Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico: Review & Facts

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Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,295 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1966 and is one of the 5 schools located in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
17
Fair
Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico will give you the option to receive a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico deploys a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 17 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Management, Computer Science, Architecture, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
77%
Fair
It is worthwhile 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 normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico is fair at 77% (close to Puerto Rico average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico is very low: 26%.

Student to faculty ratio at Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico is reasonably decent - 21:1. Read more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,100
Low
Average tuition cost is low - around $7,200 per year. The additional fees at Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico not covered by tuition are nearly $900; which makes it a total of $8,100 per year.

Read the details about Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
89%
According to recent data, 634 applications were submitted and 562 were accepted; so it is easy to get admitted at this school.

This college will consider accepting advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico is $30.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (787) 622-8000 or check Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico provides a distance education program.

This school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico Location and Maps



Post Address: Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico, 377 Ponce de Leon Ave, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico 00919
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