University of Puerto Rico at Utuado

country rank  23
world rank  8917

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University Overview

Established in 1979, Universidad de Puerto Rico en Utuado (University of Puerto Rico at Utuado) is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Utuado (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Universidad de Puerto Rico en Utuado (UPRU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Puerto Rican higher education institution. Universidad de Puerto Rico en Utuado (UPRU) 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 43 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. UPRU 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
Acronym UPRU
Founded 1979
Colours Forest green and brown

University Location

Address Carretera 10 Km. 52.2
Utuado
00641
Puerto Rico
Tel +1 (787) 894 2828
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)
Not reported
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported

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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 neither required nor recommended
- 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 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
2000 Classification Associates Colleges
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Puerto Rico at Utuado's Library
University of Puerto Rico-Utuado's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 31,452 physical volumes, 1,092 physical media, 1 digital/electronic media and 114 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
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

1986


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico (CEPR)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Puerto Rico

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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