Puerto Rico College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, 143 colleges are active for serving college programs in Puerto Rico. By school types, there are twenty public schools and 123 private schools. By school levels, seventy-six 4-years (or high) schools, twenty 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and forty-seven less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the 143 Puerto Rico schools, Emma's Beauty Academy-Mayaguez ranked first and University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo ranked second (view more at Puerto Rico college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all Puerto Rico colleges is $6,341 for Puerto Rico residents and $7,934 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 71.80% and the average SAT score is 1,035. The average number of students is 1,465 and the average student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Puerto Rico colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 Puerto Rico Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in Puerto Rico ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Emma's Beauty Academy-Mayaguez
Mayaguez, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,218---39868%22 to 1
University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo
Arecibo, PR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,168--50.00%3,63854%23 to 1
Universidad del Sagrado Corazon
Santurce, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,000$5,433-37.00%4,46940%20 to 1
Nova College de Puerto Rico
Bayamon, PR
Private, 2-4 years
$10,050---24553%18 to 1
Sistema Universitario Ana G. Mendez
Rio Piedras, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
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University of Puerto Rico-Cayey
Cayey, PR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$6,202-1,08588.00%3,10752%25 to 1
Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico
Hato Rey, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,640$5,520--4,23114%17 to 1
Escuela Tecnica de Electricidad
Ponce, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,600---18195%12 to 1
ICPR Junior College-Arecibo
Arecibo, PR
Private, 2-4 years
$6,830---28946%13 to 1
EDP University of Puerto Rico Inc-San Juan
San Juan, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,200$7,500-70.00%2,09638%16 to 1
Century College
San Juan, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,375---277100%20 to 1
Caribbean University-Vega Baja
Vega Baja, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,496$6,164--21146%8 to 1
IVAEM College
Caguas, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,800---6584%16 to 1
Rosslyn Training Academy of Cosmetology
Aguada, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$6,397---1673%8 to 1
Instituto de Banca y Comercio Inc
Guaynabo, PR
Private, 2-4 years
$10,490---8,29580%23 to 1
Institucion Chaviano de Mayaguez
Mayaguez, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,112---5851%8 to 1
Caribbean Forensic and Technical College
San Juan, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$6,460---2982%13 to 1
Educational Technical College-Recinto de san Sebastian
San Sebastian, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,410---6656%8 to 1
American University of Puerto Rico
Bayamon, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,530$6,512--42232%15 to 1
Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de San Juan
San Juan, PR
Public, 2-4 years
$3,707--100.00%42234%10 to 1
Antilles School of Technical Careers
San Juan, PR
Private, 2-4 years
$10,788---41950%22 to 1
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo
Arecibo, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,986$4,146-26.00%3,95435%27 to 1
Universal Technology College of Puerto Rico
Aguadilla, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,490---29565%20 to 1
Charlie's Guard-Detective Bureau and Academy Inc
Aguadilla, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,070---6827%15 to 1
CEM College-Bayamon
Bayamn, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,616---21748%19 to 1
Universidad Central de Bayamon
Bayamn, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,462$6,364-77.00%1,39924%14 to 1
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce
Mercedita, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,986$4,605-33.00%4,60444%25 to 1
Emma's Beauty Academy-Juana Diaz
Juana Diaz, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,823---45565%13 to 1
Escuela Hotelera de San Juan
Hato Rey, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,255---82884%30 to 1
ICPR Junior College-Manati
Manat, PR
Private, 2-4 years
$6,830---37643%20 to 1
Caribbean University-Bayamon
Bayamon, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,496$6,164--1,19727%14 to 1
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Guayama
Guayama, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,974$4,569-46.00%1,72638%20 to 1
Mech-Tech College
Caguas, PR
Private, 2-4 years
$9,618---2,41663%26 to 1
Leston College
Bayamon, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,056---2420%18 to 1
Universidad Internacional Iberoamericana
Arecibo, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,499$5,700--218--
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce
Ponce, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,510$6,270-93.00%7,13646%22 to 1
International Technical College
San Juan, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,720---6156%8 to 1
D'Mart Institute
Barranquitas, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,275---50985%15 to 1
PPG Technical College
Caguas, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,100---4469%50 to 1
Colegio Universitario de San Juan
San Juan, PR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$2,340--95.00%1,17431%20 to 1
Modern Hairstyling Institute-Arecibo
Arecibo, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,300--83.00%7455%20 to 1
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez
Mayaguez, PR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$6,162$7,220-80.00%13,22449%22 to 1
Automeca Technical College-Caguas
Caguas, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,695---13583%11 to 1
