Public and co-educational, the University of Puerto Rico is a land-grant, sea-grant, space-grant university and serves a population of nearly four million American citizens in Puerto Rico. Founded in 1903 as a small Teacher’s College in Rio Piedras, UPR encompasses a modern system with three main campuses, two university colleges, six regional colleges and other units throughout Puerto Rico. UPR's 58,000 students account for six percent of all Hispanics enrolled in U.S. institutions of higher learning.
UPR at Río Piedras is the largest campus in the University of Puerto Rico System in terms of student population. UPR-RP offers undergraduate degrees in the following Colleges: Social Sciences, Business Administration (AACSB accredited), Humanities, Architecture, Education, Natural Sciences and Communication.
UPR at Mayagüez is the second-largest university campus of the University of Puerto Rico system. UPRM offers undergraduate degrees in four major Colleges: Agricultural Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration and Engineering (ABET accredited).
MayagüezMayagüez, Puerto Rico Campus Website5,000 - 20,000 on Campus<100,000 residents in MayagüezLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English, Spanish
The city of Mayagüez is located on the southwestern coast of Puerto Rico. It is the center of population, commerce and culture for the region and residents enjoy an excellent quality of life.
Rio PiedrasRio Piedras, Puerto Rico Campus Website20,000+ on Campus250,000+ residents in Rio PiedrasLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English, Spanish
The Rio Piedras campus is located in the outskirts of San Juan, Puerto Rico's capital and one of the Caribbean's most important cities.