University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo

  • Public4 Years (or High)Arecibo, PRDegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveBachelor's degree4,150 Students51.06 % Acceptance Ratio22:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is a Public (4 Years or High) college located in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. It has a total enrollment of 4,150 and student to faculty ratio is 22:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 51.06% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio51.06 %
    Admission Yield88.06 %

    The acceptance ratio is 51.06% last year at University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo where total 2,084 students applied and 1,064 were accepted.

  • In-StateOut-of-State
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$2,087$4,109
    Off-Campus Living Costs$13,614

    The tuition & fees at University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo, for academic year 2017-2018 is $2,087 for in-state students and $4,109 for out-of-students.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $13,614 (living off campus).

    Cost of Attendance
  • Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling


    University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes Online Learning, Study Abroad, Remedial Service, Career Counseling, Library and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo

Key Stats for University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo

Costs of Attendance very inexpensive

University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo$4,109
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges$18,374
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Puerto Rico$4,407

Admission Chances difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges68.96%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Puerto Rico62.84%

Financial Helps high financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges74.61%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Puerto Rico81.77%

Student Population small

University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo4,150
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges8,898,653
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Puerto Rico64,303

Graduation Rates average in nation


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges45.08%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Puerto Rico40.98%

Major Programs limited programs


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges203
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Puerto Rico67

Contact Information & Online Resources


University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo Finca las Dunas Carr 653 Ruta 129 Km 8,
Arecibo, PR 00614-4010
787) 815-0000


University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (07/01/1967 - Current).
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