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Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico Student Life

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is on a 10-acre campus in an urban setting in Hato Rey, PR, not far from San Juan. Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus,, a campus newspaper, and more.

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico does not have fraternities or sororities.

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico has a thriving American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). In fact, more students participate in American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico include Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Medicine, Education, Development for Low Income Families Everywhere (MEDLIFE), Neuro Engineering Association (NEA) and American Chemical Society (ACS).

The Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico community comes together each year for Welcome Activity, Christmas Activity and Open House.

Does Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico Offer Student Housing?

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing. . There are 104 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,718 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico Athletics

At Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Track And Field Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Volleyball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Weight Lifting Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Safety at Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico has over 350 security cameras on campus.

Plan a Visit to Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, take Las Americas Expressway to Hato Rey, PR. If you need to fly, book your flight to Luis Munoz Marin International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in PR you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico Students

29%

Women

71%

Men

48%

Full Time

52%

Part Time

Ethnicity

99%

1%

0.16%

0.05%

0.05%

Undergraduate Students

3,718

Graduate Students

649

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico Campus Services

Student Services
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Campus Security
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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,367

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

95%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,640

Out-of-State

$8,640

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 16
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