Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 192017, San Juan, PR 00919-2017 377 (407)677-7000
http://www.pupr.edu/ tcardona@pupr.edu
About Universidad Politecnica De Puerto Rico
  • Year of Foundation 1966
  • Size of Campus 10 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Calendar Type Trimester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,037
Application
  • App. Deadlines Rolling
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Selectivity of the Intuition N/A
  • Application Fee 30
Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico (PUPR) is a private, non profit, co-educational higher education institution founded in September, 1966. The main campus is located in San Juan, Puerto Rico, at the Hato Rey ward, quite close to the Golden Mile area. The main academic disciplines are: Engineering (seven programs), Geomatic Sciences, Architecture, Computer Sciences and Business Administration (four majors). At the present time, it is the largest private Engineering School in Puerto Rico and the only one in the district of San Juan. It is also the largest private Hispanic Serving Engineering School in the United States and its territories. In 2001 and 2003, the University opened new campuses in the cities of Miami and Orlando, Florida, respectively. PUPR offers Bachelor of Science degrees in: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Land Surveying and Mapping and Computer Science; Bachelor of Business Administration degrees in: Accounting, Construction Management, General Management and Marketing. The institution offers also a Bachelor in Architecture.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities N/A
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities N/A
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats N/A
  • Other general policies N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus N/A
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport N/A
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered No
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability No
Campus Services
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library, student center
  • Museums Polytechnic University Historical Museum and Archive
  • Campus Safety N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access No
  • Library Facilities RaRe Books, Library Instruction
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 159,081
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Harvey Hubell; Departamento de Hacienda; Infotech Aerospace; DTOP-Autoridad de Carreteras; Autoridad de Energia Electrica; Schering Plough; Autoridad de Acueductos; Pfizer; Procter and Gamble; Banco Santander
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A