 17 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Accounting and Finance, Broadcasting, Medical, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
82%
University of Puerto Rico Arecibo student retention rate is high at 82% (well above Puerto Rico average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Puerto Rico Arecibo is reasonably decent -- 19:1. Find out more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,800
Average tuition pricing is very low - about $3,800 per academic year. The additional fees at University of Puerto Rico Arecibo beyond tuition are around $1,000; this comes to $4,800 annually.

Read the details about University of Puerto Rico Arecibo additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
95%
According to recent data, 1,152 applications were submitted and 1,094 were accepted; so it is very easy to enroll at this school.

The school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at University of Puerto Rico Arecibo in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
University of Puerto Rico Arecibo offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Puerto Rico Arecibo, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at University of Puerto Rico Arecibo.

Based on the college crime data, University of Puerto Rico Arecibo seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Puerto Rico Arecibo Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Puerto Rico Arecibo, Finca las Dunas Carr 653 Ruta 129 Km 8, Arecibo, Puerto Rico 00614-4010
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