Which Puerto Rico colleges receive the most state student aid?

Instituto de Banca y Comercio Inc and University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among Puerto Rico schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Top Puerto Rico recipients of state student aid

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
Instituto de Banca y Comercio Inc
Guaynabo
11,280
1,197
$373,797
$312
2
University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
San Juan
16,872
1,004
$184,900
$184
3
Universidad del Turabo
Gurabo
17,167
434
$144,911
$334
4
University of Puerto Rico-Cayey
Cayey
3,766
109
$138,985
$1,275
5
Universidad Metropolitana
San Juan
13,636
357
$128,487
$360
6
Universidad del Este
Carolina
12,401
344
$125,497
$365
7
Ponce Paramedical College Inc
Ponce
1,904
235
$121,089
$515
8
Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de San Juan
San Juan
759
217
$96,999
$447
9
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce
Mercedita
5,292
113
$89,986
$796
10
University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon
Bayamon
4,927
384
$70,949
$185

Organizations in this story


Instituto de Banca y Comercio Inc Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de San Juan Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce Ponce Paramedical College Inc Universidad del Este Universidad del Turabo Universidad Metropolitana University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon University of Puerto Rico-Cayey University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

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