University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez - Bachelor's Degree

UPRM offers undergraduate programs. It is accredited by the Middle State Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) since 1946. The University of Puerto Rico was created by an act of the Legislative Assembly on March 12, 1903, emerging as an outgrowth of the Normal School, which had been established three years earlier to train teachers for the Puerto Rican school system. Notable alumni include Antonio Mignucci, Ph.D, 1996 (a biological oceanographer), Olga D. Gonzalez Sanabria, BS (highest ranking hispanic at NASA Glenn Research Center).

  • Average Tuition USD 3,892

School Description

University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus (UPRM or Recinto Universitario de Mayaguez or RUM) is a public institution which was founded in 1911. Located in the city of Mayaguez, Pureto Rico, UPRM is the second-largest university campus of the University of Puerto Ricl System.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.80
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 60
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00


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    Established in 1911


    According to, UPRM is ranked number 15 in 2012 amongst Public State Universities in the United States of America up two ranks from 2011.It is ranked number 1 in the Caribbean according to Webometrics Ranking of World Universities.

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        259 Blvd. Alfonso Valdez Cabian, Mayagüez, Mayagüez 00680, Puerto Rico

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            1993-1998, Bachelor of Science (BS)

            Great University for locals and outsidersHad a great experience at the Colegio. Challenging at times, but prepared me well for other future challenges.

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            1974-1978, Industrial Management

            Challenge and Education has me employed while adding Experience and Skills.Great education to reach your goals and wonderful campus.

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            1971-1975, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

            The BEST!Great academic environment and amazing campus.