FAST FACTS
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Location:Cayey
Setting:Urban
Population:48,119
Enrollment:3,696
On Campus:0%
Language:Spanish
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 08/12-12/11
  • Spring 01/23-05/30

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:
$902

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$4,000

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN A, PLAN B

Campus Diversity
0%Caucasian
0%African American
99%Hispanic
0%Asian American
0%Native American
0%International
1%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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The University of Puerto Rico at Cayey is located in the mountains of the central region, one of the most beautiful areas on the Island of Puerto Rico. Cayey is situated 45 minutes from San Juan and Ponce, the major cities of Puerto Rico. With a short drive in each direction you will find the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Puerto Rico's one season climate invites participation in outdoor activities such as fishing, scuba diving, wind surfing, sailing, swimming and other recreational activities.

The University of Puerto Rico at Cayey is situated on a beautiful park-like campus of 145 acres. It offers it's 3,696 students 28 bachelor degrees programs in business administration, education, sciences, arts, humanities, hispanic studies, social and behavioral sciences.

Campus Location - Our campus is located in the eastern center area of the Island. We are situated in a small town of the Island with a population of 48,119. We are surrounded by nature, mountains and rivers. Cayey is just 45 minutes away from San Juan, Puerto Rico's beautiful capital city.

Helpful Information - The language of instruction is Spanish. Certain advanced Spanish courses might be limited depending on language proficiency.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Area Studies: Hispanic Studies

Athletics: Adapted Physical Education, Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Management, Office Administration, Secretarial Administration/Science

Chemistry: Chemistry

Earth Sciences: Physical Sciences

Education: Adapted Physical Education, Elementary Education, English, Junior High/Middle School, Physical Education, Science, Secondary Education, Spanish, Special Education

English: English

Foreign Language: Spanish

General Studies: Arts and Science, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Social Studies

Health and Safety Sciences: Mental Health

History: History

Mathematics: Mathematics, Mathematics-Physics

Military Sciences: Army ROTC, Military Sciences

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Humanistic Studies

Physics: Chemical Physics, Physics

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Sociology



Notable Academic Programs
Chemistry, Business Administration, Spanish

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from other NSE members within my own U.S. territory
  • 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)
  • Available
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan A/B
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 9/11/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $902.
  • 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: 21
  • Plan B: 21
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 9/11/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Health Insurance: $394 Semester Plan A & B Optional
ID Card: $5 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Technology Fee: $25 Year Plan A Mandatory
Maintenance Fee: $47 Year Plan A Mandatory

Important Notes: There is a $33.00 lab. fee if students take a class that requires a lab. (science classes and certain education classes) The OFFICIAL cost for books and supplies is $912.50 (Financial Aid Office), but $300 would be closer to reality.

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $394 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
  • Perkins
  • SEOG
  • DL
Use FAFSA CODE: 007206

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 9/11/2014.
  • 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
  • Apartment: $1,500
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • Maximum housing reserved for women: 6
  • Maximum housing reserved for men: 3
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $300
  • Proximity to campus: 0.86 miles
Notes About Housing
Female exchange students may choose to live in our on-campus guesthouse. We also have an apartment for male students located off-campus, but within walking distance.

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.