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F A S T   F A C T S
Location | Utuado
Population | 0
Enrollment | 300
Language | Spanish
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home & Host

Term Dates
Fall | 08/15-12/15
Spring | 01/15-05/15

University of Puerto Rico, Utuado

Utuado, PR

   

About This Campus

The University of Puerto Rico at Utuado (UPRU) is the youngest campus of the UPR System. It is a small campus in the Central Mountain Range and one of the few universities in this area. The small class sizes and low student/teacher ratio allows for students to have direct contact with faculty members and personnel. The campus has a variety of bachelor and associate degrees, but it specializes in sustainable agriculture. UPRU is committed to protecting natural resources and it was recently recognized as a "Bee Campus" for its efforts to protect pollinators. Also, by participating in the Climate Leadership Network, the institution commits to taking action on climate change and preparing students through research and education. On campus, there is a farm-laboratory (that includes a USDA certified organic coffee plot and nursery, among other tropical plants), a coffee tasting laboratory, a butterfly garden and pavillion, a model school garden, and an archeological museum.

Location Information

The campus is located in the town of Utuado. It is a rural area with multiple natural areas for hiking and exploring. Some of this areas include: the Tanama River and caves, Cañon Blanco, Dos Bocas and Caonillas lakes, Cueva Ventana, and the Río Abajo State Forest. UPRU is also in proximity to the Caguana Indigenous Ceremonial Park and other areas with archeological sites. It is less than an hour away from beaches and coastal attractions. It is only 1.5 hours from San Juan and easy to access.
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Academics

RegistrationUndergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Accounting, Agriculture, Animal Sciences... ++ show all

Conditions

GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Canadian Students - learn more
  • Will accept Home/Host Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 09/12/23

Finances Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment Students
  • Pay resident-rate tuition to your host campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your home campus
  • Estimated cost: $2430.
  • Figures are based on full-time enrollment.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • Pay regular tuition to your home campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your host campus.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment: None.
  • Home Payment: None.

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
ID Card $10 Year Host & Home Mandatory
Technology Fee $25 Semester Host Mandatory
Laboratory Fee $100 Semester Host Mandatory
Course Fees / MaterialsVariesSemesterHost & HomeMandatory

Important Notes: Laboratory fee is $100 per laboratory.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 09/12/23

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • not available
Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $
  • Proximity to campus:
Notes About Housing
There are private walking-distance apartments and rooms available.

Meal Plans

Resources

Campus Links

Health

Figures per Semester are current as of 09/12/23

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Health Insurance $463 Semester Host Mandatory

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $463 per semester.

Requirements

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