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University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

San Juan, PR
University Website: www.uprrp.edu
Apply Online: estudiantes.upr.edu
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The University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras (Spanish: Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras), also referred to as UPR-RP, is a public research university located on a 289-acre (1.17 km2) campus in Río Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

UPR-RP serves more than 18,000 students, 20% graduate, and grants an average of over 3,000 degrees a year. It is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an Intensive Doctoral/Research University. As a public comprehensive doctoral institution, its academic offerings range from the baccalaureate to the doctoral degree, through 70 undergraduate programs and 19 graduate degrees with 71 specializations in the basic disciplines and professional fields. UPR‐RP has consistently granted the largest number of doctorate degrees to Hispanics in the US.

UPR-RP is the largest campus in terms of student population of the University of Puerto Rico System, and is the first public university in the history of Puerto Rico.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $3,348.00 avg tuition

39 Ponce de Leon Ave
San Juan, PR 00931-0000
78776(400) 008-5806

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Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

Statistics:
Applied 7,749
Admitted 1,889 24%
Enrolled total 1,708
Full Time: 1,686
Part Time 22
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 560 656
SAT Math 553 681
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 87%
4-year graduation rate 12%
6-year graduation rate 48%
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 Required
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $1,327.00 $1,327.00 $3,348.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $944.00 $944.00 $944.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $44.00 $44.00 $112.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $1,799.00 $1,799.00 $3,570.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $944.00 $944.00 $944.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $64.00 $64.00 $136.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,280.00 $8,280.00 $2,900.00
Other Expenses $1,200.00 $2,125.00 $2,900.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $20.00
Graduate Application Fee $20.00
Books and Supplies $1,825.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 66%
Percent receiving grant aid 62%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,407.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 2%
Avg amount of student loan aid $3,011.00

University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture X
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning X
Environmental Design/Architecture X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Statistics X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary X
Finance, General X X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Labor and Industrial Relations X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X X
Operations Management and Supervision X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia X
Journalism X X
Public Relations/Image Management X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Educational Evaluation and Research X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Child Care and Support Services Management X
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Comparative Literature X
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
French Language and Literature X
Language Interpretation and Translation X
Linguistics X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor X
HISTORY
American History (United States) X
European History X
History, General X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
Natural Sciences X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Psychology X
Community Psychology X
Industrial and Organizational Psychology X
Psychology, General X
School Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X X
Geography X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Social Sciences, Other X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music, General X

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