Average Tuition & Fees $7,711
Average Acceptance Rates 67.43 %
Total Student Population 234,052
Average Graduation Rates 51.39 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 17.84 to 1

Puerto Rico Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 151 colleges and universities in Puerto Rico State - 20 public and 131 private schools. By school level, there are 78 4 Year or high, 23 2-4 years, and 50 less than 2 years schools in Puerto Rico. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Puerto Rico Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)55
Private (for-profit)76
4 Year or High78
2-4 Year23
Less than 2 year50

Average Academic Statistics for Puerto Rico Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Puerto Rico colleges is 67.43% and the average graduation rate is 51.39% in academic year 2018-2019. Total 234,052 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Puerto Rico colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 17.84:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Puerto Rico.

[Chart] Puerto Rico Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Puerto Rico colleges is 8.1754385964912 %
Average Retention Rate for Puerto Rico colleges is 69.751824817518 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For Puerto Rico Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Puerto Rico colleges are $6,268 for Puerto Rico residents and $7,711 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $5,880 for in-state students and $6,099 for out-of-state students.

Puerto Rico 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Puerto Rico State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Puerto Rico Colleges

Puerto Rico colleges and universities are offering 3,020 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 certificate1030
One but less than two years certificate5700
Associate's Degree55418
Two but less than four years certificate180
Bachelor's Degree1,05434
Post Bachelor's Degree541
Master's Degree56146
Post Master's Degree180
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship700
Doctor's degree - professional practice140
Doctor's degree - other40

Special Learning Opportunities at Puerto Rico State

In Puerto Rico, 2 colleges offer all programs online completely. 42 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 34 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 14 colleges have the ROTC programs and 18 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of Puerto Rico schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Puerto Rico State
Online Completely2 out of 151 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes42 out of 151 Schools
Graduate Online Classes34 out of 151 Schools
ROTC14 out of 151 Schools
Weekend/Evening College40 out of 151 Schools
Teacher certificate32 out of 151 Schools
Study Abroad18 out of 151 Schools