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Universidad de Puerto Rico

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1

world rank

887

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Overview

Established in 1903, Universidad de Puerto Rico (University of Puerto Rico) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of San Juan (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Aguadilla, Arecibo, Bayamón, Carolina, Cayey, Humacao, Mayagüez, Ponce, Río Piedras, Utuado. Officially accredited/recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Universidad de Puerto Rico (UPR) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Puerto Rico (UPR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 114 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UPR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name University of Puerto Rico
Acronym UPR
Founded 1903
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Location


Address Carr #1 Km 12.9 Terrenos Estacion Exp. Agricola
San Juan
00936-4984
Puerto Rico
Population range 250,000-499,999
Phone +1 (787) 250 0000
Fax +1 (787) 759 6917
Other locations Aguadilla, Arecibo, Bayamón, Carolina, Cayey, Humacao, Mayagüez, Ponce, Río Piedras, Utuado
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad de Puerto Rico for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students Not reported Not reported
International students Not reported Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad de Puerto Rico's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office
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Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad de Puerto Rico's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment over-45,000
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad de Puerto Rico's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad de Puerto Rico for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Library Association (ALA), Committee on Accreditation



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universidad de Puerto Rico as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Friday, May 12, 2017