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University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras

San Juan, Puerto Rico

12,653+ students

School Description

The University of Puerto Rico, Ro Piedras Campus (Spanish: Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Ro Piedras), also referred to as UPR-RP and La IUPI, is a public research university. The Academic Senate, in turn, is the official academic forum. It is composed of the deans, the director of the library system, elected faculty representatives from all the colleges and schools, student senators, and representatives from the staff of academic advisors.

Programs Offered

Architecture
the degree develops a students capacity for creative, cumulative and critical thinking; design liter ... acy; and a lifelong cultivation of design.the degree is for students who seek licensure in the professio Read More
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Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biology
the program prepares you for teaching, conducting laboratary.program helps students update and deepe ... n their knowledge of the biomedical sciences. offers a rich academic environment in which students may develop a portfolio of expertise applicable to such fields as biotechnology,ecology, microbiology, and physiology/cell biology Read More
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Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Business Administration
business administration provides students with the operational and economic understanding to enter a ... career in business.students also learn managerial processes and higher administration in order to prepare for leadership roles. courses frequently focus on human resource management, entrepreneurship, finance, accounting, and marketing Read More
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Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Chemistry
the program offers the students a thorough exposure to a wide variety of technical and theoretical c ... oncepts of chemical engineering.degree in chemistry leads to careers in research and science in disciplines such as chemical engineering, pharmaceutics, or the public sector Read More
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Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Communication
students will learn to become an effective communicator across varied platforms and environments. th ... e program seeks students with open minds to explore new approaches to media, communication, and culture in a challenging, rewarding, and supportive environment Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Comparative Literature
the program deals with study of literature and cultural expression across linguistic, national, and ... disciplinary boundaries.the programs provide qualified students with the framework necessary for studying not only a broad range of literatures, but also other arts and the pursuit of translation studies or interdisciplinary studies Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Cooperativism
it is a program designed to promote cooperativism and the solidarity economy as a model of economic ... development at the local and regional level with a multidisciplinary approach based on theorization, practice and in research. the program is aimed at preparing professionals capable of organizing, developing and managing cooperatives and solidarity organizations with a high sense of responsibility, ethics and social commitment Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Curriculum and Teaching
the master of education program in curriculum and teaching reflects teaching and learning in the 21s ... t century and is designed to enhance curricular innovation and teaching practices necessary for master teachers Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Economics
the graduate degree program trains participants in the fundamentals of economic analysis. the course ... work may involve econometrics, microeconomics, macroeconomics, and data analysis.program provides students with a solid grounding in economics, exposure to cutting-edge transdisciplinary research, and commitment to practice, problem solving, and policy shaping Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Educational Research and Evaluation
the educational research and evaluation masters degree is for professionals who wish to plan educati ... onal evaluations, interpret qualitative and statistical data analytic procedures, and ultimately relate the findings to educational and social science policy. this program is designed to advance your knowledge, both theory and practice, of assessment, evaluation and research Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
English
the department of english offers several programs.the program enables students to pursue a variety o ... f goals. one could prepare for or advance in a career in instruction; embark on a professional career as a writer; pursue an advanced degree in literary study; be employed in the non-profit sector; or work in the fields of publishing, editing, and technical or professional writing Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Environmental Science
the degree program prepares students for a wide range of professional careers that require knowledge ... of biology, chemistry, or earth sciences in order to address environmental issues.program prepares students conceptually and technically for careers in applied or basic research in academic, government, or business settings Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Exercise Science
the course is designed to prepare students with the expertise and skills they will need to succeed i ... n the industry by applying foundational knowledge.it will prepare students to become succesful strength and conditioning coaches in the collegiate,professional or private setting Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Guidance and Counselling
guidance and counselling degree is designed for teachers who are interested in qualifying as school ... guidance counsellors, and others with experience in the human resource sector who wish to work in non-school areas.a significant component of students studies will be research courses designed to expand their understanding of the role of education in society, and the challenges faced by educators in rapidly changing, multicultural communities Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Hispanic Studies
