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University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez

Mayagüez, PR 4-Year Public
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About CAAM

University of Puerto Rico at Mayag�ez Overview

University of Puerto Rico at Mayag�ez is a public commonwealth school in an urban setting in Mayagüez, PR. CAAM was founded in 1911 and the school presently has around 12,126 students a year, which includes 11,246 undergrad students.

Student Involvement at CAAM

Interested in music or performing? At CAAM you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? CAAM students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Excited for Greek life? CAAM has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? CAAM has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at CAAM on the Student Life page.

2022 CAAM Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
In-State Tuition $4,640
Out-of-State $4,640
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $6,164

Is CAAM a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a college is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer idea of what CAAM offers and if the school could be a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at CAAM

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 88% of students who start at CAAM come back the next year. CAAMhas a six year graduation rate of 47 for undergrads. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook CAAM Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from CAAM by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with CAAM directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at CAAM

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

First-year students that attend CAAM full-time are awarded $6,164 a year in financial aid, on average.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $4,378 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at CAAM.

Based on this information, is CAAM the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is CAAM a good school for you?

If University of Puerto Rico at Mayag�ez seems like a school you want to apply to, click the heart button to save it to your college list.

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Where is CAAM?

CAAM is located in the city of Mayagüez, PR.

If you want to see CAAM for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Road #2 to Mayagüez, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Eugenio Maria de Hostos.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what CAAM and Mayagüez are like without leaving home.

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College Info

PO Box 9000 Mayagüez, PR 00681-9000

Campus Setting: Urban

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Student Life

Wondering what life at CAAM is like? There are approximately 880 students enrolled at CAAM, including 11,246 undergraduate students and -10,366 graduate students. 90% percent of students attend school full-time.


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