Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Arecibo: Review & Facts

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Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Arecibo is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,035 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1948 and is one of the 9 colleges located in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Arecibo is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
30
Fair
At Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Arecibo you can earn your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Arecibo follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 30 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Social Work, Biology, Psychology, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
75%
Fair
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 typically a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Arecibo is fair at 75% (close to Puerto Rico average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Arecibo is very low - 23%.

Student to faculty ratio at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Arecibo is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Read more details regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,100
Low
Average tuition pricing is very low - about $4,600 annually. The additional fees at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Arecibo not covered by tuition are nearly $500, which comes to $5,100 per year.

Read the details about Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico 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
40%
According to recent data, 391 applications were submitted and 157 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, 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) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Arecibo is $15.00. The graduate application fee is $25.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Arecibo and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (787) 881-1212 or check Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Arecibo Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Arecibo offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

At present there is no on-campus housing at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Arecibo.

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

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Arecibo Location and Maps



Post Address: Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Arecibo, Carretera 662 KM 2.3, Arecibo, Puerto Rico 00614-4045
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