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University of Puerto Rico, Humacao

Humacao, PR

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Features

  1. Accepting exchange students for Spring 2022 only. Closed for Fall 2021.

About This Campus

University of Puerto Rico at Humacao The University of Puerto Rico at Humacao is located on the east coast of the island with over 4,300 students. It is a comprehensive, four year college offering several unique programs in their continous adaptation to the need of the Industrial Community - Industrial Chemistry, Computer Mathmatics and Physics applied to electronics. Coastal Marine Biology, Wildlife Management, Microbiology and other general biology are other fields of study. The campus has a research laboratory for marine and wildlife management studies located in the Fajardo Lighthouse.

Helpful Information

The language of instruction is Spanish.

2021/2022 Placement

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Host Payment
Open
Home Payment
Open

2022/2023 Placement

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Host Payment
Excellent
Home Payment
Excellent

Learn more about Chance of Placement
and choosing alternate options.

Fast Facts

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Location | Humacao
Population | 58,466
Enrollment | 3,723
Language | Spanish
Calendar | Semester
Canada | N/A
Term Dates
Fall | 08/9-12/3
Spring | 01/20-05/27

Campus Diversity

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1st Nation/Native | 0%
Asian | 0%
Black | 2%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 0%
Hispanic/Latino | 90%
Two or more | 1%
White | 1%
Other | 6%
International | 0%
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Academics

Registration
  • Campus Catalog
  • Priority: According to class standing
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Coordinator for assistance
Notable Academic Programs
  • Business Administration
  • Natural Sciences

Unique Academic Programs

  • Marine Biology
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Computer Mathematics

Options
Honors Access: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

  • Accounting
  • Applied Physics
  • Biology/Life Science
  • Business Administration
  • Business Management
  • Communication
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Marine Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Office Administration
  • Physical Therapy
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Wildlife Biology
  • Wildlife Management

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)
  • Not available
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 08/18/21

Finances
  • Campus Budget
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment Students
  • Estimated cost: $2435.
  • 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 Host Payment students.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment 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 Home Payment students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment: 18
  • Home Payment: 18

Financial Aid - Host Payment
For Host Payment 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 Host Payment applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
Use FAFSA CODE: 003943

Financial Aid - Home Payment
For eligible Home Payment students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
ID Card $10.00 Year Host & Home Mandatory
Technology Fee $50.00 Year Host & Home Mandatory
Construction Fee $100.00 Year Host & Home Mandatory
Laboratory Fee $100.00 Year Host & Home Mandatory

Important Notes: There will be a $100.00 fee for any student inrolled in a Laboratory class.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 08/18/21

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing Notes About Housing
UPRH will offer Off Campus housing listings and will support and assist incoming students in the process.

Meal Plans

Health

Figures per Semester are current as of 08/18/21

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Health Insurance $463.00 Semester Home & Host Mandatory

Requirements

  • Health records due by:
  • Physical
  • Immunization before registering
  • Health / accident insurance
  • Immunization: DTap (diptheria, tetanus, pertussis)
  • Immunization: MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
  • Immunization: Hepatitis B
  • Immunization: Polio
  • Immunization: Meningococcal
  • Immunization: Tuberculosis
  • Immunization: Covid-19
  • Immunization:

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