Puerto Rico Colleges Key Statistics

Average Tuition & Fees $8,793
Average Acceptance Rates 71.85 %
Total Student Population 210,324
Average Graduation Rates 53.27 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 17.50 to 1

Puerto Rico Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2021-2022, 172 colleges and universities are active in Puerto Rico - 20 public and 152 private schools. By school level, there are 85 four(4) Years or high, 25 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 62 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)97 schools
4 Year or High85 schools
2-4 Year25 schools
Less than 2 year62 schools

2022 Average Key Statistics for Puerto Rico Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Puerto Rico colleges is 71.85% and the average graduation rate is 53.27% in academic year 2021-2022. Total 210,324 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Puerto Rico colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 17.50 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 6.4146341463415 %
Average Retention Rate for Puerto Rico colleges is 69.753623188406 %

2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees For Puerto Rico Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Puerto Rico colleges are $6,350 for Puerto Rico residents and $8,793 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $5,922 for in-state students and $6,880 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 2,856 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
One but less than two years certificate5340
Associate's Degree5533
Two but less than four years certificate140
Bachelor's Degree1,0029
Post Bachelor's Degree511
Master's Degree53211
Post Master's Degree320
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship680
Doctor's degree - professional practice160
Doctor's degree - other60

Special Learning Opportunities at Puerto Rico State

In Puerto Rico, 43 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 31 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 Completely0 out of 138 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes43 out of 138 Schools
Graduate Online Classes31 out of 138 Schools
ROTC14 out of 138 Schools
Weekend/Evening College42 out of 138 Schools
Teacher certificate32 out of 138 Schools
Study Abroad18 out of 138 Schools