Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras

country rank : 3

world rank     : 1854

University Overview

  

Founded in 1903, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras (University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of San Juan (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras (UPRRP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras (UPRRP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 114 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. UPRRP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int’l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

 

University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Not reported

Admission Office

+1

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
15,000-19,999

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
1,000-1,499

Control TypeControl Type
Public

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes

Housing
Not reported

Sport Facilities
Not reported

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses
Yes

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1946


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico (CEPR)

 

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