2021 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit Hour
For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate tuition & fees at University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras is $4,198 for Puerto Rico residents and $4,198 for out-of-state students.
The undergraduate 2021-2022 estimated tuition & fees is $4,228 for Puerto Rico residents and $2,865 for out-of-state students.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 0.72% for Puerto Rico residents and decreased by -31.76% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Off-campus living costs stayed same from the previous year. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees are much lower than the average amount ($10,868) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are much lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($24,207 - Public Research University (high research activity)).
2020-2021 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2019-2020$4,168 $6,152$13,614
2020-2021$4,198$4,198-
Change % 2020-20210.72%-31.76%-100.01%
2021-2022$4,228$2,865$0
***Updated with 2021 tuition data from NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) . The estimated 2021-2022 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $3,620 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $3,620 for the academic year 2020-2021.
The graduate 2021-2022 estimated tuition & fees at University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras is $3,620 for Puerto Rico residents and $1,861 for out-of-state students.
The graduate tuition has been stayed same for Puerto Rico residents and decreased by -48.58% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Its in-state graduate tuition and fees are much lower than the average amount ($11,136) and its out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are much lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($22,993 - Public Research University (high research activity)).
2020-2021 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2019-2020$3,620 $7,040$13,614
2020-2021$3,620$3,620-
Change % 2020-20210.00%-48.58%-100.01%
2021-2022$3,620$1,861-
***Updated with 2021 tuition data from NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) . The estimated 2021-2022 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
The below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and/or full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2020-2021)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2019-2020$124$186
2020-2021$124$124
2021-2022$124$83
Graduate2019-2020$190$380
2020-2021$190$190
2021-2022$190$95

Tuition & Fees for 4 Years

Tuition & Fees

How Much is the tuition for 4 years at University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras?

For the students who were admitted in Fall 2021, the estimated tuition for 4 years is $22,792 for Puerto Rico residents and $15,600 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras have decreased over the last 4 years, the estimated tuition & fees are less than current costs in the table below. The actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or university system's tuition policy.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4-year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. The next table shows the estimated 4-years tuition & fees for the next 5 admission years. The estimation is based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees at the school.
4 Years of Tuition & Fees
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$4,727$5,323$5,993$6,749$22,792
Out-of-State$4,075$3,956$3,840$3,728$15,600
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$5,323$5,993$6,749$7,599$25,664
Out-of-State$3,956$3,840$3,728$3,619$15,144
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$5,993$6,749$7,599$8,557$28,898
Out-of-State$3,840$3,728$3,619$3,513$14,701
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$6,749$7,599$8,557$9,635$32,539
Out-of-State$3,728$3,619$3,513$3,411$14,271
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$7,599$8,557$9,635$10,849$36,639
Out-of-State$3,619$3,513$3,411$3,311$13,854

2021 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2021 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years' costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for the last five years. Use the left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras 2021 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$4,198$2,168$14,412$4,198$2,168 $14,412
Graduate$3,620 $2,168$14,412$3,620 $2,168$14,412

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