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Colleges / University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez

University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez

Mayagüez, PR 4-Year Public
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CAAM Academics

University of Puerto Rico at Mayag�ez requires a minimum of 134 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at CAAM, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. CAAM accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, CAAM does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 47% of students who start college at CAAM finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

CAAM offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available X
New Student Orientation

Reminder: CAAM may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Will I Take At CAAM?

CAAM has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with CAAM directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at CAAM

When choosing a major, CAAM students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at CAAM.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

CAAM does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at CAAM

CAAM does not offer double majors. Students must choose one area of study to focus on.

Frequently Asked Questions About University of Puerto Rico at Mayag�ez

Does CAAM Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

❌ CAAM does not offer services for students with disabilities.

Does CAAM Offer Online Classes?

✅ CAAM has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does CAAM Offer AP Credit?

✅ CAAM offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does CAAM Have An Honors Program?

✅ CAAM offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does CAAM Require Internships?

🟨 CAAM does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About University of Puerto Rico at Mayag�ez

University of Puerto Rico at Mayag�ez Library

The main library on campus is the General Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at CAAM

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

CAAM does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does CAAM have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

CAAM has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at CAAM include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

•an Air Force branch unit on campus

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