National University College Arecibo: Review & Facts

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National University College Arecibo is a small four-year, private for-profit school with 1,455 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1954 and is one of the 9 schools located in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
16
Fair
National University College Arecibo will give you the opportunity to obtain an associate's degree or bachelor's degree.

National University College Arecibo deploys a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and has 16 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical Assistant, Physical Therapy, Pharmacy, and Dental. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
68%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

National University College Arecibo student retention rate is relatively low at 68% (close to Puerto Rico average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
24 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at National University College Arecibo is very low - 12%.

Student to faculty ratio at National University College Arecibo is reasonable, 24:1. Learn more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,600
Low
Average tuition costs are low - about $6,200 per year. The additional fees at National University College Arecibo not covered by tuition are around $400; which comes to $6,600 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
66%
According to government data, 506 applications were submitted and 334 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

The college will consider accepting credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities) and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at National University College Arecibo is $25.00. The graduate application fee is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to National University College Arecibo and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (787) 879-5044 or check National University College Arecibo Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
National University College Arecibo offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at National University College 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
Presently there is no on-campus housing at National University College Arecibo.

Based on the college crime information, National University College Arecibo appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

National University College Arecibo Location and Maps



Post Address: National University College Arecibo, Arecibo Centro Plz Ave Manuel Perez Aviles, Arecibo, Puerto Rico 00612
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