About This CampusThe University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, was established in 1903. Is the oldest and largest center of higher education in the Caribbean. It is also recognized as the unit with the most comprehensive professional and graduate programs and the leading research university in Puerto Rico, with a system of 30 libraries and investigation centers, many of which specialize in particular subjects. The UPR offers over 80 undergraduate, 55 master’s degree and 14 doctoral programs under the following schools: Architecture, Business Administration, Communications, Education, General Studies, Graduate School of Planning, Graduate School of Science and Information Technology, Humanities, Law School, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences. The campus exhibits an array of antique and modern buildings surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens and landscaping. Is considered to be the heart of the commercial and cultural area of Río Piedras.
Location InformationThe UPR is located in the Island's capital city of San Juan, one of the America's oldest towns. Is easily accessible via public transportation, including the Urban Train, for which the university has an on-campus station. Nestled in a tropical setting between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico boasts more than 250 miles of beautiful shoreline, inviting to swimming, boating, and myriad of other marine recreational activities. Including particular destination as Culebra Island.
Helpful InformationThe language of instruction is Spanish, but some books are in English.