Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico Rankings

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In the World#5843 of 14178
In North America#1535 of 2629
In the United States#1455 of 2528
In Puerto Rico#7 of 52
In Hato Rey#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
86%
Avg. cost to attend
$16,304 /y
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
3,690
Graduates
670
Male:Female Ratio
74:26
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
pupr.edu

Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

948 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

248 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic4346 (100%)
White10 (0.2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$16,304/year
Average aid awarded
$4,942
Students receiving aid
96%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$15,119
$30-48K$16,134
$48-75K$18,064
$75-110K$20,475
$110K+$20,774

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,740$4,680
Tuition in-state$7,740$4,680
Tuition out-of-state$7,740$4,680
Fee in-district$900$840
Fee in-state$900$840
Fee out-of-state$900$840

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity104
Room charge$4,950

Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Mechanical Engineering684
Engineering & Industrial Management61
Electrical and Electronics Engineering478
Civil Engineering, General4210
Computer Engineering, Other50
Business Administration and Management, General2023
Industrial Engineering136
Architecture302
Computer and Information Sciences, General1316
Manufacturing Engineering27
Chemical Engineering26
Manufacturing Engineering Technology & Technician24
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering14
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering12
Interior Design7
Computer Engineering, General7
Curriculum and Instruction6
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other5
Surveying Technology & Surveying3
Engineering, Other2
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies & Technicians, Other1
Grand Total23681932
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate14%12%22%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%
  • Part-time retention rate - 68%

Publications & Citations

Publications
124
Citations
1,733

Publication count by topic

Computer science
41
Engineering
26
Materials science
14
Mathematics
12
Geology
6
Psychology
6
Physics
5
Chemistry
4
Geography
3
Environmental science
2
Sociology
2
Biology
2
Medicine
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Computer science3039726
Geology310553
Geography326281
Physics3483110
Psychology3660281
Engineering3789114
Mathematics4155107
Materials science4366101
Environmental science467718
Sociology50474
Chemistry535245
Medicine61817
Biology62383

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199511
199610
199721
199800
199901
200011
200131
200211
200360
2004116
2005614
2006627
20071039
20081037
2009637
2010551
2011567
2012472
20136122
20149136
20157159
20163182
20179152
20188164
20194203

General info

Alternative namesUPPR
Founded1966
WikipediaPolytechnic University of Puerto Rico
Colorsblue, yellow
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - November; November-February; February-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff359
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools

Location and Contacts

Address377 Ponce de Leon Ave
Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, 00919
United States
City population48,000
Phone7876228000
Fax+1 (787) 754 8268

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