Cost of Attendance Changes

The following table and chart illustrate the changes in the total cost of attendance (COA) for University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras over the past 10 years. The COA has increased 25.76% for that period where the last year costs were $20,778. The total cost includes the tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs. The total costs vary by student tuition rates (i.e. in-state or out-of-state) and living facility (i.e. staying on or off campus).
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Cost of Attendance Changes of University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

Tuition & Fees Changes

The tuition & fees have increased 18.52% for the last 10 years where the 2021 tuition & fees are $3,968. The undergraduate tuition & fees has raised from $4,292 (2011) to $4,198 (2021). The graduate school tuition & fees has raised from $4,514 (year 2011) to $3,620 (year 2021). The 2021 tuition & fees are lower than last year (2020) at University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras. The following table and chart show the changes in tuition & fees at University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras over last the 10 years.
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YearUndergraduateGraduateChanges By Year
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
2011-12$2,271$4,292$2,743$4,514-
2012-13$2,402$4,423$2,592$4,613 3.76%
2013-14$1,663$3,737$1,883$4,085 3.43%
2014-15$1,681$1,709$1,884$1,965 -56.44%
2015-16$1,701$4,513$2,606$6,515 179.17%
2016-17$2,022$4,600$2,524$6,642 1.99%
2017-18$2,082$4,689$2,575$6,772 2.00%
2018-19$4,094$6,049$3,519$6,894 29.04%
2019-20$4,178$6,162$3,620$7,040 1.48%
2020-21-$2$4,198-$2$3,620 -33.33%
Tuition & Fees Changes of University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

Books & Supplies Costs Changes

The costs for purchasing books & supplies required/recommended for courses have increased 18.79% from the year 2011 to 2021 where the current year costs are $2,168.
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YearBooks & SuppliesChanges by Year
2011-12$1,825-
2012-13$1,825 0.00%
2013-14$1,825 0.00%
2014-15$1,825 0.00%
2015-16$1,862 2.03%
2016-17$2,168 16.43%
2017-18$2,168 0.00%
2018-19$2,168 0.00%
2019-20$2,168 0.00%
2020-21$2,168 0.00%
Books & Supplies Costs Changes of University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

Living Costs Changes

The living costs including room, board, and other living expenses have increased 24.98% when living-off campus from the year 2011 to 2021. The following table shows the changes in living costs at University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras.
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YearLiving Off CampusChanges by Year
2011-12$10,405-
2012-13$10,495 0.00%
2013-14$10,405 0.00%
2014-15$10,405 0.00%
2015-16$11,738 15.40%
2016-17$14,412 24.44%
2017-18$14,412 0.00%
2018-19$14,412 0.00%
2019-20$14,412 0.00%
2020-21$3,250 -100.01%
Living Costs Changes of University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

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