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Address39 Ponce de Leon Ave, San Juan, PR 00931-0000
Phone787-764-0000
WEBSchool's Website
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School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras are $4,168 for in-state students and $4,198 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2021 tuition and fees are $3,620 for in-state students and $3,620 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $0 for Puerto Rico residents and $2,865 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2022 graduate school tuition & fees are $0 for Puerto Rico residents and $1,861 for out-of-state students. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Marketing/Marketing Management program shows the highest salary with $17,400 after graduating.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$4,168$4,198
Graduate$3,620$3,620
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$0$2,865
Graduate$0$1,861
The estimation for 2021-2022 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras is 49% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 78%. The average graduation rate is 56%. Total 14,932 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »49% Acceptance Rate / 78% Yield
Graduation Rate »56%
Transfer-out Rate2%
Retention Rate84%(full-time), 50% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio6.67% (15 to 1)
Student Population »14,932 (11,657 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$4,984
Average Salary by Field of Study$13,400 - $17,400

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassGraduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
It provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 300. It also offers separate board/meal plans.
Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanNo
Dormitory Capacity300


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