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University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras
  • 4 Year
  • SAN JUAN, PR

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UPR is a public university located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 9,915 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the UPR acceptance rate is 49%. Popular majors include Biology, Accounting, and Psychology. Graduating 56% of students, UPR alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $20,700.

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39 PONCE DE LEON AVE
SAN JUAN, PR 00931
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Independent Southeast Region

Branch Campuses

UPR Admissions

Acceptance Rate
49%
Application Deadline
No data available  
SAT Range
1025-1298
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$9,244 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,419 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
77%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade unavailable
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 36 responses
23%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 47 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 47 responses

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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,915 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,339
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
72%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Proud of being there
    67%
  • Competitive
    30%
  • Presumptuous
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
45%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 49 responses
Poll
43%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 61 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 34 responses
  • The best university of Puerto Rico
    59%
  • Best prestige of the country
    24%
  • Prestigious, best intelectual experience.
    15%
  • Fast-paced
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
No data available  
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
56%
National
83%
52%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 27 responses

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