University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

San Juan, PR

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 10,133
Graduate Enrollment: 3,019
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential // full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 50.26%

Male/Female: 38% / 62% (2017)

First generation college students: 15.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 0.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.2% (2012)

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2016 Median Admit SAT: 1,162



Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 36.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 14.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 8.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 5.7% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 0.1%
Black: 5.3%
Hispanic: 84.2%
Asian: 0.0%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.9%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 0.1%
Non-resident alien: 0.0%
Unknown race: 9.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $14,258
In-State tuition: $4,940
Out-of-State tuition: $4,940

Estimated books and supplies: $2,168 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $11,161 (2020)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,453 (2020)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $11,161 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $22,782 (2017)
Median Family Income: $19,938 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 64.1%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 12.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $5,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $58 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $7,638
$30k-48k $9,035
$48k-75k $10,996
$75k-110k $12,504
$110k+ $0

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 16%
6-year graduation rate: 50%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 50.6% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $5,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $5,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $5,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $5,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 52.8% (2015)
@3 year 63.8% (2017)
@5 year 45.1% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 53.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 58.9% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $16,317 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $29,287 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Doctoral Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 5
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 116 $5,500 $58 $12,708 ($1,059) $22,861 ($1,905)
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 27 $16,057 ($1,338)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 15
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 7
Doctoral Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. 3
Master's Degree Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 4
First Professional Degree Law. 173
Master's Degree Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 4
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 9
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 11
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature/Letters, Other. 12
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 16
Graduate/Professional Certificate Library Science and Administration. 7
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 222 $5,500 $58 $11,541 ($962) $34,180 ($2,848)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 5
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 10
Bachelor's Degree Music. 7
Master's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 18
Bachelor's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, Other. 1
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 21 $137 $21,644 ($1,804) $26,348 ($2,196)
Bachelor's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 23
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 5
Master's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 52 $156 $44,729 ($3,727) $54,825 ($4,569)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 21
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 171 $5,750 $61 $20,707 ($1,726) $38,640 ($3,220)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 10
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 50 $50,049 ($4,171)
Doctoral Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 71 $5,500 $58 $19,523 ($1,627)
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 21
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 4
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 87 $5,500 $58 $16,941 ($1,412) $38,759 ($3,230)
Bachelor's Degree History. 28
Master's Degree History. 9
Doctoral Degree History. 2
Master's Degree Mathematics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 15
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 4
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Natural Sciences. 75
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 37 $27,445 ($2,287)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 6
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 6
Master's Degree Philosophy. 11
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 42 $40,064 ($3,339)
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 11
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 6
Master's Degree Physics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 160 $5,500 $58 $22,761 ($1,897)
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 10 $24,022 ($2,002)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 12
Master's Degree Public Administration. 19 $18,261 ($1,522)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 56 $5,500 $58 $6,651 ($554) $26,069 ($2,172)
Master's Degree Social Work. 31 $167 $22,640 ($1,887) $32,179 ($2,682)
Doctoral Degree Social Work. 6
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, General. 16
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 23
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 23 $31,788 ($2,649)
Master's Degree Economics. 10
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 21
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 68 $7,500 $72 $28,029 ($2,336)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 29 $20,047 ($1,671)
Master's Degree Sociology. 1
Master's Degree Social Sciences, Other. 5
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 41 $19,486 ($1,624)
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 4
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 48 $5,500 $58 $7,874 ($656) $19,346 ($1,612)
Master's Degree Architecture. 32 $154 $41,630 ($3,469)
Master's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 21
Bachelor's Degree Environmental Design. 47 $5,500 $58 $14,196 ($1,183) $23,055 ($1,921)
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 38 $7,216 ($601) $22,073 ($1,839)
Master's Degree Journalism. 5
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 40 $10,537 ($878)
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 56 $5,500 $58 $9,112 ($759) $33,962 ($2,830)
Master's Degree Information Science/Studies. 18 $26,647 ($2,221)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 25
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 10
Doctoral Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 13
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 10
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 6
Master's Degree Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research. 7
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 12
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 8
Doctoral Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 3
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 92 $5,500 $58 $11,531 ($961) $25,102 ($2,092)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 8
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 88 $5,500 $58 $14,377 ($1,198) $21,287 ($1,774)
Bachelor's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 15 $19,735 ($1,645) $29,950 ($2,496)
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 12
Bachelor's Degree Education, Other. 22
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 5


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $55,764
Full time faculty: 75%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 13.0

School's endowment start of year: $801,043 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $882,946 (2022)