ICPR Junior College-Arecibo
- The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
|ICPR Junior College-Arecibo||(PR) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private, for profit||Private, for profit|
|Total Faculty||22 staff||45 staff|
|Total Enrollment||576 students||839 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||26:1||27:1|
|# Full-Time Students||510 students||701 students|
|# Part-Time Students||66 students||138 students|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$17,700||$20,500|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to ICPR Junior College-Arecibo is University of Puerto Rico-Utuado (6.9 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 1,385 students | 6.90 MiCarr. # 10 Km. 52.2
Utuado,  PR  00641
- 701 students | 10.30 MiUrb Industrial Reparada Marginal St Lot 2
Ponce,  PR  00732
- 601 students | 11.00 Mi4820 Candido Hoyos Urb. Perla Del Sur
Ponce,  PR  00717
- 2,607 students | 11.00 Mi1213 Acacia Street Villa Flores Urb
Ponce,  PR  00716
- 407 students | 12.60 Mi3 Betances St
Yauco,  PR  00698
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