Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras

country rank  3
world rank  2162

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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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 115 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades.

University Identity

University Location

Address 39 Ponce de Leon Avenue
San Juan (population range: 250,000-499,999)
00931-0000
Puerto Rico
T +1 (787) 764 0000
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Degree Levels & Study Areas


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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

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance 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)

Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018