The University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo is a state university located in the city of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, and part of the eleven campuses that compose the University of Puerto Rico system. UPR-Arecibo is known from its previous names "Colegio Regional de Arecibo" and "Colegio Universitario Tecnológico de Arecibo" and its acronyms "CRA" and "CUTA".General InformationThe University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo, is located in the north of the island, next to the largest pharmaceutical and biotechnology complex in the Caribbean, the largest radio telescope in the world and agricultural areas of intense commercial activity. It is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.UPRA offers Associate and Baccalaureate Degrees, some of them unique in the UPR system: Bachelor of Science in Microbiology Bachelor of Social Science with concentration in Industrial Organizational Psychology Bachelor of Social Science with concentration in Latin American Studies Bachelor of Industrial Chemical Process Technology Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology. Bachelor of Business Administration including Accounting, Finance, Marketing and Management degrees. UPRA also holds the distinction of being the Alma Mater of many communications professionals currently working in local and international media, and of independent producers who graduated from the Bachelor of Communication program .