Universidad Metropolitana: Review & Facts

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Universidad Metropolitana is a large four-year, private not-for-profit school with 13,620 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1970 and is the only school located in Cupey, Puerto Rico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
75
Universidad Metropolitana will give you the opportunity to receive a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Universidad Metropolitana deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 75 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Nursing, Business, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
71%
Universidad Metropolitana student retention rate is fair at 71% (close to Puerto Rico average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Universidad Metropolitana is very low - 17%. About 6% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Universidad Metropolitana is really disappointing, 42:1. Find out more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,300
Average tuition prices are very low - $4,400 a year. The additional fees at Universidad Metropolitana (not included in tuition costs) are around $900; which comes to a total of $5,300 a year.

Read the details about Universidad Metropolitana additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
44%
As reported in recent data, 10,067 applications were submitted and 4,401 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Universidad Metropolitana is $15.00. The graduate application fee is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Universidad Metropolitana and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (787) 766-1717 or check Universidad Metropolitana Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Universidad Metropolitana provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Universidad Metropolitana, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Universidad Metropolitana.

Based on the college crime information, Universidad Metropolitana appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Universidad Metropolitana Location and Maps



Post Address: Universidad Metropolitana, Ave. Ana G. Mendez Km 0.3, Cupey, Puerto Rico 00928-1345
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