Neo-Esthetique European Institute
San Juan, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,924---18370%9 to 1
Center for Advanced Studies On Puerto Rico and the Caribbean
San Juan, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$3,599$3,770--468--
Ponce Health Sciences University
Ponce, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,349$20,584-16.00%1,074-3 to 1
University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
San Juan, PR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,198$3,620-49.00%14,93256%15 to 1
Academia Serrant Inc
Ponce, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,425---29079%23 to 1
Advantage Technical College
San Juan, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,783---46-15 to 1
Escuela de Artes Plasticas y Diseno de Puerto Rico
San Juan, PR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$6,582--91.00%44138%10 to 1
University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon
Bayamon, PR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,198--78.00%4,19051%21 to 1
Seminario Evangelico de Puerto Rico
San Juan, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$4,514$5,015--166--
San Juan Bautista School of Medicine
Caguas, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,042$10,867-81.00%30833%7 to 1
Huertas College
Caguas, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,165---79652%18 to 1
University of Puerto Rico-Central Administration
San Juan, PR
Public, 4 years
four-years
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Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez
Mayaguez, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,408$6,234-98.00%1,27335%20 to 1
Trinity College of Puerto Rico
Ponce, PR
Private, 2-4 years
$7,678---11153%7 to 1
ICPR Junior College-Mayaguez
Mayaguez, PR
Private, 2-4 years
$6,830---42943%20 to 1
ICPR Junior College-General Institutional
Hato Rey, PR
Private, 2-4 years
$6,830---56245%17 to 1
Monteclaro Escuela de Hoteleria y Artes Culinarias
Rio Grande, PR
Private, 2-4 years
$7,323--100.00%16100%2 to 1
CEM College-Humacao
Humacao, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,616---26259%17 to 1
Atenas College
Manati, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,941---82647%22 to 1
MyrAngel Beauty Institute
San Lorenzo, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,295---15367%10 to 1
Institute of Beauty Careers
Arecibo, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,200---14660%30 to 1
Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Guayama
Guayama, PR
Public, 2-4 years
$1,525--96.00%49837%10 to 1
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-San German
San German, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,012$4,172-44.00%4,45043%24 to 1
EDIC College
Caguas, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,350--98.00%2,23852%15 to 1
Colegio Educativo Tecnologico Industrial Inc
Arecibo, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,465---10787%15 to 1
Dewey University-Juana Daz
Juana Diaz, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,495$6,065--7463%15 to 1
American University of Puerto Rico
Manati, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,530$6,512--56823%20 to 1
Universidad Adventista de las Antillas
Mayaguez, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,250$3,170-99.00%1,25342%19 to 1
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Barranquitas
Barranquitas, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,974$4,134-90.00%1,64046%22 to 1
University of Phoenix-Puerto Rico
Guaynabo, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,892$7,846--2033%3 to 1
Bayamon Community College
Bayamon, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,145---12889%8 to 1
Escuela De Troqueleria Y Herramentaje
Bayamon, PR
Public, 2-4 years
$3,850---10366%13 to 1
Columbia Central University-Caguas
Caguas, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,823$4,280--1,15649%16 to 1
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Central Office
San Juan, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
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Columbia Central University-Yauco
Yauco, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,823---28333%12 to 1
Industrial Technical College
Humacao, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$6,480---18480%12 to 1
American Technical Institute
Bayamon, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,062---3947%6 to 1
Caribbean University-Carolina
Carolina, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,496$6,164--32335%11 to 1
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon
Bayamon, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,012$4,605-27.00%4,29330%27 to 1
Colegio Tecnologico y Comercial de Puerto Rico
Aguada, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,200---1541%6 to 1
Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Online Campus
San Juan, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,996$10,696--233--
CEM College-San Juan
San Juan, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,616---40871%19 to 1
Liceo de Arte y Tecnologia
San Juan, PR
Private, 2-4 years
$14,835---98965%27 to 1
Automeca Technical College-Aguadilla
Aguadilla, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,701---20379%16 to 1
Caribbean Aviation Training Institute Inc
Carolina, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,065---22299%25 to 1
Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Cupey Campus
San Juan, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,820$3,552--11,59630%24 to 1
National University College
Bayamon, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,675$3,885-49.00%11,26029%24 to 1
University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences
San Juan, PR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$7,657$10,140--2,253-2 to 1
Automeca Technical College-Ponce
Ponce, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,695---23582%13 to 1
EDP University of Puerto Rico-Villalba
Villalba, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,200--100.00%69-6 to 1
EDP University of Puerto Rico Inc-San Sebastian
