Rio Piedras, PR 00931-3300 (787) 764-0000
About University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
  • Year of Foundation 1903
  • Size of Campus 274 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population N/A
Application
  • App. Deadlines January 31
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Selectivity of the Intuition N/A
  • Application Fee 15
The University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras (Spanish: Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras), also referred to as UPR-RP, is a public research university located on a 289-acre (1.17 km2) campus in Río Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico. UPR-RP serves more than 18,000 students, 20% graduate, and grants an average of over 3,000 degrees a year. It is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an Intensive Doctoral/Research University.As a public comprehensive doctoral institution, its academic offerings range from the baccalaureate to the doctoral degree, through 70 undergraduate programs and 19 graduate degrees with 71 specializations in the basic disciplines and professional fields. UPR?RP has consistently granted the largest number of doctorate degrees to Hispanics in the US. UPR-RP is the largest campus in terms of student population of the University of Puerto Rico System, and is the first public university in the history of Puerto Rico.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Golden Key International Honor Society
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 1
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asoc. Biblica Universitaria; Club Avanza; Confraternidad Universitaria de Avivamiento; Jeshua Jachin; Ministerio Cristiano Universitario La Escalerita
  • 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 2
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus N/A
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport CAROLINA
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 95%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms
  • 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 Yes
  • 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
Campus Services
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, alumni network, 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? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A