Tuition & Fees

$8,328

$8,328

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

77%

male

23%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 740
Declined + 101
Total Received 841
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Private (nonprofit)

3,514

undergraduate students

717

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Electrical Engineering
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Codes

SAT 0614

Social Networks

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Location

School Facts

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, founded in 1966, is a private, non profit coeducational institution. Its eight-acre campus is located in downtown Hato Rey.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,231
Established in 1966
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)

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San Juan, PR

Eight-acre, urban campus in Hato Rey, three miles from San Juan (population: 355,074). Air serves Carolina (10 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
Avenue Ponce de Leon 377
San Juan, PR 00918

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
1%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
46%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program None
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 740
Declined + 101
Total Received 841

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Teresa Cardona
Director of Admissions
P: 787 622-8000
F: 787 764-8712
tcardona@pupr.edu

Financial Aid

41%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$6,741

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $7,488
Room $4,950
Board $6,907
Additional fees $840
Books & supplies $2,342
Total $22,527
Average Financial Aid - $6,741
Total with Avg. Aid $15,786

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,973,253
State $161,160
Institutional
Other external $39,689
Total $9,174,102

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $287,358
Other external
Total $287,358
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 787 622-8000
svillodo@pupr.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Sergio Villoldo
Director of Financial Aid
svilloldo@pupr.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
tennis
track (outdoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
weight lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Indoor Soccer

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Athletic Directors

Roberto Medina (men's)
Director, Athletic Program
email

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Beaver
School colors
royal blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Engineering in Supply Chain/Logistic
Architecture
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Education in Natural Sciences/Mathematics
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering/Applied Sciences
Engineering/Land Surveying
Engineering/Mechanical Engineering
Engineering/Software Development
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Management
Industrial Engineering
Interior Design
Land Surveying
Landscape Architecture
Manufacturing Competitiveness
Manufacturing Engineering
Manufacturing Management
Mechanical Engineering
Secondary Education in Natural Sciences/Math
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Electrical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Honors program
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Other

4,231

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

3,514
students

Female
23%
812

Male
77%
2,702

17%

717
students

Female
38%
273

Male
62%
444

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

47%

1,659
students

Female
25%
413

Male
75%
1,246

53%

1,855
students

Female
22%
399

Male
78%
1,456

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Student Break-down

99%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Admissions

89%

Transfer applicants accepted

84%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: February 26

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

36

trimester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Countries most often represented Colombia
Panama
Peru
Spain
Venezuela
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Mayra I. López
Registrar
787 622-8000, extension 236
mlopez@pupr.edu

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