University of Puerto Rico (UPR) - public higher education institution in Puerto Rico. UPR began its activity in 1903. In the capital of Puerto Rico - San Juan, the main building of the university has its well deserved place.

University ranking. Being a number one university in Puerto Rico, University of Puerto Rico greets the applicants with a fierce competition. University of Puerto Rico, earned its place in the top 5% of the world universities, according to the international rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The enrollment is based on the exam results. University of Puerto Rico is among the universities that divides the academic schedule into semesters.

The composition of the university. University of Puerto Rico is considered to be a large university, teaching more than 52,000 students. The academic staff of UPR includes more than 3 thousand teachers and professors. Student exchange programs is one of the draws of the university. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UPR. The library is available to all of the students. In addition University of Puerto Rico has its own sports infrastructure. It is one of the members of American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), and OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW).
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1903
Abbreviation UPR
Teachers 3,161
Students 52,908
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Exchange programs Available
Sport facilities Available
Library Available
• Middle States Commission on Higher Education
• American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
World ranking 833
Country ranking 1
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 833
QS World University Rankings 798
Cost of living in San Juan
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 244 351
Food 227 421
Transportation 36 159
Communications and utilities 109 133
Clothing 21 77
Sports and leisure 19 84
Total 655 1,226
Accommodation in San Juan USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 246
Shared room in city centre 355
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 430
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 643
Alternative title
old Universidad de Puerto Rico
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