2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$7,560

Net Price

56%

Admitted

80%

Enrolled

48%

Graduation Rate

20/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 3,117. In 2021, there were 74 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #7 in Puerto Rico and ranks #98 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

74

Total Enrollment

3,117

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Ranking for University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo

Let’s be honest. There is no broad-based ranking system that is gong to find the exact right psychology program for you. Use our rankings and more importantly, the underlying data to help uncover a list of psychology programs that might be right for you. Once you narrow down a list of school to consider, the real work begins. In our view, it is best to visit the campus, talk to current students and alumni, interview professors and get a good sense of the school, its administration and philosophy to find the right psychology program for you.

#7

Puerto Rico Rank

Combining ranking factors for 28 schools that offer psychology degrees in Puerto Rico, University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo ranks #7.

#98

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo ranks #98.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo offers Counseling and Applied Psychology and Industrial Organizational Psychology at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
Counseling and Applied Psychology37
Industrial Organizational Psychology37
Total Graduates74
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 1,589 students applied to the University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo. The university admitted 56% and 80% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Puerto Rico universities is 1,371. On average, all Puerto Rico institutions admit 65% and 73% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 79%. Compared to all Puerto Rico four or more years colleges, the percentage is 75%.

The overall graduation rate for University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is 48%, compared to 38% for all Puerto Rico universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 18%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare UPR-Arecibo to Puerto Rico Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo to the average of all Puerto Rico four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

UPR-Arecibo

1,589

Applicants

56%

Percent Admitted

80%

Percent Enrolled

79%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

48%

Graduation Rate

PR Colleges

1,371

Applicants

65%

Percent Admitted

73%

Percent Enrolled

75%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

38%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 133 or 67% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 65 or 33% part-time faculty members employed at University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 130 or 66%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

UPR-Arecibo

20 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

67%

Percent Full-Time

33%

Percent Part-Time

66%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

PR Colleges

18 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

43%

Percent Full-Time

57%

Percent Part-Time

41%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $4,640, and the average cost for books and supplies is $2,168.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $0 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$0
On-Campus Living Expenses$0
Total Living Expenses$0
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$4,640
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$2,168
Total Undergraduate Expenses$6,808
In-State, Graduate Tuition$0
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$0
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is $7,560. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$9,829$6,551
$30,001 – $48,000$10,933$8,143
$48,001 – $75,000$12,865$9,445
$75,001 – $110,000$14,388$10,102
$110,001 and more$9,821$13,066
US Department of Education

Compare University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo to all Puerto Rico universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

UPR-Arecibo

$6,808

Cost to Attend

$7,507

Average Financial Aid

99%

Percent Receiving Aid

$7,560

Net Price

PR Colleges

$20,302

Cost to Attend

$5,884

Average Financial Aid

96%

Percent Receiving Aid

$8,142

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 752 or 99%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 3,216 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $7,507.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid3,216$7,507
Pell Grants2,816$5,370
Federal Student Loans59$4,226
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

UPR-Arecibo

3,216

Grant or Scholarship Aid

53%

Grants or Scholarships

2,816

Number of Pell Grants

46%

Pell Grants

59

Federal Student Loans

1%

Federal Student Loans

PR Colleges

2,960

Grant or Scholarship Aid

48%

Grants or Scholarships

2,526

Number of Pell Grants

41%

Pell Grants

636

Federal Student Loans

10%

Federal Student Loans

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