Fall 2017 Higher Education Profile - Puerto Rico

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Puerto Rico was home to 37 regionally accredited post-secondary institutions during fall 2017. These 37 institutions enrolled 134,241 students in fall 2017: 113,896 in undergraduate programs and 20,345 in graduate programs. A total of 16,269 students attending post-secondary school in Puerto Rico took at least one distance education course, representing 12.1 percent of the state's total student body. A total of 1,987 students were enrolled exclusively (100% online) in distance education courses with 597 (30.0%) of those residing in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

The majority of institutions were private nonprofit: including 23 four-year schools. The commonwealth was also home to 14 public four-year schools. Students enrolled in Puerto Rico's higher education institutions were enrolled in bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees.

37 Degree Granting Institutions

 

134,241 Students Enrolled

 

16,269 Students Enrolled in Distance Education

Serving 134,241 students in fall 2017, the 37 regionally accredited, degree granting colleges and universities of Puerto Rico offered academic choices for all types of students. Discover where your educational journey can begin with the institutions listed below. Our college and university listings are objective and focused on helping you achieve your educational or career goals. Whether you are searching for a public or private school with on-campus or online courses and an undergraduate or graduate degree, our list of regionally accredited colleges and universities in Puerto Rico offers a comprehensive guide to the Commonwealth's higher education options.

Featured Schools

West Virginia University

Regionally Accredited Public and Private Non-Profit Colleges and Universities in Puerto Rico

American University of Puerto Rico
Carr. #2, Km.14.4, Bo. Hato Tejas
Bayamon, PR 00960-2037 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Caribbean University-Bayamon
167 Ave. Km 21.2
Bayamon, PR 00960-0493 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Caribbean University-Ponce
AVE. EDNITA NAZARIO #1015
Ponce, PR 00716-7733 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Carlos Albizu University-San Juan
151 Tanca St, Corner San Francisco St, Old San Juan
San Juan, PR 00902-3711 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Colegio Universitario de San Juan
180 Jose Oliver St Tres Monjitas Ind. Park
San Juan, PR 918 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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EDP University of Puerto Rico Inc-San Sebastian
Betances # 49
San Sebastian, PR 685 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo
Carretera 662 KM 2.3
Arecibo, PR 00614-4045 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce
2250 Boulevard Luis A. Ferre Aguayo Suite 608
Ponce, PR 00717-9997 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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San Juan Bautista School of Medicine
Carretera 172 Urb. Turabo Gardens
Caguas, PR 00725-4968 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Universidad Adventista de las Antillas
Carr 106 Km 2.2 Int
Mayaguez, PR 00680-0000 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Universidad Central Del Caribe
Ramon Ruiz Arnau University Hospital Laurel Ave
Bayamon, PR 00960-6032 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Universidad del Sagrado Corazon
Calle Rosales Esq San Antonio Pda 26 1/2
Santurce, PR 907 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Universidad Metropolitana
1399 Ave. Ana G. Méndez
San Juan, PR 00926-2602 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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University of Puerto Rico-Aguadilla
Belt St. Ramey Base
Aguadilla, PR 00604-6150 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon
Road 174 #170 Minillas Industrial Park
Bayamon, PR 959 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Puerto Rico-Cayey
205 Antonio R. Barcelo Ave.
Cayey, PR 00737-2230 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez
259 Boulevard Alfonso Valdez
Mayaguez, PR 681 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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University of Puerto Rico-Ponce
2151 Santiago de los Caballeros Avenue
Ponce, PR 00716-9996 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Puerto Rico-Utuado
Carr. # 10 Km. 52.2
Utuado, PR 641 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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American University of Puerto Rico
Carretera Estatal #2 Km.48.1
Manati, PR 00674-1082 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Caribbean University-Carolina
Calle Ignacio Arzuaga #208
Carolina, PR 985 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Caribbean University-Vega Baja
Carr 671 K.M. 5, Sector El Criollo, Bo. Algarrobo
Vega Baja, PR 964 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Center for Advanced Studies On Puerto Rico and the Caribbean
Calle Del Cristo #52
San Juan, PR 901 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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EDP University of Puerto Rico Inc-San Juan
560 Ponce de Leon Ave. Cr. Arroyo St.
San Juan, PR 00919-2303 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Escuela de Artes Plasticas y Diseno de Puerto Rico
Barrio Ballaja Campo Del Morro
San Juan, PR 00902-1112 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez
482 Sur Calle Ramon Emerito Betances
Mayaguez, PR 00680-1713 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music
951 Ponce de Leon Avenue
San Juan, PR 00907-3373 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Seminario Evangelico de Puerto Rico
776 Ponce de Leon Avenue
San Juan, PR 925 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Universidad Central de Bayamon
Avenida Zaya Verde La Milagrosa Barrio Hato Tejas
Bayamón, PR 00960-1725 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Universidad del Este
Carr. # 190 Esq. Calle 220 Bo. Sabana Abajo
Carolina, PR 00985-0985 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Universidad del Turabo
Carr. # 189 Km 3.3
Gurabo, PR 00778-3030 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico
377 Ponce de Leon Ave
Hato Rey, PR 919 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo
Finca las Dunas Carr 653 Ruta 129 Km 8
Arecibo, PR 00614-4010 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Puerto Rico-Carolina
Carretera 887 Bo San Anton
Carolina, PR 00984-4800 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Puerto Rico-Humacao
Call Box 860
Humacao, PR 792 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences
Rio Piedras Medical Center, Americo Miranda Avenue
San Juan, PR 00936-5067 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
39 Ponce de Leon Ave
San Juan, PR 00931-0000 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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