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 sixty-four graduate programs: 39 Master's, 18 Doctorate, 5 Post-Bachelor's, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 384 students have been conferred Master's degree and 253 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 Students3,275 students
5 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 64 Graduate Programs
39 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 7 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 for Puerto Rico residents and $380 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition-$1$3,420
Fees-$1$200
Cost per Credit$190$380
Books & Supplies$2,168
Room & Board$11,161 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,251 (Off-Campus)
Off-Campus Total$16,578$20,200
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$2,524$2,575$3,519$3,620-$2
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 64 major areas - 36 Master's , 15 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
Total38425385
Men137113-2
Women24714083
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.
Education
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Library Science
Natural Resources And Conservation
Education
Psychology
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
Education
Library Science
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

Graduate Student Population

Total 14,932 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, 3,275 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,256 male and 2,019 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,415 full-time and 860 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 5 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total3,275
Men Students1,256
Women Students2,019
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total3,275
Full-time Students2,415
Part-time Students860
By race/ethnicity 11 White, 3 Black, and 5 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
Total3,275
American Indian /
Native American
2
Asian5
Black3
Hispanic1,949
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
2
White11
Two or more races4
Un-Known1,299
44 students are younger than 22 and 704 students are older than 65. The school has 1,789 students aged between 22 and 30 and 738 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total3,275
21 & Under44
22-24718
25-291,071
30-34476
35-39262
40 & Over704
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, 5 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 0 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,275
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses5
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses0
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses3,270
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses5
Puerto Rico Resident4
Other State In U.S.1
Outside of U.S.0


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