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Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras

Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras Ranking

country rank: 4
world rank: 2052

University Overview

Universidad de Puerto Rico of Recinto de Río Piedras Ranking (University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras) was founded in 1903 as non-profit public state higher-education school located in the urban setting of the medium city of San Juan (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Universidad de Puerto Rico of Recinto de Río Piedras Ranking (UPRRP) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Puerto Rican higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras (UPRRP) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Puerto Rican higher-education institution, which is 119 years old, has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. This Puerto Rican higher education school is fairly selective, with acceptance rates ranging from 40 to 50 percent. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students may take use of a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services, all of which are available at UPRRP.

Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras

University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
Acronym UPRRP
Founded 1903

University Location

Address 39 Ponce de Leon Avenue San Juan 00931-0000 Puerto Rico
Tel +1 (787) 764 0000
Fax +1

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 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 Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required - Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended - Secondary school record is required - Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended - Recommendations are neither required nor recommended - Formal demonstration of competencies is required - Admission test scores are required - Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is neither required nor recommended - Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are required
Admission Rate 40-50%

Size and Profile

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

Carnegie Classification

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras's Library University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,012,511 physical volumes, 492,031 physical media and 212 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras's library has 23 branches.
Housing Yes Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 300 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

Memberships and Affiliations

University of Puerto Rico National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Social Media

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