University of Puerto Rico Arecibo: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Oustanding
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University of Puerto Rico Arecibo is a medium four-year, public school with 3,925 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1957 and is one of the 9 colleges and schools located in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
15
Fair
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 15 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Biology, Broadcasting, Psychology, and Work and Family Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
83%
Good
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.

University of Puerto Rico Arecibo student retention rate is high at 83% (well above Puerto Rico average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at University of Puerto Rico Arecibo is low - 47%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Puerto Rico Arecibo is reasonable -- 22:1. Read more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,100
Low
Average tuition cost is very low - around $3,900 per year. The additional fees at University of Puerto Rico Arecibo beyond tuition are about $200; this comes to $4,100 per year.

Read the details about 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
89%
Easy
According to recent data, 1,208 applications were submitted and 1,074 were accepted; so it is easy to become a student at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

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

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
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
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at University of Puerto Rico Arecibo.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of Puerto Rico Arecibo seems to be a generally 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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