You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.
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: $897
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $1,200
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
Campus Location - The University of Puerto Rico is in the heart of the City of Rio Piedras, which is an university campus where accessible restaurant, drugs stores, supermarket, shops, etc.
Helpful Information - The language of instruction is Spanish.
Highly competive courses in Computer Sciences, psychology and Business Administration. Students taking courses in the College of Communications must have 3.0 GPA. Students taking courses in the College of Natural Sciences must have a 3.0 GPA. The Architecture School requires evaluating the student profile before considering admission. The courses of the Continuing Educational and Professional Studies Division (DECEP)are not included in the cost of Plan A or B. Student must pay for each DECEP courses. Courses in Communication are not guaranteed.Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Architecture: Architecture, Landscape Architecture/Design
Area Studies: Art Studies, Caribbean Studies, Hispanic Studies, Latin American Studies, Puerto Rican Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Applied Art, Art, Art Education, Art History, Computer Graphics, Design, Digital Arts, Drawing, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Theater Art, Visual Arts
Athletics: Adapted Physical Education, Physical Education
Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Zoology
Business: Accounting, Administrative Office Management, Administrative Systems Management, Advertising, Business, Business Administration, Business Education, Business Information Systems, E-Business, Finance and Operation Management, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, Labor Studies, Management, Marketing, Office Management, Operations Research, Public Administration, Public Relations, Secretarial Administration/Science
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry
Communications: Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication, Newspapers, Photo Journalism, Publishing, Radio and Television Studies, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address, Television, Visual Communication Technology
Consumer and Family Studies: Child Consumer and Family Studies, Family Economics and Resource Management, Home Economics
Criminal Justice: Criminology, Legal Studies
Earth Sciences: Geology, Physical Sciences
Education: Bilingual, Child Care, Child Development, Curriculum/ Instruction Supervision, Early Childhood, Educational Studies, Elementary Education, English, French, Home Economics, Junior High/Middle School, Junior High/Middle School Mathematics, Kindergarten Education, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish, Special Education, Teaching and Learning, Theatre Education
English: English, Film Studies, Language and Literacy, Linguistics, Literature
Environmental Studies: Ecology, Environmental Design, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources
Food Science: Nutrition
Foreign Language: Chinese, English as a Foreign Language, French, French as a Foreign Language, German, Interpretation/Translation, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Spanish
General Studies: Arts and Science, Classical Studies, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Spanish Literature
Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Planning
Industrial Studies: Industrial Education
Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Computer Programming, Computer Science
Library Science: Library Science
Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC
Performing Arts: Acting, Ballet, Choral Music, Dance, Dramatic Literature, Modern Dance, Music, Music Education, Music Theater, Performance, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Education
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Humanistic Studies, Philosophy
Physics: Chemical Physics, Physics
Political Science: Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs
Psychology: Child Psychology, Counseling, Industrial Psychology, Psychology
Sociology/Social Work: Social Science, Social Work, Sociology, Womens Studies
Figures are current as of 7/30/2015.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
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 eligible 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:
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Plaza Universitaria is a private residence. Rooms are double with air conditioning, small kitchenette with microwave oven (no stove), small refrigerator and a small dining table. Bathroom is located inside the room and shared between roommates. A full kitchen is available in each floor. Wi-Fi and a telephone line is available in the bedrooms. Cost: $240 monthly/$1200 semester. Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Plaza-Universitaria-Residencias/529555730428099?fref=ts
Meal Plans Per Semester
Students should budget a minimum of $15 per day / $1,800 semester for meals.