the master of arts in world languages and cultures program further develops knowledge of literature, ... civilization and the culture of spain and latin america.students will focus on linguistics, translation theory and translation practice while they complete their graduate work in theoretical and applied research Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
History
history is a study of the past; it often seeks to discover patterns of cause and effect that can obj ... ectively determine events of the past.students get a perspective of the world today through evidence as well as an understanding of why and how historical events unfolded through argument and interpretation Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Information Science
program ensures students learn the fundamentals of the fieldfrom database design to information arch ... itecture, to organizational informatics.students learn systems analysis, programming, and it project management Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Laws
course provides opportunities for law students to advance their career in the field and gain access ... to fresh employment opportunities.career in law can be pursued by specializing in various fields like-health law,indian law,international law,patent practice,etc. the college also provides major in public healt Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Linguistics
students who love to study language will acquire a deeper foundational training in this program, whe ... re they are mentored by world-renowned scholars. the ma degree program in linguistics and applied linguistics addresses the study of human language and the application of that study to the human condition through training in linguistics and applied linguistics Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Master of Public Administration
the degree is designed to help prepare an individual for career service in national, state or local ... government; in regional planning agencies; and in non-profit or voluntary organizations.the program places special emphasis on rigorous empirical training, particularly in economics, econometrics and political science Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Master's in Planning
the focus of the curriculum is the comprehensive and integral development of society, in its main co ... mponents: economic, social, urban-spatial and environmental. the theories, methods and techniques for the diagnosis and analysis of problems and needs, the evaluation of intervention alternatives and the design of policies, plans, programs and projects and their implementation are studied Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Mathematics
the program prepares you for a career in the teaching profession or industry and provides a solid fo ... undation in mathematics for a phd program in any of the leading universities in the nation Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Philosophy
students in the ma program are prepared for a future in education or the workforce with foundational ... skills that support philosophical thinking.general areas of research include ethics, political philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of law, philosophy of science, feminist philosophy, philosophy of language, experimental philosophy and the history of philosophy Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Physics
the program in physics provides graduate instruction and research experience appropriate to many phy ... sics-related careers. the structure of the program is flexible enough to allow a wide range of programs of study and a wide range of student backgrounds Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Psychology
the graduate program in psychology provides intensive masters degree level education and training, w ... ith most students selecting an applied track which emphasizes clinical and counseling psychology. the program can also provide preparation for further graduate education or, for a limited number of students, the opportunity to pursue specific interests in experimental psychology Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Rehabilitation Counseling
program prepares students to help people with cognitive, physical, sensory, psychiatric and other di ... sabilities from all cultures, races and backgrounds.rehabilitation counselors assist people with disabilities to become more independent, increase their access to education and employment, and to ensure that they are respected members of our society Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Social Work
social work is a service-centered career that involves working with individuals, families, and child ... ren to help people and communities who are most in need.the program helps students acquire a broad base of knowledge and skills to address the needs of families, individuals, groups, organizations and communities Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Sociology
sociology program is designed to prepare students for professional employment in which they can use ... analytical and research skills or for further education in phd programs in sociology.the program emphasizes the attainment of a basic capacity for critical research, analysis, and academic writing Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Special Education
students gain a strong foundation in teaching and content knowledge from experts in the field of edu ... cation.the special education program builds strong connections between theory and practice through quality classroom instruction paired with extensive clinical experiences Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - TESOL
the program offers students a solid background for understanding practical aspects of language teach ... ing, such as teaching methods, assessment, and curriculum and materials development.students will learn language teaching methods,how to assess student learning,the ability to conduct a scientific research project,et Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Translation
translation studies focuses on technology. its tailored to meet the demands of the global translatio ... n market and respond to current challenges for the language industry Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply

Location & Climate

  • Locale type: Large-City.
  • Spring temperature ranges between 23°C to 29°C on average.
  • Summer temperature ranges between 27°C to 33°C on average.
  • Fall temperature ranges between 24°C to 32°C on average.
  • Winter temperature ranges between 22°C to 28°C on average.

