Puerto Rico Colleges Key Statiistics

Average Tuition & Fees $6,181 ($3,457)
Average Acceptance Rates 69.76 %
Total Student Population 251,669
Average Graduation Rates 49.86 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 19.24 to 1

Puerto Rico Colleges Overview

In academic year 2016-2017, there are 157 colleges universities in Puerto Rico State - 20 public and 137 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Puerto Rico Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)58
Private (for-profit)79
4 Year or High77
2-4 Year22
Less than 2 year58

Average Academic Statistics for Puerto Rico State Colleges

[chart] Puerto Rico Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Acceptance Rate for Puerto Rico colleges is 69.760869565217 %.
Average Graduation Rate for Puerto Rico colleges is 49.856060606061 %
Average Transfer-out Rate for Puerto Rico colleges is 7.734693877551 %
Average Retention Rate for Puerto Rico colleges is 72.014598540146 %
Total Student Population for Puerto Rico colleges is 251,669
Average Student to Faculty Ratio for Puerto Rico colleges is 19.237762237762 %

Puerto Rico Colleges Student Services

Next table summarizes the number of schools that provide student services by type.

Student Services at Puerto Rico
Remedial services70 out of 157 Schools
Academic/career counseling service135 out of 157 Schools
Employment services for students96 out of 157 Schools
Placement services for completers120 out of 157 Schools
On-campus day care for students' children18 out of 157 Schools
Library facilities at institution143 out of 157 Schools

Offered Degrees At Puerto Rico Colleges

Puerto Rico colleges and universities are offering 2,994 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Puerto Rico State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate770
One but less than two years certificate6534
Associate's Degree56040
Two but less than four years certificate70
Bachelor's Degree1,02156
Post Bachelor's Degree511
Master's Degree52554
Post Master's Degree170
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship650
Doctor's degree - professional practice140
Doctor's degree - other40

2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees For Puerto Rico Colleges

For undergraduate schools, in academic year 2016-2017, the average tuition & fess for Puerto Rico colleges is $3,457 for Puerto Rico residents and $6,181 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $5,240 for in-state students and $5,371 for out-of-state students.

Puerto Rico 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees
[chart] Puerto Rico State 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees

Special Learning Opportunities at Puerto Rico State

Next table shows the number of Puerto Rico schools which are offering special learning by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Puerto Rico State
Online Completely1 out of 157 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes32 out of 157 Schools
Graduate Online Classes23 out of 157 Schools
ROTC15 out of 157 Schools
ROTC Army14 out of 157 Schools
ROTC Navy1 out of 157 Schools
ROTC Air Force7 out of 157 Schools
Weekend/Evening College42 out of 157 Schools
Teacher certificate29 out of 157 Schools
Study Abroad13 out of 157 Schools
Campus Housing9 out of 157 Schools
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.