Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo Graduate School

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is a Private, 4 years school located in Arecibo, PR.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is $6,545 in average. The school has 333 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 641 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is a Private, 4 years school located in Arecibo, PR.
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo Directory Information
School NamePontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo
AddressCarretera 662 KM 2.3, Arecibo, PR 00614-4045
Phone787-881-1212
Webhttps://www.pucpr.edu/arecibo
Online Applicationhttps://arecibo.pucpr.edu/admisiones/solicitud-admisiones
Financial Infohttps://arecibo.pucpr.edu/oficinas/asistencia-economica
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is $6,545 in average. The school has 333 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 641 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 41 graduate programs through Master's and Doctorate (Research).
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$6,545
Student Population333
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs41 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is $6,545 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $315.
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$5,670
Required Fees$875
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$315
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is $6,545. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.32% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$5,580$624
2019-2020$5,580$774
2020-2021$5,580$654
2021-2022$5,580$694
2022-2023$5,670$875
The graduate school tuition & fees of Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is average compared to private graduate schools in Puerto Rico. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Puerto Rico graduate tuition is $6,313 (public) / $6,088 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo$6,545
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Puerto Rico Graduate Schools$6,016$7,219
Public$6,313$6,313
Private$6,088
For academic year 2022-2023, the off-campus living costs are $12,668. Off-campus living costs are increased by 6.46% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$6,600$4,707
2019-2020$6,785$4,839
2020-2021$6,893$4,916
2021-2022$6,983$4,916
2022-2023$7,395$5,273
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $315 at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.61% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$310
2019-2020$310
2020-2021$310
2021-2022$310
2022-2023$315

Graduate Programs at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo offers 12 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 66 students have completed their study at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo.
Offered Degrees at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree11036
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1030
Total12066
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Clinical/Medical Social Work program with 28 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Clinical Psychology program with 30 completers.
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo offers 12 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 66 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 36 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 2 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction-$24,300
Educational Leadership and Administration2$23,000
Elementary Education and Teaching--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--
Psychology [+] --
Clinical Psychology--
Social Sciences [+] --
Criminology--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Clinical/Medical Social Work28-
Business [+] 6 completers-
Business Administration and Management1-
Accounting and Business/Management--
Finance2-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration3$22,700
Total36
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 30 completers-
Clinical Psychology30$19,400
Total30

Graduate Student Population at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 333 students enrolled into Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo graduate schools where it has total 641 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 157 full-time and 176 part-time graduate students. By gender, 69 male and 264 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total33369264
Full-time15731126
Part-tme17638138
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
323 Hispanic (97.00%), and 10 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total33369264
American Indian/Native American000
Asian000
Black/African American000
Hispanic32367256
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White000
Two More000
Un-Known1028
Non-resident Alien000
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2 graduate students (0.60% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 28 graduate students (8.41% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total333
Enrolled Online Exclusively2
Enrolled Some Online Courses28
Not in Online Courses303
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo. 19 students are aged 20 to 24 (5.71% of total students), 32 students are aged above 50 (9.61%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total33369264
Age 20-21101
Age 22-2418414
Age 25-29721260
Age 30-34801367
Age 35-3952844
Age 40-49782256
Age 50-6430921
Over 64211
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