University of Puerto Rico, Arecibo (UPRA)

Arecibo, PR

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University of Puerto Rico, Arecibo Student Essentials

University of Puerto Rico, Arecibo Student Essentials
Region: U.S. Territories
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Website: upra.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $2,819
Out-of-State Tuition: $4,841
Retention Rate: 82%
Enrollment: 3,747

About UPRA

The University of Puerto Rico (UPR) in Arecibo is recognized for academic excellence in an extensive selection of undergraduate degrees and transfer programs.

From Business and Nursing to Elementary Education and Veterinary Technology, UPR has a wide selection of academics to meet the needs of its students. Support services are also available such as academic advising, counseling, and tutoring.

Special offerings at the school include an Integrated Science Laboratory that is focused on research and advancements in engineering, mathematics, science and technology. The lab is funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Puerto Rico Space Grant Consortium (PRSGC).

The following are other special offerings at UPR:

  • Aerospace Education Lab (AEL)
  • Continuing education
  • Distance education (online courses)
  • Honors Studies
  • Internship program
  • Planetary Habitability Lab (PHL)
  • Study abroad opportunities

To be considered for admissions to UPR, applicants must have graduated from high school and be able to submit standardized test scores (CEEB or SAT). There is an application fee to apply.

Many resources exist for financial aid at UPR such as grants, loans, scholarships, and work-study. Students who need help paying for tuition should apply in order to find out for what sources they may qualify.

UPRA Location

University of Puerto Rico, Arecibo
Finca las Dunas Carr 653 Ruta 129 Km 8
Arecibo, PR 00614


Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Arecibo, PR

Winter
Dec
84
66
Jan
84
64
Feb
84
63
Spring
Mar
85
64
Apr
86
66
May
87
68
Summer
Jun
90
70
Jul
89
71
Aug
90
71
Fall
Sep
89
70
Oct
88
69
Nov
86
68

UPRA Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 3,747
Freshman Class 913
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,747

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 100%
Latino 100%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 57%
Men 43%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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