Founded in 1900, University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras is Puerto Rico’s first public university and the most extensive in the UPR system. The Carnegie Foundation designates the school as having “high research activity.” The Institute of Caribbean Studies at the Rio Piedras campus is an interdisciplinary research institute focused on the life and environment of the “Greater Caribbean.” UPR-RP is also home to the Museum of Art, History, and Anthropology which sponsors seminars and workshops as well as exhibiting works of art.
Contributes greatly in the intellectual, and professional development of the student by providing wonderful professors and courses that challenge the students capabilities to higher levels. Has a campus filled with history, variety and a knowledge that, apart from the classes will provide enrichment and amazement. Provides a wide variety of courses that allow the student to learn not only about what they are majoring, but also from other disciplines that play an important role in society and in their lives.
Paola from San Juan, PR
The UPR has excellent courses and programs, offered by professors who have excelled in research, education and/or are known at an international level. The university offers a lot of opportunities in research, student organizations, jobs, counseling, among others. It is the best university in the Caribbean!