University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras

Address:
39 Ponce de Leon Ave, Rio Piedras, PR 00931-3300
Phone:
787-764-0000
Website:
http://www.uprrp.edu
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About University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras

University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional education may also be available within other professional fields and related health professions. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate15,356
 Graduate3,610
 Total18,966
GenderFemale65%
 Male35%
Student Age% Under 2581%
 % 25 and Over18%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time84%
 % Part-time16%
Race/Ethnicity% White0.3%
 % Black0.0%
 % Asian0.1%
 % Latino90.5%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Race Unknown8.2%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal10,628
 % Admitted24%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled91%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Neither required nor recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT100%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800652 / 800
 SAT Math555 / 800682 / 800

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 Graduate Application Fee$20
 In-State Tuition & Fees$1,878
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$4,032
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid61%
 % Undergraduates with Loans%
 % Undergraduates with Grants61%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,825
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,830
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,280
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,125
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,125
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,900

Neighborhood Data for the Rio Piedras Area

Median AgeNot Available
Median Household Income$
Total Population
Race/Ethnicity% White0.0%
 % Black0.0%
 % Asian0.0%
 % Latino0.0%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,830
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,280
Rental Vacancy Rate$0%
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)Not Available