National University College-Arecibo
- The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
|National University College-Arecibo||(PR) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||Four or more years||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private, for profit||Private, for profit|
|Total Faculty||41 staff||45 staff|
|Total Enrollment||1,460 students||839 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||36:1||27:1|
|# Full-Time Students||960 students||701 students|
|# Part-Time Students||500 students||138 students|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$19,600||$20,500|
Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to National University College-Arecibo is University of Puerto Rico-Utuado (10.5 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 1,385 students | 10.50 MiCarr. # 10 Km. 52.2
Utuado,  PR  00641
- 1,363 students | 14.80 MiPaseo de La Atenas #101
Manati,  PR  00674
- 713 students | 15.30 MiState Road 2 Km.47.3
Manati,  PR  00674
- 576 students | 17.40 Mi20 San Patricio
Arecibo,  PR  00614
- 407 students | 25.50 Mi3 Betances St
Yauco,  PR  00698
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