Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is a private, nonprofit school located in the urban setting of Hato Rey, PR, less than an hour from San Juan.
Founded in 1966, the institution currently enrolls around 4,367 students a year, including 3,718 undergrads. The institution runs on a trimester academic calendar.
As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $15,921,900.
Acceptance rate: 95%
Average GPA: 3.44
Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
2022 Regular Decision Deadline: August 16
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is a minimally difficult school to get accepted to. Around 95 percent of all applicants to Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico are accepted each year.
The average high school GPA for a student at Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is 3.44 /4.0.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.
The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, around 77 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 411 students who started at Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico as first-time freshman, 10 graduate within four years.
Around 14 percent of students who started at Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 70 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
The average starting salary for recent grads is $30,000 a year. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $79,598.77 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is Aug 16.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Wondering what life at Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is like? There are approximately 4,360 students enrolled at Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, including 3,689 undergraduate students and 671 graduate students. 48% percent of students attend school full-time.
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