University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo requires at least 132 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 46% of students who start college at University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo graduate within six years.
University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo does not require students to complete a senior project.
✅ University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.
❌ University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo does not require an internship for any students.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
The main library on campus is the General Library.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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