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Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico

Hato Rey, PR 4-Year Private

About Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico

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.

Admissions Facts About Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico

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:

What's the acceptance rate at Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico in 2021?

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.

Is Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico a good school?

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.

Retention and graduation rates

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 outcomes and student debt

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.

Based on this information, how does Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico a good school for YOU?

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College Info

377 Ponce de Leon Avenue Hato Rey, PR 00918

Campus Setting: Urban

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 16

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

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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Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$22,924

In State

$22,924

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$7,740
$7,740
Fees
$900
$900
Housing
$11,928
$11,928
Books
$2,356
$2,356

Student Life

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.

48%

Full Time

52%

Part Time

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,360

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

86%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,640

Out-of-State

$8,640

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 16
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