University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

country rank  4
world rank  2156

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University Overview

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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University Identity

Name
Acronym UPRRP
Founded 1903

University Location

Address 39 Ponce de Leon Avenue
San Juan
00931-0000
Puerto Rico
Tel +1 (787) 764 0000
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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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
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
Admission Rate 40-50%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras's Library
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.
Housing Yes
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
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1946


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico (CEPR)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Puerto Rico
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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