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Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico Rating: 4.3/5 (16 votes)

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Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico is unique in its study options. There’s never a reason to feel alone in your studies either, since there are academic support services like Extensive Undergraduate Evening or Early Morning Classes, Pre-Admission Summer Program, Remedial Instruction, Study Skills Assistance and Tutoring. For one thing, the university has a Liberal Arts/Career Combination, ROTC, Air Force and ROTC, Army. Moreover, when any student is looking for some counseling or other types of support, Alcohol/Substance Abuse Counseling, Career Counseling, Economically Disadvantaged Student Services, Employment Service, Financial Aid Counseling, Freshman Orientation Program, Health Services, Personal Counseling, Placement Service and Veterans Counselor can help. The university has disability services as well, so be sure to inquire about them if needed.

The following are the types of degrees and majors offered at Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico.

Business, Management, & Marketing:
Business – General, Business Administration/Management

Again, for international students, the application fee is 100. Are you an international student? The Fall application deadline for international students is the 28th of July.

Most Popular Fields of Study


Admission policy is currently Percent applicants admitted: 93%. Remember that this can change at any time. This school did not report their application fee. Transfer student are not ignored. For instance, there were three hundred and ninety-five total number of transfer students who applied and three hundred and seventy-nine total number of transfer students who were admitted.

the SAT subject section score due date was not reported. For all student applicants, the Fall application deadline is the 28th of July. SAT and ACT score reports are very important, so you will want to check on the specific dates with the university. Additionally, Will you make it in time? Make sure to know when all the due dates and deadlines take place. It is also very important to submit financial aid applications as quickly as possible, and make sure they are in by the 30th of June. The regular application is due the 1st of August.

Financial Aid

If you are not a need based student, non-need distribution for financial aid is determined by Academics and Music/Drama. Financial aid for students is readily accessible at this school. In the same way, need based financial aid distribution is determined through Academics. Financial aid forms are FAFSA and Institution’s own financial aid form.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 5948th for the average student loan amount.
Secrets to getting the best scholarships and financial aid in Puerto Rico.


The university is a Private, College of Engineering, University, Four-year, Coed, where 93 percent of the applicants were admitted, Regionally accredited, College Board member and Hispanic serving. Furthermore, the student body consists of fifteen percent part-time students, twenty-four percent women, seventy-six percent men and one hundred percent hispanic. The school’s size is approximately five thousand and seventy degree-seeking undergrads, one thousand and twelve first-time degree-seeking freshmen and seven hundred and one graduate enrollment. Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. In addition, it is part of an Urban setting, Large city (250,000 – 499,999) and Commuter campus.

This school features the Urban setting, Large city (250,000 – 499,999) and Commuter campus. In any event, the school is located 3 miles from San Juan.Furthermore, the university has many unique facilites such as TV studio..

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The following sports can be found here:

  • Men’s Intercollegiate and Men’s Scholarship Baseball
  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Basketball
  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intramural and Men’s Scholarship Cross_country
  • Men’s Intercollegiate Soccer
  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Table_tennis
  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Track_and_field
  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Volleyball

Information Summary

Ranks 15th in Puerto Rico and 1505th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery 8 0.16
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Special Focus Institutions — Schools of engineering
Undergraduate PopulationN/A
EnrollmentHigh undergraduate
Size & SettingN/A

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringMaster's degree
Calendar SystemTrimester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District7298

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 3861st for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $6,768 $6,768 $6,768
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $780 $780 $780
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $188 $188 $188
FT Graduate Tuition $3,915 $3,915 $3,915
FT Graduate Required Fees $750 $750 $750
PT Graduate per Credit Hour $218 $218 $218
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $9,860 $9,860 $9,860
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $28,336 $28,336 $28,336
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $16,632 $16,632 $16,632

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $7,548(N/C) $7,548(N/C) $7,548(N/C)
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $2,312(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $11,704(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $6,721(N/C)
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $6,721(N/C)

Admission Details

Effective as of 2014-09-19
Application Fee RequiredN/A
Undergraduate Application Fee$30
Graduate Application Fee$50
First Professional Application FeeN/A
Applicants 540 (445 male / 95 female)
Admitted 480 (396 male / 84 female)
Admission rate 89%
First-time Enrollment 368 (305 male / 63 female)
FT Enrollment 352 (292 male / 60 female)
PT Enrollment 16 (13 male / 3 female)
Total Enrollment4,646

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record  /  N/A / 
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other tests

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 3874th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $45,945 ($48,273 male / $33,383 female)
Number of FT Faculty 144 (94 male / 50 female)
Number of PT Faculty 252
FT Faculty Ratio 0.6 : 1
Total Benefits $931,651

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