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University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez

Mayaguez, PR
University Website: www.uprm.edu
Apply Online: admisiones.uprm.edu/
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The University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez (UPRM) or Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez (RUM) in Spanish (also referred to as Colegio and CAAM in allusion to its former name), is a land-grant, sea-grant, space-grant state university located in the city of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. UPRM is the second-largest university campus of the University of Puerto Rico system.

UPRM has been accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) since 1946. Also, the engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), the nursing undergraduate program is accredited by the National League for Nursing (NLN) and the Chemistry Department is recognized by the American Chemical Society (ACS). The College of Business Administration is going through the process of the AACSB accreditation. The Mayagüez campus of the University of Puerto Rico has been a member of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) since 1966.

UPRM continues its development in the best tradition of a land-grant institution. It is a co-educational, bilingual, and non-sectarian school comprising the Colleges of Agricultural Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering and the Division of Continuing Education and Professional Studies. The College of Agricultural Sciences includes the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Agricultural Extension Service. In 2009, the campus population was composed of 12,108 students, 1,924 regular staff members and 1,037 members of the education staff.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $3,336.00 avg tuition

259 Boulevard Alfonso Valdez
Mayaguez, PR 00681
(787) 832-4040

Apply online Admissions:
admisiones.uprm.edu/
Financial Aid:
www.uprm.edu/financialaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez

Statistics:
Applied 2,880
Admitted 1,891 66%
Enrolled total 1,774
Full Time: 1,773
Part Time 1
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 538 645
SAT Math 555 692
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 90%
4-year graduation rate 5%
6-year graduation rate 44%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Required
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $1,802.00 $1,802.00 $3,336.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $949.00 $949.00 $949.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $53.00 $53.00 $98.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $2,376.00 $2,376.00 $3,910.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $949.00 $949.00 $949.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $132.00 $132.00 $217.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $8,280.00 $2,900.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $2,125.00 $2,900.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $20.00
Graduate Application Fee $25.00
Books and Supplies $1,825.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 78%
Percent receiving grant aid 78%
Avg amount of grant aid $4,948.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 6%
Avg amount of student loan aid $3,076.00

University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations X
Agricultural and Extension Education Services X X
Agricultural Economics X X
Agricultural Mechanization, Other X
Agriculture, General X
Agronomy and Crop Science X X
Animal Sciences, General X X
Food Science and Technology, Other X
Horticultural Science X X
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management X X
Soil Science and Agronomy, General X X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biotechnology X
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography X
Microbiology, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Finance, General X X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst X
EDUCATION
Agricultural Teacher Education X X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
ENGINEERING
Agricultural Engineering X
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Industrial Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Engineering/Industrial Management X
Surveying Technology/Surveying X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Comparative Literature X
French Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physical Sciences X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X

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