Urban setting

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University of Puerto Rico–Río Piedras / Department of History is located in San Juan, PR, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) History
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Puerto Rican history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Caribbean history

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam PAEG or GRE
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam PAEG or GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam PAEG or GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Interview, minimum GPA of 3.0, 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam PAEG or GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, master's degree, minimum GPA of 3.0, 2 letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 31
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Out-of-state students


Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported


Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 23300
San Juan, PR  00931-3300
United States
Contact Dr. Marcial Ocasio
Phone: 787-764-0000