Arecibo Centro Plz Ave Manuel Perez Aviles
Arecibo, PR 00612
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings

School Highlights

National University College-Arecibo serves 1,460 students (66% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 99%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,460 students
  • Private-state tuition: $6,495
  • Acceptance Rate: 77%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 36:1
  • Minority enrollment: 100%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

National University College-Arecibo ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 47% over five years.
National University College-Arecibo
(PR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Item not available
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private, for profit
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
41 staff
70 staff
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Student Body

The student population of National University College-Arecibo has declined by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The National University College-Arecibo diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.08. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,460 students
488 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
36:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
960 students
371 students
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# Part-Time Students
500 students
117 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of National University College-Arecibo.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
165 students
341 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
960 students
370 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
59 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
491 students
138 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
9 students
33 students
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PR All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
% Hispanic
100%
96%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in National University College-Arecibo and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
n/a
2%
% White
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in National University College-Arecibo.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in PR.
Diversity Score
0.00
0.08
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
49%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.63%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$19,600
$20,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of National University College-Arecibo and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of PR by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $6,495 is less than the state average of $6,532. The private state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$6,495
$6,532
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
97%
97%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in National University College-Arecibo and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$5,500
$4,865
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in National University College-Arecibo and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in PR by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,500
$2,750
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in National University College-Arecibo and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in PR by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
77%
84%
This chart display the percent admitted of National University College-Arecibo and the community college average percent admitted of PR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
422
SAT Math
n/a
456
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does National University College-Arecibo cost?

National University College-Arecibo's private state tuition is approximately $6,495.

What is the acceptance rate of National University College-Arecibo?

The acceptance rate of National University College-Arecibo is 77%, which is lower than the state average of 84%.

What is National University College-Arecibo's ranking?

National University College-Arecibo ranks among the top 20% of community college in Puerto Rico for: Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,460 students
  • Private-state tuition: $6,495
  • Acceptance Rate: 77%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 36:1
  • Minority enrollment: 100%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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