Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras

country rank  3
world rank  1536

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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 (EduListing 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 EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 117 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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Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type 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 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1946


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo de Educacion de Puerto Rico CEPR

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Social Media

Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020