Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo


Baccalaureate Colleges--General: These institutions are primarily undergraduate colleges with major emphasis on baccalaureate programs. They award less than half of their baccalaureate degrees in liberal arts fields.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

Carretera 662 KM 2.3, Arecibo, PR, 00614-4045

(787) 881-1212 






Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above 


Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2013 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12
In District $4,738 $4,966 $4,836
In State $4,738 $4,966 $4,836
Out of State $4,738 $4,966 $4,836
Books and Supplies $1,585 $1,535 $1,535
On Campus      
Room and Board - - -
Other Expenses - - -
Off Campus      
Room and Board $5,846 $5,768 $5,655
Other Expenses $1,960 $1,907 $1,833
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $1,907 $1,833

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
96.0% $4,948
State/Local Grant
71.0% $265
Institutional Grants
18.0% $541
Loans 20.0% $3,321
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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