Universidad de Puerto Rico Bayamón

country rank  12
world rank  5724

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University Overview

Founded in 1970, Universidad de Puerto Rico Bayamón is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Bayamón (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Universidad de Puerto Rico Bayamón (UPRB) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Puerto Rican higher education institution. Universidad de Puerto Rico Bayamón (UPRB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 50 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 20-30% making this Puerto Rican higher education organization a very selective institution. UPRB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UPRB
Founded 1970
Colours Light blue, navy blue and white

University Location

Address Industrial Minillas 170, Carretera 174
Bayamón
00959-1919
Puerto Rico
Tel +1 (787) 993 0000
Fax +1 (787) 993 8900

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local
students
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students
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University Admissions

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
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Res. Las Margaritas Edif. 21
San Juan 00915
7872684576
7872684576

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de Puerto Rico Bayamón's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1960


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico (CEPR)
  • Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Chemistry Society (ACS)
  • American Marketing Association (AMA)
  • American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
  • Asociacion de Estudiantes de Ciencias de Computadoras (AECC)
  • Asociación de Estudiantes de Contabilidad (AEC)
  • Asociación de Estudiantes de Electrónica (AEE)
  • Asociación de Estudiantes de Gerencia de Materiales (AGEMA)
  • Asociación de Estudiantes de Pedagogía (AEP)
  • Asociación de Estudiantes de Sistemas de Oficina (AESO)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021