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About Universidad Metropolitana

Universidad Metropolitana is a private, nonprofit school in an urban setting in San Juan, PR. Universidad Metropolitana was founded in 1980 and now enrolls around 13,919 students a year, including 11,589 undergrads.

There are 22 Universidad Metropolitana undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 Universidad Metropolitana Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 65%
Average GPA 2.8

2022 Universidad Metropolitana Regular Decision Application Deadline

Universidad Metropolitana Early Admission

Universidad Metropolitana does not offer early decision or early action.

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Universidad Metropolitana Acceptance Rate 2016

It is moderately difficult to get into Universidad Metropolitana. Universidad Metropolitana admitted 65% of all applicants in 2016. Out of 11,494 applications received in 2021, 7,455 students were offered admission.

Universidad Metropolitana Waitlist 2021

Universidad Metropolitana reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Universidad Metropolitana?

Universidad Metropolitana is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Universidad Metropolitana, applicants must submit the following items.

Universidad Metropolitana Application Requirements

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Written Essay or Personal Statement
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Universidad Metropolitana Average GPA and Test Scores

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Universidad Metropolitana.

Is Universidad Metropolitana Test Optional?

Universidad Metropolitana does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Does Universidad Metropolitana Offer On-Campus Housing?

Universidad Metropolitana does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commute from home or find their own housing.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Universidad Metropolitana.

Financial Aid at Universidad Metropolitana

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Universidad Metropolitana a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Universidad Metropolitana

About 75% of students who start at Universidad Metropolitana come back the next year. Out of the 1,187 students who started at Universidad Metropolitana as first-time freshman, 73 graduate within four years.

Universidad Metropolitana's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 26%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% 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.

Based on this information, how does Universidad Metropolitana sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Universidad Metropolitana a good school for you?

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Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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Where is Universidad Metropolitana Located?

Universidad Metropolitana is located in the urban setting of San Juan, PR, less than an hour from San Juan.

If you want to see Universidad Metropolitana for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take PR 52 to San Juan, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Luis Muñoz Marin International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Universidad Metropolitana and San Juan are like without leaving home.

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College Info

Apartado 21150 San Juan, PR 00928-1150

Campus Setting: Urban

Universidad Metropolitana Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Universidad Metropolitana is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Universidad Metropolitana is Aug 15.

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Wondering what life at Universidad Metropolitana is like? There are approximately 13,919 students enrolled at Universidad Metropolitana, including 11,589 undergraduate students and 2,330 graduate students. 78% percent of students attend school full-time.


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