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Finances

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Student Info

Student:Faculty

18 : 1

Male:Female

1 : 2


Admissions Info

Acceptance Rate

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Graduation Rate

46%


Other Info

Scholarships

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Avg. Salary

$36,000


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Programs Offered

Architecture
the degree develops a students capacity for creative, cumulative and critical thinking; design liter ... acy; and a lifelong cultivation of design.the degree is for students who seek licensure in the professio Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biology
the program prepares you for teaching, conducting laboratary.program helps students update and deepe ... n their knowledge of the biomedical sciences. offers a rich academic environment in which students may develop a portfolio of expertise applicable to such fields as biotechnology,ecology, microbiology, and physiology/cell biology Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Business Administration
business administration provides students with the operational and economic understanding to enter a ... career in business.students also learn managerial processes and higher administration in order to prepare for leadership roles. courses frequently focus on human resource management, entrepreneurship, finance, accounting, and marketing Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Chemistry
the program offers the students a thorough exposure to a wide variety of technical and theoretical c ... oncepts of chemical engineering.degree in chemistry leads to careers in research and science in disciplines such as chemical engineering, pharmaceutics, or the public sector Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Communication
students will learn to become an effective communicator across varied platforms and environments. th ... e program seeks students with open minds to explore new approaches to media, communication, and culture in a challenging, rewarding, and supportive environment Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Comparative Literature
the program deals with study of literature and cultural expression across linguistic, national, and ... disciplinary boundaries.the programs provide qualified students with the framework necessary for studying not only a broad range of literatures, but also other arts and the pursuit of translation studies or interdisciplinary studies Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Cooperativism
it is a program designed to promote cooperativism and the solidarity economy as a model of economic ... development at the local and regional level with a multidisciplinary approach based on theorization, practice and in research. the program is aimed at preparing professionals capable of organizing, developing and managing cooperatives and solidarity organizations with a high sense of responsibility, ethics and social commitment Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Curriculum and Teaching
the master of education program in curriculum and teaching reflects teaching and learning in the 21s ... t century and is designed to enhance curricular innovation and teaching practices necessary for master teachers Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Economics
the graduate degree program trains participants in the fundamentals of economic analysis. the course ... work may involve econometrics, microeconomics, macroeconomics, and data analysis.program provides students with a solid grounding in economics, exposure to cutting-edge transdisciplinary research, and commitment to practice, problem solving, and policy shaping Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Educational Research and Evaluation
the educational research and evaluation masters degree is for professionals who wish to plan educati ... onal evaluations, interpret qualitative and statistical data analytic procedures, and ultimately relate the findings to educational and social science policy. this program is designed to advance your knowledge, both theory and practice, of assessment, evaluation and research Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
English
the department of english offers several programs.the program enables students to pursue a variety o ... f goals. one could prepare for or advance in a career in instruction; embark on a professional career as a writer; pursue an advanced degree in literary study; be employed in the non-profit sector; or work in the fields of publishing, editing, and technical or professional writing Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Environmental Science
the degree program prepares students for a wide range of professional careers that require knowledge ... of biology, chemistry, or earth sciences in order to address environmental issues.program prepares students conceptually and technically for careers in applied or basic research in academic, government, or business settings Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Exercise Science
the course is designed to prepare students with the expertise and skills they will need to succeed i ... n the industry by applying foundational knowledge.it will prepare students to become succesful strength and conditioning coaches in the collegiate,professional or private setting Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Guidance and Counselling
guidance and counselling degree is designed for teachers who are interested in qualifying as school ... guidance counsellors, and others with experience in the human resource sector who wish to work in non-school areas.a significant component of students studies will be research courses designed to expand their understanding of the role of education in society, and the challenges faced by educators in rapidly changing, multicultural communities Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Hispanic Studies
