Cost of college went up for all students at University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo

In-state tuition and fees rose 1.6 percent for 2017-18 at University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Puerto Rico residents paid $2,117 to attend the four-year public institution this year $34 more than the $2,083 charged for 2016-17.

Non-resident students would have paid 95.5 percent more than residents this year, or $4,139. Non-resident tuition and fees grew 0.8 percent from $4,105 in 2016-17.

100 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Puerto Rico residents.

Data shows 89 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 843 students received grants or scholarships totaling $4.65 million.

Including all undergraduates, 3,363 students used grants or scholarships totaling $16.91 million. Another 263 took out $1 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Change in tuition and fees 2014-15 to 2017-18
In-state
4,150
$2,014
$2,014
$2,083
$2,117
5.1%
Out-of-state
0
$4,035
$4,035
$4,105
$4,139
2.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
843
89%
$4,457,562
$5,288
State / local grant or scholarship
277
29%
$51,062
$184
Institutional grants or scholarships
104
11%
$139,381
$1,340
Grant or scholarship aid total
843
89%
$4,648,005
$5,514
Federal student loans
0
0%
$0
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
Student loan aid
0
0%
$0
Total student aid
843
89%

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