Average Tuition & Fees $7,908
Average Acceptance Rates 68.16 %
Total Student Population 216,685
Average Graduation Rates 52.29 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 17.00 to 1

Puerto Rico Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, there are 155 colleges and universities in Puerto Rico State - 20 public and 135 private schools. By school level, there are 80 4 Year or high, 23 2-4 years, and 52 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)56
Private (for-profit)79
4 Year or High80
2-4 Year23
Less than 2 year52

Average Academic Statistics for Puerto Rico Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Puerto Rico colleges is 68.16% and the average graduation rate is 52.29% in academic year 2019-2020. Total 216,685 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Puerto Rico colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 17.00:1. 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 8.828125 %
Average Retention Rate for Puerto Rico colleges is 68.705882352941 %

2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees For Puerto Rico Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Puerto Rico colleges are $6,278 for Puerto Rico residents and $7,908 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $5,885 for in-state students and $6,868 for out-of-state students.

Puerto Rico 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Puerto Rico State 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Puerto Rico Colleges

Puerto Rico colleges and universities are offering 3,010 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 certificate1050
One but less than two years certificate5340
Associate's Degree55523
Two but less than four years certificate180
Bachelor's Degree1,05635
Post Bachelor's Degree481
Master's Degree57152
Post Master's Degree250
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship752
Doctor's degree - professional practice160
Doctor's degree - other72

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