3,494
Students
Financial aid thermometer
7,698
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
71
71%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
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Overview

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is a Comprehensive institution located in Hato Rey, PR, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 192017
San Juan, PR  00919-2017
Contact Ms. Teresa Cardona
Director of Admissions
Email: tcardona@pupr.edu
Phone: 787-622-8000
Fax: 787-764-8712

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

746
Applied
536
Accepted
3,494
Enrolled
72%
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Female Admissions

188
Females Applied
130
Females Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

558
Males Applied
406
Males Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.25
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 16th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,740
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Fees

870
Full-time student fees
11,928
Room & board
4,950
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

7,698
Avg. Financial Aid Package
5,339
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,665
Avg. Loan Aid
245
Avg. Grant Aid
2,535
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
45%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
0%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,494
Total undergrad students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 99.74%
Black or African American 0.06%
White or Caucasian 0.2%

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Welcome Activity, Christmas Activity and Open House

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineering), PRWEA (Puerto Rico Water and Environment Association), ACI (American Concrete Institute), SAE PUPR AERO DESIGN TEAM and SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers)

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
over 350 security cameras on campus

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Faculty

211
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 133
Part-time - 78
Male - 138
Female - 73