Graduates earn 630 degrees from University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo

About 25.1 percent of the 630 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the public institution in Arecibo conferred 91 bachelor's degrees and 67 associate's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Data shows the school gave out 91 bachelor's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, followed by 84 bachelor's degrees in Microbiology, General and 76 bachelor's degrees in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

The university enrolled 4,150 students for 2016-17, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
91
45
136
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
-
22
22
Health Professions and Related Programs total
91
67
158
25.1
Accounting
51
-
51
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
42
-
42
Business Administration and Management, General
19
-
19
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
13
-
13
Finance, General
5
-
5
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
130
-
130
20.6
Microbiology, General
84
-
84
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
84
-
84
13.3
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
76
-
76
Psychology total
76
-
76
12.1
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
63
-
63
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
63
-
63
10
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
33
14
47
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
33
14
47
7.5
Elementary Education and Teaching
23
-
23
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
17
-
17
Education total
40
-
40
6.3
Computer Science
27
-
27
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
27
-
27
4.3
Social Sciences, Other
5
-
5
Social Sciences total
5
-
5
0.8

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