University of Puerto Rico – Mayaguez

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University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (787) 832-4040
Type of School: 4-year, Public
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Address: 259 Boulevard Alfonso Valdez, Mayaguez, PR 00681
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 13,224
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 45%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 12,445 (94% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,094
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,049
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 76%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,457

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 108
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 321
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 65
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 211
Education 33
Engineering 772
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 11
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 31
Health Professions and Related Programs 3
History 1
Mathematics and Statistics 13
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 431
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 55355

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $4,094
Out-of-state $6,049
Books and supplies $2,168

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $3,519
Out-of-state $6,894

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,671 76%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,652 75% $5,457
Student loan aid 119 5% $3,332

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 9,294 71% $5,040
Federal student loans 1,706 13% $4,472

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,524 1,862 1,662
Percent admitted 100% 64% 63%
Percent admitted who enrolled 60% 61% 59%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 13,224
Undergraduate enrollment 12,321
Graduate enrollment 903

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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