University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo Rankings

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In the World#8319 of 14178
In North America#1967 of 2629
In the United States#1875 of 2528
In Puerto Rico#19 of 52
In Arecibo#1 of 3

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
50%
Aid receiving
93%
Undergraduates
3,545
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
upra.edu

University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate50%32%77%
Applicants1,8681,122746
Admissions933360573
Freshmen enrolled full time724298426
Freshmen enrolled part time22

1,233 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

Admissions requirements

Other Tests Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic3545 (100%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,324
Students receiving aid
93%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$3,968
Tuition in-state$3,968
Tuition out-of-state$5,952
Fee in-district$200
Fee in-state$200
Fee out-of-state$200

University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse3383
Microbiology, General103
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology & Technician96
Industrial and Organizational Psychology73
Industrial Production Technologies & Technicians, Other1452
Accounting45
Executive Assistant & Executive Secretary32
Business Administration and Management, General28
Computer Science25
Veterinary & Animal Health Technology & Technician and Veterinary Assistant20
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching16
Elementary Education and Teaching15
Marketing & Marketing Management, General14
Social Sciences, Other10
Finance, General9
Grand Total67601
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate54%44%62%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

Publications
14
Citations
350

Publication count by topic

Biology
5
Computer science
3
Geography
1
Chemistry
1
Environmental science
1
Geology
1
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geology45102
Physics451218
Biology4588212
Computer science478193
Environmental science54752
Chemistry62881

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200111
200200
200300
200400
200501
200600
200700
200801
200900
201000
201120
2012311
2013025
2014139
2015043
2016041
2017147
2018145
2019037
2020237

General info

Alternative namesUPRA
Founded1967
WikipediaUniversity of Puerto Rico at Arecibo
Colorsyellow, white, black
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff447
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

AddressFinca las Dunas Carr 653 Ruta 129 Km 8
Arecibo, Puerto Rico, 00614-4010
United States
City population90,000
Phone78781500001000
Fax+1 (787) 880 4972

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