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Universidad Politecnica De Puerto Rico is a private institution that was founded in 1966. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,318, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 10 acres. It utilizes a trimester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $7,548 (2011-12).
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Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is a private, non-profit, co-educational institution of higher education founded in September 1966. At present, it is the largest private Engineering School in Puerto Rico and the only one in the metropolitan area of San Juan. It is also the largest private Hispanic Serving Engineering School in the United States and its Territories.
All programs of PUPR are authorized by the state licensing agency, and its program in Geomatic Sciences accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS, 1995). All its engineering programs Civil, Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical and Environmental are accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET), the Architecture Program is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) and the Bachelor of Business Administration is accredited by IACBE.
The Board of Trustees of PUPR approved the following Institution's Mission:
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The student-faculty ratio at Universidad Politecnica De Puerto Rico is 16:1, and the school has 59.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Universidad Politecnica De Puerto Rico include: Civil Engineering, General; Mechanical Engineering; Electrical and Electronics Engineering; Architecture; and Business Administration and Management, General.
Universidad Politecnica De Puerto Rico has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,318, with a gender distribution of 77.5 percent male students and 22.5 percent female students.
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Campus Info & Services
Universidad Politecnica De Puerto Rico offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Universidad Politecnica De Puerto Rico also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at Universidad Politecnica De Puerto Rico, 50 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Universidad Politecnica De Puerto Rico.
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|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$7,548 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data