Universidad de Puerto Rico

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world rank  1247

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University 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 and/or 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 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 115 years old 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.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Puerto Rico
Acronym UPR
Founded 1903

University Location

Address 1187 Calle Flamboyán
San Juan (population range: 250,000-499,999)
00936-4984
Puerto Rico
T +1 (787) 250 0000
F +1 (787) 759 6917
Other locations Aguadilla, Arecibo, Bayamón, Carolina, Cayey, Humacao, Mayagüez, Ponce, Río Piedras, Utuado

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 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

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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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

Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018