University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras Rankings

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In the World#1740 of 14178
In North America#533 of 2629
In the United States#485 of 2528
In Puerto Rico#3 of 52
In San Juan#1 of 12

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
49%
Aid receiving
77%
Undergraduates
11,254
Graduates
3,141
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
uprrp.edu

University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate49%47%50%
Applicants5,7982,1993,599
Admissions2,8301,0421,788
Freshmen enrolled full time2,1898051,384
Freshmen enrolled part time281414

10 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Other Tests Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic10966 (76%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown2790 (19%)
Black or African American423 (3%)
White108 (0.8%)
Two or more races25 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native21 (0.1%)
Asian9 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,419
Students receiving aid
77%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$3,968$3,420
Tuition in-state$3,968$3,420
Tuition out-of-state$5,952$6,840
Fee in-district$200$200
Fee in-state$200$200
Fee out-of-state$200$200

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity350
Room charge$3,655

University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Biology & Biological Sciences, General222510
Law173
Psychology, General15910
Accounting130
Social Work54316
Natural Sciences75
Marketing & Marketing Management, General73
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General71
Elementary Education and Teaching68
Political Science and Government, General65
Business & Commerce, General552
Public Relations & Image Management51
Chemistry, General427
Environmental Design & Architecture47
Comparative Literature386
Finance, General372
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General39
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other34
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other33
Journalism, Other303
Economics, General2310
Labor and Industrial Relations33
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General32
Architecture32
Sociology281
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor1512
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching26
Computer Science25
Spanish Language and Literature1374
Environmental Science1545
Art History, Criticism and Conservation23
Anthropology23
Dietetics & Dietitian23
Curriculum and Instruction1013
Education, Other22
Geography21
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling & Counselor21
City & Urban, Community and Regional Planning21
English Language and Literature, General911
Public Administration19
Fine and Studio Arts Management18
Information Science & Studies18
Early Childhood Education and Teaching98
Philosophy611
Drawing17
General Studies16
Spanish Language Teacher Education16
Social Sciences, General16
Management Information Systems, General16
Educational Leadership and Administration, General106
History, Other14
Secondary Education and Teaching14
European History14
Language Interpretation and Translation14
History Teacher Education13
Office Management and Supervision13
Mathematics, General571
Special Education and Teaching, General12
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other11
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services83
History, General92
Physics, General63
Operations Management and Supervision7
Educational Evaluation and Research7
Linguistics7
Music, General6
Business & Managerial Economics6
Community Psychology6
Kinesiology and Exercise Science6
Industrial and Organizational Psychology6
Mathematics Teacher Education5
Drama and Dance Teacher Education5
Art Teacher Education5
Social Sciences, Other5
Fine & Studio Arts, General4
Music Teacher Education4
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General31
Photography4
Business Statistics4
Legal Professions and Studies, Other4
Physical Chemistry4
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education3
Child Care and Support Services Management2
Social Studies Teacher Education2
Family and Community Services2
Chemistry Teacher Education2
Business Teacher Education2
Journalism2
Physics Teacher Education1
Sculpture1
Biology Teacher Education1
Visual and Performing Arts, Other1
Painting1
Grand Total1,852405257
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate56%46%61%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%
  • Part-time retention rate - 79%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,705
Citations
88,638

Publication count by topic

Chemistry
905
Biology
758
Materials science
292
Mathematics
172
Medicine
164
Geography
157
Physics
155
Psychology
137
Art
134
Computer science
89
Philosophy
80
Environmental science
76
Sociology
76
Political science
74
History
60
Business
32
Economics
24
Geology
14
Engineering
13

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History705263
Geography9612,064
Art104877
Biology105428,519
Chemistry109924,612
Physics11845,514
Philosophy137443
Environmental science14611,900
Psychology15394,564
Sociology1569682
Materials science15806,715
Mathematics16073,077
Business16781,009
Political science1763243
Medicine22272,564
Computer science23521,581
Geology2624119
Economics2992134
Engineering3791114

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199042402
199149478
199238512
199347454
199451507
199538654
199650704
199750654
199854707
199938668
200076750
200151942
2002641013
2003951169
2004831299
2005881750
20061152020
20071122216
20081202397
20091262949
20101233055
2011983411
20121504432
20131204599
20141644734
20151785060
20161785430
20171696249
20181735744
20191677030
20201858066

General info

Alternative namesUPRRP
Founded1903
WikipediaUniversity of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff2,288
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address39 Ponce de Leon Ave
San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00931-0000
United States
City population355,000
Phone7877640000

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