Universidad de Puerto Rico

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world rank  633

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University Overview

Established in 1903, Universidad de Puerto Rico (University of Puerto Rico) 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). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Aguadilla, Arecibo, Bayamón, Carolina, Cayey, Humacao, Mayagüez, Ponce, Río Piedras, Utuado. Officially recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Universidad de Puerto Rico (UPR) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Puerto Rican higher education institution. Universidad de Puerto Rico (UPR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education 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. 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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University Identity

Name
Name University of Puerto Rico
Acronym UPR
Founded 1903

University Location

Address 1187 Calle Flamboyán
San Juan
00936-4984
Puerto Rico
Tel +1 (787) 250 0000
Fax +1 (787) 759 6917
Other locations Aguadilla, Arecibo, Bayamón, Carolina, Cayey, Humacao, Mayagüez, Ponce, Río Piedras, Utuado

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de Puerto Rico's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
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


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico (CEPR)
  • American Library Association (ALA), Committee on Accreditation


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Puerto Rico
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021