Universidad de Puerto Rico en Arecibo

country rank  9
world rank  6300

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University Overview

Founded in 1967, Universidad de Puerto Rico en Arecibo (University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo Campus) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Arecibo (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Universidad de Puerto Rico en Arecibo (UPRA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Puerto Rico en Arecibo (UPRA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 52 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Puerto Rican higher education organization a somewhat selective institution.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo Campus
Acronym UPRA
Founded 1967
Colours Yellow, white and black

University Location

Address Finca las Dunas Carr 653 Ruta 129 Km 8
Arecibo (population range: 50,000-249,999)
00614-4010
Puerto Rico
T +1 (787) 815 0000
F +1 (787) 880 4972

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1967


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico (CEPR)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019