University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras

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University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (787) 764-0000
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: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 14,932
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 53%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 14,927 (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: $4,094
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,049
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 75%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,248

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

University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 12
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 111
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1112
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 32
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Education 1973
English Language and Literature/Letters 111
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1341
Health Professions and Related Programs 11
History 211
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Library Science 4
Mathematics and Statistics 111
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 11
Physical Sciences 222
Psychology 141
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 121
Social Sciences 63
Visual and Performing Arts 41
Grand total 5643815

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 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 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 1,479 75%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,473 74% $5,248
Student loan aid 35 2% $3,464

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 8,333 70% $4,984
Federal student loans 839 7% $4,605

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 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,950 2,349 3,601
Percent admitted 100% 42% 43%
Percent admitted who enrolled 36% 35% 37%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2019

Total Enrollment 14,932
Undergraduate enrollment 11,657
Graduate enrollment 3,275

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
  • 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

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