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University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 1,752 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 41 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

64% Women
36% Men


NCAA Division II (without football)

Independent Southeast Region

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $42,500)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $34,000)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 36 33 - -
Baseball 23 - - -
Basketball 15 14 - -
Soccer 22 - - -
Softball - 17 - -
Swimming 13 15 - -
Table Tennis 8 6 - -
Tennis 9 9 - -
Volleyball 15 15 - -
Weight Lifting 8 7 - -
Wrestling 5 - - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native Less than 0.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.1%
Black/non-Hispanic Less than 0.1%
Hispanic 94.9%
Non-resident alien 0.8%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 3.6%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 0.6%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • No Meal Plan

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 1
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 54
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Paola from San Juan, PR
  • 5
  • I have not had this experience, but i have friends that tell me it is wonderful. Security is great, you may have a dorm inside the university or in front.…

  • Jan-10-2012 Read More
  • Cristina from Puerto Rico
  • 3
  • dorm life will depend. some places are better than others. some are newer and cleaner, while others should be closed-off. you get what you want to pay,…

  • Jan-23-2012 Read More
  • Gustavo from Gurabo, PR
  • 4
  • The campus offers a variety of dorms. It offers rooms at great and manageable fees. The dorms are right next or inside the campus providing comfort too students.…

  • Mar-24-2012 Read More
  • archi123 from Puerto Rico
  • 5
  • I don't have any experience in this area, but the university provides apartments for students or you can also go to near apartments. But a great dorm life it's all…

  • Jul-27-2012 Read More
  • Paola from Puerto Rico
  • 5
  • It is said to be secure (the dorms from the university) and ranging from very expensive (includes many things like 24 hr air conditioner, internet, security guard, and bed, closet,…

  • Aug-08-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Sacha - San Juan, PR
  • Aug-27-2016 I am a past student here

    There are few options. However, I consider that the best option is the food that you bring from your own house.

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  • 5
  • Kat from Puerto Rico
  • Sep-21-2015 I am a current student here

    Puerto Rican Food, Mexican Food, Fast Food, Vegan Restaurants, Thematic Cafes, Bars everywhere and more... It's great.

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  • 4
  • Anie From PR
  • Oct-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Its surrounded with cafeterias, fast-foods and restaurants.

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  • 5
  • Clara from San Juan, PR
  • Oct-04-2013 I am a current student here

    There's tons of choices when it comes to food. There's a huge variety, from Caribbean, to Italian, fast-food...

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Mariangely from Puerto Rico
  • Jun-20-2012 I am a past student here

    There's no greek life as you might be expecting, but there are couple of fraternities and sororities you could be part of.

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