University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo: Narrative Description
UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO AT ARECIBO B-6
PO Box 4010
Arecibo, PR 00614-4010
Tel: (787)878-2830; Admissions: (787)878-2830; Web Site: http://upra.edu/
Description: Commonwealth-supported, 4-year, coed. Part of University of Puerto Rico System. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 44-acre urban campus with easy access to San Juan. Research spending 2002-03: $100,953. Total enrollment: 4,617. 4,213 applied, 31% were admitted. Full-time: 3,890 students, 71% women, 29% men. Part-time: 727 students, 71% women, 29% men. 100% Hispanic, 1% 25 or older, 3% transferred in. Retention: 89% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, distance learning, summer session for credit, adult/continuing education programs. ROTC: Army.
Entrance Requirements: Required: high school transcript, SAT II: Subject Tests, PAA or SAT I, CEEB. Placement: SAT II: Subject Tests required. Entrance: very difficult. Application deadline: 12/8. Notification: 3/18.
Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band. Social organizations: local fraternities, local sororities; 10% of eligible men and 17% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Club Rotaract, CONFRA, Student Counselors, band/ATUC, ACTRE. Major annual events: Award Night, Anniversary Festival, Athletic Tournament. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. General Library with 65,000 books and 3,660 serials. Operations spending 2002-03: $789,800. 243 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.
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