Average Tuition & Fees $8,070
Average Acceptance Rates 70.52 %
Total Student Population 204,771
Average Graduation Rates 53.95 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 16.85 to 1

Puerto Rico Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2021-2022, 152 colleges and universities are active in Puerto Rico - 20 public and 132 private schools. By school level, there are 80 four(4) Years or high, 20 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 52 less than tow(2) years schools in Puerto Rico. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level in Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Public20 schools
Private (not-for-profit)55 schools
Private (for-profit)77 schools
4 Year or High80 schools
2-4 Year20 schools
Less than 2 year52 schools

2022 Average Key Statistics for Puerto Rico Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Puerto Rico colleges is 70.52% and the average graduation rate is 53.95% in academic year 2021-2022. Total 204,771 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Puerto Rico colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 16.85 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Puerto Rico.
[Chart] 2022 Puerto Rico Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Puerto Rico colleges is 6.6410256410256 %
Average Retention Rate for Puerto Rico colleges is 68.914728682171 %

2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees For Puerto Rico Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Puerto Rico colleges are $6,273 for Puerto Rico residents and $8,070 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $6,264 for in-state students and $7,404 for out-of-state students.
Puerto Rico 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Puerto Rico State 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Puerto Rico Colleges

Puerto Rico colleges and universities are offering 2,879 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 certificate1000
One but less than two years certificate5030
Associate's Degree55227
Two but less than four years certificate150
Bachelor's Degree99248
Post Bachelor's Degree471
Master's Degree53746
Post Master's Degree343
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship760
Doctor's degree - professional practice170
Doctor's degree - other60

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