Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Mayagüez

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world rank  1592

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University Overview

Founded in 1911, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Mayagüez (University of Puerto Rico-Rio, Mayaguez Campus) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Mayagüez (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Mayagüez (UPRM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Mayagüez (UPRM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 107 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Puerto Rican higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Puerto Rico-Rio, Mayaguez Campus
Acronym UPRM
Founded 1911
Motto ¡Antes, Ahora y Siempre...Colegio!
Before, Now and Forever, Colegio!
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 259 Boulevard Alfonso Valdez
Mayagüez (population range: 50,000-249,999)
00681
Puerto Rico
T +1 (787) 832 4040
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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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
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 Go to Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Mayagüez's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
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)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018