University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (UPRM)

Mayaguez, PR

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University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez

University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez

University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Student Essentials

University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Student Essentials
Region: U.S. Territories
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Bulldog
Website: www.uprm.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $2,819
Out-of-State Tuition: $4,841
Retention Rate: 87%
Enrollment: 13,121
Year Established: 1911

About UPRM

The University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, is a multicultural educational institution that provides the technical training and academic programs necessary to become a positive member of society and contribute to the cultural, social and economic development of Puerto Rico.

The school is recognized for its science and engineering, agriculture, and research programs. The community enthusiastically takes on the challenge of facilitating science and technological applications to the concerns of modern life.

Due to its location, the agriculture program is not only popular, but essential to the wellbeing of Puerto Rico. You can take a variety of course options within the agriculture field, from the development of pest-tolerant crops to ostrich farming to agribusiness.

To promote applied research, the school contains facilities like the Water Resources Institute, Research Center of Civil Infrastructure and Tropical Center for Space and Terrestrial Studies.

You don’t just have to be an engineer or farmer, as the school provides a number of academics for you. The university offers competitive programs in business administration, social sciences, humanities and natural sciences.

In addition, UPR offers these three unique programs:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology
  • Master’s degree in Marine Science
  • PhD in Marine Science

To learn the skills necessary for your career advancement, as well as the development of Puerto Rico, you must be a high school graduate who has taken verbal and math proficiency College Board tests. The admissions process also requires you take Spanish, English and Mathematics achievement tests.

As a state university, UPR offers financial aid to eligible undergraduate and graduates students through scholarships, loans and work-study jobs.

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UPRM Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Alumnus - Grad Year 1991

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UPRM Map & Location

University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
259 Boulevard Alfonso Valdez
Mayaguez, PR 00681


Getting Around UPRM

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Mayaguez, PR

Winter
Dec
86
68
Jan
86
65
Feb
86
65
Spring
Mar
87
66
Apr
88
68
May
89
70
Summer
Jun
91
71
Jul
91
72
Aug
91
71
Fall
Sep
91
71
Oct
90
71
Nov
89
70

UPRM Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 12,070
Freshman Class 1,753
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 13,121

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 100%
Latino 100%

Undergraduate 92%
Graduate 8%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 44%
Men 56%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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