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University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez

Mayaguez, PR, USA
3.78 Average Rating

The University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez is a state institution also known as Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez. Classes at UPRM are primarily taught in Spanish, and students are required to have a moderate understanding of English as well in order to enroll. The campus is home to a variety of facilities available for student use, including a sports complex, a bookstore, two separate cafeterias, a student lounge, a bank, and a computer center. Among its many programs, the school features a College of Agricultural Sciences, which utilizes an Agricultural Experiment Station to serve the local community.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • 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
Small city

0
100
74%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
98%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
13,314
Total Number of Undergrads
12,281
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
4%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
41%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,441
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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.
$2,082
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.
$4,104
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$2168

Aid & Grants

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.
73%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,007
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.
73%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,942
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,617

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.
6%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$3,168
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.
$5,500
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.
$74
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
54%
46%
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Bulldog
School Colors
White/Kelly Green
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

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What Students Are Saying

3.78 Average Rating
This university has great professors, beautiful agricultural research stations and amazing architecture. It is in the west side of the island where the best beaches are. People are friendly and helpful, this campus is the best.
Laura from Puerto Rico
It's a beautiful and inspiring campus. Brilliant professors. Friendly students and great College Associations. University of Puerto Rico is ranked as the best institution on higher education in the island. This campus has a lot of majors and much more of what you wish you have in campus. From art, science, agriculture, humanities to engineering, this island campus have it all.
From my heart to yours...
The UPRM is one of the top colleges in Puerto Rico it has many programs from engineering, biology, agricultural science, education and much more. It is a challenging college, if you are admitted you are already considered some of the top students in Puerto Rico. It is not very easy to get accepted but once your in the faculty and professors are always there to help you in whatever you need during your college career.
Ezequiel from San Antonio, PR
The best college in Puerto Rico fo engineering. I'm learning a lot. And I feel safe.
Diana from Utuado, PR
The University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez is the top university in Puerto Rico. It is most known for it's excellent programs on Engineering, Science and Agriculture. The university is also rated on the Top 50 Universities on Latin America.
Del Mar3930
The University of Puerto Rico- Mayaguez is an excellent educational institution. The opportunity of being a student in this institution is great. When you graduate from this university you know you are ready for the world.
Lisa from Puerto Rico

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