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University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is December 15 and the fee for the application costs $30. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Considering Applying Early to University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras?

University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras

Getting into University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras is very difficult. University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras accepted 43% of all applicants., around 2,535 of the 5,950 students who applied.

Schools that are very difficult to get into, like University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras, accept fewer than 60% of all applicants. At least 50% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT and over 26 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is very difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Not Considered
Talent/Ability Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important

University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras must submit the following items. Double check with University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

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Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras?

Students admitted to University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 100% submitted a class rank.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 100%

University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras 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.

In 2019, 100% of University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 0% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

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Transferring to University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras

For transfer students, it is very difficult to get admitted to University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is September 21.

Transfer students can enroll in University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras?

Students who are admitted to University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras accept transfer credits?

University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

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Do I have to submit test scores to University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras?

University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Very Selective

43%

How hard is it to get into University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras? University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras is a very selective institution. The University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras acceptance rate is 43%. This means that the institution accepts 42 out of every 100 applicants.

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University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Dec 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Sep 21

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras is Dec 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras is Sep 21.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.6

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

14,932

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

43%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,168

Out-of-State

$4,168

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Dec 15
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