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University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

San Juan, PR, USA
3.75 Average Rating

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.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
90%
0
100
40%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 1162
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision December 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
15,098
Total Number of Undergrads
11,981
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
18%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
58%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$5,821
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$4,094
Out-of-State Tuition
$6,049
Students Receiving Financial Aid
73%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,172
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
38%
62%
Size of Town
City: Large
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Miami
New York
Orlando
Washington
Tampa
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What Students Are Saying

3.75 Average Rating
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!
Amira from Bayamon, PR

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