Founded in 1903, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras (University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras) is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of San Juan (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras (UPRRP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Puerto Rican higher education institution. Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras (UPRRP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 117 years old Puerto Rican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Puerto Rican higher education organization a averagely selective institution. UPRRP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras|
|Name||University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras|
|Address||39 Ponce de Leon Avenue
|Tel||+1 (787) 764 0000|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is required
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is neither required nor recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are required
|Control Type||Public State|
|Basic Classification||Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity|
|2000 Classification||Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||High undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence|
University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,012,511 physical volumes, 492,031 physical media and 212 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras's library has 23 branches.
Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 300 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Sport Facilities||Not reported|
|Financial Aids||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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