University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras

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University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Website:www.uprrp.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:estudiantes.upr.edu/admisiones/
Address:39 Ponce de Leon Ave, San Juan, PR 00931-0000
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:16,872
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):47%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:16,867 (100% 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:$2,078
Out-of-state Tuition:$4,630
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:68%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,195

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services12
Biological and Biomedical Sciences111
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services911
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs32
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education1783
English Language and Literature/Letters111
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1331
Health Professions and Related Programs11
History211
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Library Science2
Mathematics and Statistics111
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation111
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
Physical Sciences222
Psychology131
Public Administration and Social Service Professions121
Social Sciences62
Visual and Performing Arts41
Grand total3603614

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Library Science1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$2,078
Out-of-state$4,630
Books and supplies$2,168

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$2,524
Out-of-state$6,642

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,84268%
Grant or scholarship aid1,73965%$5,195
Student loan aid452%$3,460

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid8,87868%$5,013
Federal student loans1,1058%$4,189

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras. 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-Rio Piedras students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,3532,5033,850
Percent admitted100%51%51%
Percent admitted who enrolled43%42%44%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
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-Rio Piedras Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment16,872
Undergraduate enrollment13,472
Graduate enrollment3,400

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-Rio Piedras Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools

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