University of Puerto Rico—Arecibo

Arecibo, PR

University of Puerto Rico—Arecibo

Arecibo, PR

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Tuition & Fees

$4,178

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

22

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 930
Declined 594
Total Received 1,524
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Public

3,701

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1967, University of Puerto Rico in Arecibo is a public comprehensive university. Its 50-acre campus is located on the North-Central region of the island in Arecibo, 48 miles west of San Juan.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,701
Established in 1967
Coeducational Coeducational

50-acre, suburban campus in Arecibo (population: 96,374), 48 miles from San Juan. Air serves San Juan. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

University of Puerto Rico—Arecibo
Carr. 653 Km. 0.8 Sector Barrancas Finca Las Dunas
Arecibo, PR
00614-4010

Campus Life

no
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 31
Application deadline (final deadline) January 31
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline March
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Required SAT Subject Tests Required

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 930
Declined 594
Total Received 1,524

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

96%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,471

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $3,968
Additional fees $210
Books & supplies $2,168
Total $6,346
Average Financial Aid - $6,471
Total with Avg. Aid $-125

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $16,698,566
State $1,285,839
Institutional
Other external
Total $17,984,405

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 787 815-0000, extension 4500
asistenciaeconomica.arecibo@upr.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Other sports
Soccer
Table tennis
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

dance, marathon, softball, table tennis

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemical Process Technology.
Chemical Technology/Technician.
Computer Science.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary.
Finance, General.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Microbiology, General.
Office Management and Supervision.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Social Sciences, Other.
Veterinary/Animal Health Technologies/Technicians, Other.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Microbiology
  2. Television/radio Communications
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Internships

3,701

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

3,701
students

Female
60%
2,224

Male
40%
1,477

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

3,397
students

Female
61%
2,059

Male
39%
1,338

8%

304
students

Female
54%
165

Male
46%
139

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Student Break-down

100%
Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: October 15

Spring: March 19

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

24

semester hours

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