FAST FACTS
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Location:Bayamon
Setting:Urban
Population:224,044
Enrollment:4,971
On Campus:0%
Language:Spanish
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 8/9-12/15
  • Spring 1/20-5/27

Tuition & Payments
PLAN A: OPEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

PLAN B: OPEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$1,106

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$4,140

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN A

Campus Diversity
1%Caucasian
0%African American
99%Hispanic
0%Asian American
0%Native American
0%International
0%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
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UPR-Bayamon is located in the heart of the industrial area of the city of Bayamón. The city has a population of approximately 225,000 located 20 minutes southwest of San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico. Residents enjoy year-round tropical climate and colorful scenery.

The University was founded under the Regional Colleges Administration in August 1971. In July of 1998, the College obtained its autonomy within the UPR System. It is well known locally and internationally for its technological, comprehensive, and multi-purpose academic programs. The campus offers bachelor degree programs in biology, business administration, computer science,electronic engineering technology, procurement and operations management, early childhood and elementary education, secretarial administration, and adaptive physical education. Current enrollment is approximately 5,000 students most of whom commute to the campus. Quiet and friendly, the campus provides an atmosphere conducive to learning.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Human Biology

Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance/Banking, Management, Marketing, Secretarial Administration/Science

Education: Adapted Physical Education, Elementary Education, Preschool Education

Electronics: Electronics

Engineering: Materials Engineering

Information Studies: Computer Science, Information Systems

Technology: Civil Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Industrial Engineering Technology

Notable Academic Programs
Applied Computer Science, Business Administration, Electronics Engineering Technology, Preschool Education, Elementary Education

Unique Academic Programs
Adapted Physical Education

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
  • The language of instruction is Spanish. Students must demonstrate Spanish language proficiency on their home campus prior to placement.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Not available
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate or post-baccalaureate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan A
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 9/9/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $1,106.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan A students.
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan A: 15
  • Plan B: 15
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 9/9/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Health Insurance: $552 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory
ID Card: $5 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory
Technology Fee: $25 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory
Maintenance Fee: $47 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory
Admission Application Fee: $25 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $947 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • CWS
  • SEOG
  • DL
Use FAFSA CODE: 010975

Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 9/9/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Not available
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $350
  • Proximity to campus: 15 minutes
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal plans are not available.


All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.