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Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, founded in 1966, is a private university focusing on engineering, technical, and industrial-related studies. Its eight-acre campus is located in downtown Hato Rey.

Website: www.pupr.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,689
Undergraduate
Students
(23.9%) 881 Women
(76.1%) 2,808 Men
671
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
86% of 862 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 16

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.44
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$22,924
Tuition and Fees
$8,640
Room and Board
$11,928
Average Percent of Need Met
10%
Average Freshman Award
$1,152
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$73,797
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Trimester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
131
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Hato Rey Population
20,867
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Juan
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
97.1% Hispanic/Latino
0.2% White
0.1% Unknown
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
86.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
16.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
70%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
82.0%
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