University of Puerto Rico-Utuado
University of Puerto Rico-Utuado places among the top 20% of community colleges in Puerto Rico for:
- Category Attribute
- Affordability Least expensive tuition
- Selectivity Lowest acceptance rates
- Student Earnings Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation)
- The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
|University of Puerto Rico-Utuado||(PR) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||Four or more years||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Public||Private, for profit|
|Total Faculty||72 staff||45 staff|
|Total Enrollment||1,385 students||839 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||19:1||27:1|
|# Full-Time Students||1,301 students||701 students|
|# Part-Time Students||84 students||138 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan|
|% Two or more races|
|% Unknown races|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$31,400||$20,700|
Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to University of Puerto Rico-Utuado is National University College-Arecibo (10.5 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 1,460 students | 10.50 MiArecibo Centro Plz Ave Manuel Perez Aviles
Arecibo,  PR  00612
- 576 students | 12.50 Mi20 San Patricio
Arecibo,  PR  00614
- 701 students | 16.70 MiUrb Industrial Reparada Marginal St Lot 2
Ponce,  PR  00732
- 407 students | 16.90 Mi3 Betances St
Yauco,  PR  00698
- 662 students | 17.20 MiUrb. Vives, Final
Guayama,  PR  00785
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