Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico

Hato Rey, PR, USA
3.08 Average Rating

The Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico) is a private institution specializing in the technical sciences with a main campus in San Juan and two Florida campuses. PUPR is home to the largest private Hispanic Serving school of engineering in America and its territories, featuring seven academic programs in that subject. Additionally, PUPR offers undergraduate programs in Business, Architecture, and Education as well as an honors program. The university’s Computer Science program is notable for being recognized by the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 16, 2021

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
100%

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
4,231
Total Number of Undergrads
3,514
Academic Calendar

Trimester

See your fit
Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
68%
20-39 Students
30%
0
100
11%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
25%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$15,859
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$8,640
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$8,640
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$11,928
Books and Supplies
$2356

Aid & Grants

0
100
21%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
65%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,776
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
65%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,060
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$545

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
47%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$3,518
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$11,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$209

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
77%
23%
Student Organizations
22
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
1%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Beaver
School Colors
royal blue and gold
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
70%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$36,300

What Students Are Saying

3.08 Average Rating
I love it, great atmosphere
Nicole from Puerto Rico

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