Graduate Programs Overview

University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras is a Public, 4 or more years school located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $3,620 for Puerto Rico residents and $3,620 for other students in average.

It offers fifty-five graduate programs: 34 Master's, 16 Doctorate, 3 Post-Bachelor's, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 315 students have been conferred Master's degree and 276 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address39 Ponce de Leon Ave, San Juan, PR
Graduate School Students3,015 students
3 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$3,620
Out-of-State$3,620
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 55 Graduate Programs
34 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 5 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Puerto Rico residents, the tuition & fees are $3,620 and $3,620 for non-Puerto Rico residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $190.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$3,420$3,420
Fees$200$200
Cost per Credit$190$190
Books & Supplies$2,168
Room & Board$11,161 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,251 (Off-Campus)
Off-Campus Total$20,200$20,200
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$2,524$2,575$3,519$3,620$3,620
Out-of-State$6,642$6,772$6,894$7,040$3,620

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 178 major areas - 33 Master's , 14 Doctorate , 2 Post-Bachelor'(1 online programs), 1 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total31527653
Men10611531
Women20916122
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Library Science
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Library Science
Natural Resources And Conservation
Education
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Business
History
Legal Studies
Library Science
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Library Science
Natural Resources And Conservation
Education
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
History
Legal Studies

Graduate Student Population

Total 13,892 students enrolled in University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,015 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,114 male and 1,901 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,322 full-time and 693 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 3 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 63 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total3,015
Men Students1,114
Women Students1,901
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total3,015
Full-time Students2,322
Part-time Students693
By race/ethnicity 108 White, 44 Black, and 6 Asian students are attending at University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total3,015
American Indian /
Native American
4
Asian6
Black44
Hispanic1,657
White108
Two or more races1
Un-Known1,195
35 students are younger than 22 and 514 students are older than 65. The school has 1,776 students aged between 22 and 30 and 679 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total3,015
21 & Under35
22-24767
25-291,009
30-34438
35-39241
40 & Over514
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, 3 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 63 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,015
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses63
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,949
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3
Puerto Rico Resident3
Other State In U.S.-
Outside of U.S.0


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