the master of arts in world languages and cultures program further develops knowledge of literature, ... civilization and the culture of spain and latin america.students will focus on linguistics, translation theory and translation practice while they complete their graduate work in theoretical and applied research Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
History
history is a study of the past; it often seeks to discover patterns of cause and effect that can obj ... ectively determine events of the past.students get a perspective of the world today through evidence as well as an understanding of why and how historical events unfolded through argument and interpretation Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Information Science
program ensures students learn the fundamentals of the fieldfrom database design to information arch ... itecture, to organizational informatics.students learn systems analysis, programming, and it project management Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Laws
course provides opportunities for law students to advance their career in the field and gain access ... to fresh employment opportunities.career in law can be pursued by specializing in various fields like-health law,indian law,international law,patent practice,etc. the college also provides major in public healt Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Linguistics
students who love to study language will acquire a deeper foundational training in this program, whe ... re they are mentored by world-renowned scholars. the ma degree program in linguistics and applied linguistics addresses the study of human language and the application of that study to the human condition through training in linguistics and applied linguistics Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Master of Public Administration
the degree is designed to help prepare an individual for career service in national, state or local ... government; in regional planning agencies; and in non-profit or voluntary organizations.the program places special emphasis on rigorous empirical training, particularly in economics, econometrics and political science Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Master's in Planning
the focus of the curriculum is the comprehensive and integral development of society, in its main co ... mponents: economic, social, urban-spatial and environmental. the theories, methods and techniques for the diagnosis and analysis of problems and needs, the evaluation of intervention alternatives and the design of policies, plans, programs and projects and their implementation are studied Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Mathematics
the program prepares you for a career in the teaching profession or industry and provides a solid fo ... undation in mathematics for a phd program in any of the leading universities in the nation Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Philosophy
students in the ma program are prepared for a future in education or the workforce with foundational ... skills that support philosophical thinking.general areas of research include ethics, political philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of law, philosophy of science, feminist philosophy, philosophy of language, experimental philosophy and the history of philosophy Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Physics
the program in physics provides graduate instruction and research experience appropriate to many phy ... sics-related careers. the structure of the program is flexible enough to allow a wide range of programs of study and a wide range of student backgrounds Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Psychology
the graduate program in psychology provides intensive masters degree level education and training, w ... ith most students selecting an applied track which emphasizes clinical and counseling psychology. the program can also provide preparation for further graduate education or, for a limited number of students, the opportunity to pursue specific interests in experimental psychology Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Rehabilitation Counseling
program prepares students to help people with cognitive, physical, sensory, psychiatric and other di ... sabilities from all cultures, races and backgrounds.rehabilitation counselors assist people with disabilities to become more independent, increase their access to education and employment, and to ensure that they are respected members of our society Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Social Work
social work is a service-centered career that involves working with individuals, families, and child ... ren to help people and communities who are most in need.the program helps students acquire a broad base of knowledge and skills to address the needs of families, individuals, groups, organizations and communities Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Sociology
sociology program is designed to prepare students for professional employment in which they can use ... analytical and research skills or for further education in phd programs in sociology.the program emphasizes the attainment of a basic capacity for critical research, analysis, and academic writing Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Special Education
students gain a strong foundation in teaching and content knowledge from experts in the field of edu ... cation.the special education program builds strong connections between theory and practice through quality classroom instruction paired with extensive clinical experiences Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - TESOL
the program offers students a solid background for understanding practical aspects of language teach ... ing, such as teaching methods, assessment, and curriculum and materials development.students will learn language teaching methods,how to assess student learning,the ability to conduct a scientific research project,et Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Translation
translation studies focuses on technology. its tailored to meet the demands of the global translatio ... n market and respond to current challenges for the language industry Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply

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