About the UPR

The University of Puerto Rico was founded in 1903. The Río Piedras Campus is the only higher education institution in Puerto Rico to be classified as doctoral research intensive by the Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching. The Campus is organized by colleges, schools, and departments with a variety of programs at undergraduate and graduate levels. The Rio Piedras Campus has an average of 21,000 students enrolled during the academic year. For additional information about the Campus, we invite you to visit the UPR-Río Piedras Campus website.

Of the total enrollment, approximately 4,000 are graduate students, distributed in post bachelor certificate, post master certificate, doctorate, masters, and first professional-JD programs. For additional information about graduate programs at the Rio Piedras Campus, we invite you to continue exploring our website.

The Río Piedras Campus also offers a variety of student support services to undergraduate and graduate students. The majority of these services are offered through the Office of the Dean of Students. For additional information about student services, please visit their website.