Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico – Arecibo

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Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Website:www.pucpr.edu/arecibo
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.pucpr.edu/arecibo/solicitud
Address:Carretera 662 KM 2.3, Arecibo, PR 00614-4045
Setting:23
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,041
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):18%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:592 (57% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$5,148
Out-of-state Tuition:$5,148
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,153

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services454
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education84
Health Professions and Related Programs111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Psychology111
Social Sciences11
Grand total819111

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,148
Out-of-state$5,148
Books and supplies$1,650

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,844
Out-of-state$5,844

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid6397%
Grant or scholarship aid6397%$5,153
Student loan aid1726%$2,782

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid55583%$5,010
Federal student loans30746%$5,343

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants18657129
Percent admitted100%95%98%
Percent admitted who enrolled41%46%39%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,041
Undergraduate enrollment647
Graduate enrollment394

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo Accreditation

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