San Sebastian, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,200$7,500-97.00%1,10530%28 to 1
University of Puerto Rico-Aguadilla
Aguadilla, PR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$6,665-1,02987.00%3,13945%24 to 1
Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Carolina Campus
Carolina, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,820$3,552--10,33034%23 to 1
Advantage Technical College
Manati, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,860---22660%27 to 1
Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Manati
Manati, PR
Public, 2-4 years
$1,600--99.00%58886%11 to 1
University of Puerto Rico-Carolina
Carolina, PR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$6,252-99039.00%3,39242%21 to 1
Universidad Central Del Caribe
Bayamon, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,722$7,289-100.00%48975%22 to 1
Colegio de Cinematografa Artes y Television
Bayamon, PR
Private, 2-4 years
$6,660---61147%30 to 1
Humacao Community College
Humacao, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,742---46752%12 to 1
University of Puerto Rico-Humacao
Humacao, PR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,168--48.00%3,30057%16 to 1
Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Gurabo Campus
Gurabo, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,820$3,552--15,69933%28 to 1
Dewey University-Carolina
Carolina, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,495---29258%16 to 1
Modern Hairstyling Institute-Carolina
Carolina, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,300--94.00%21560%25 to 1
Colegio Tecnico de Electricidad Galloza
Aguada, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,495---4173%12 to 1
Richport Technical College
Gurabo, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,175---4691%15 to 1
Caribbean University-Ponce
Ponce, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,496$6,164--75544%7 to 1
Colegio Mayor de Tecnologia Inc
Arroyo, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,160---725%19 to 1
Universidad Pentecostal Mizpa
Rio Piedras, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$4,220$5,080--24942%7 to 1
Educational Technical College-Recinto de Coamo
Coamo, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,265---9664%21 to 1
Educational Technical College-Recinto de Bayamon
BAYAMON, PR
Private, 2-4 years
$7,130---14912%21 to 1
Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Ponce
Ponce, PR
Public, 2-4 years
$1,130--97.00%43095%20 to 1
American Educational College
Bayamon, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,250---32989%10 to 1
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Aguadilla
Aguadilla, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,974$4,566-43.00%3,90333%26 to 1
Liceo de Arte-Dise-O y Comercio
Caguas, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,494---28049%17 to 1
Dewey University-Hato Rey
Hato Rey, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,245$6,230--53350%15 to 1
Instituto Educativo Premier
Ponce, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,453---24065%22 to 1
Atlantic University College
Guaynabo, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,500$13,280--1,68345%23 to 1
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro
San Juan, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,655$4,605-26.00%7,83135%21 to 1
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-School of Optometry
Bayamon, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
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Cambridge Technical Institute
San Juan, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,275---20366%8 to 1
Liberty Junior College
Cayey, PR
Private, 2-4 years
$17,900---11674%25 to 1
Carlos Albizu University-San Juan
San Juan, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,434$8,440-60.00%1,759-16 to 1
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo
Fajardo, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,012$4,605-53.00%1,88930%23 to 1
Professional Technical Institution
Bayamon, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,200---27280%20 to 1
Institute of Beauty Occupation and Technology Course
Rio Grande, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,450---2692%11 to 1
Dewey University-Manati
Manati, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,495---18471%15 to 1
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo
Arecibo, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,408$6,234-99.00%94036%16 to 1
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-School of Law
San Juan, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,599$16,505--763--
Quality Technical and Beauty College
Bayamon, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,685---4473%20 to 1
CEM College-Mayaguez
Mayaguez, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,616---23344%21 to 1
Universidad Teologica del Caribe
Trujillo Alto, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,366$5,995--37631%9 to 1
Modern Hairstyling Institute-Bayamon
Bayamon, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,300--94.00%20964%25 to 1
University of Puerto Rico-Utuado
Utuado, PR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$6,152--63.00%84218%15 to 1
Automeca Technical College-Bayamon
Bayamon, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,695---37776%16 to 1
Institute of Beauty Occupations and Technology Course-San Sebastian
San Sebastian, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,450---3852%10 to 1
Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico
San Juan, PR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$3,850$3,260-65.00%41363%6 to 1
Ponce Paramedical College Inc
Ponce, PR
Private, 2-4 years
$13,985---1,412-17 to 1
University of Puerto Rico-Ponce
Ponce, PR
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,168--73.00%2,82844%23 to 1
Escuela de Peritos Electricistas de Isabela Inc
Isabela, PR
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,026---3274%14 to 1
Ponce Health Sciences University-Centro Universitario de San Juan
Santurce, PR
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$35,314--62--
Average$7,934$7,3571,03571.80%1,46554%17 to 1