Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico

San Juan, PR

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico

San Juan, PR

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Tuition & Fees

$8,640

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

76%

male

24%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 739
Declined 123
Total Received 862
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Private

3,689

undergraduate students

671

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,360
Established in 1966
Coeducational Coeducational

Eight-acre, urban campus in Hato Rey, three miles from San Juan (population: 347,052). Air serves Carolina (10 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: San Juan
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Luis Munoz Marin International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineering)
  • PRWEA (Puerto Rico Water and Environment Association)
  • ACI (American Concrete Institute)
  • SAE PUPR AERO DESIGN TEAM
  • SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers)

Top Events

  • Welcome Activity
  • Christmas Activity
  • Open House
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Campus Facts

  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • over 350 security cameras on campus

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Application deadline August 16
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.44

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 739
Declined 123
Total Received 862

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Considered

standardized test scores

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 3
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $7,740
Room & board $11,928
Additional fees $900
Books & supplies $2,356
Total $22,924
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Financial Facts

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Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Track and field
Volleyball
Weight lifting
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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Architecture
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering, Other
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Finance, General
Industrial Engineering
Interior Design
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other
Secondary Education and Teaching
Surveying Technology/Surveying
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctorial degree - other

4,360

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

3,689
students

Female
24%
881

Male
76%
2,808

15%

671
students

Female
36%
242

Male
64%
429

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

48%

1,788
students

Female
26%
449

Male
74%
1,339

52%

1,901
students

Female
23%
432

Male
77%
1,469

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 86%
Student 4 year graduation rate 17%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

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

245

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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