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University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez

Quick Stats
Acceptance Rate
Admissions Selectivity
Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
Category
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Overview
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Acceptance Rate

73.5%

Acceptance Rate by Gender

Percent of Applicants

Tuition & Fees

$4,105

University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez is located in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. It is a large public school part of the University of Puerto Rico system and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 12,486 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 73.5%.

Popular majors include Engineering, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, and Social Sciences. 47% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $38,700.

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About
🗺 259 Boulevard Alfonso Valdez
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 00681
🌐 www.uprm.edu
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Admissions
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University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez has around 3,564 applicants.

Of the students admitted, 87% decide to enroll at University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.

Out of the 3,564 applicants 55% are men and 45% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 83 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 120 men.

University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez's acceptance rate is 73.5%. The acceptance rate for men is 72.9% and the acceptance rate for women is 74.3%.

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Applicants
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Who applies to University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez?

Number of Applicants

3,564

Number of Applicants per Spot

2
per spot

Male Applicants

55%

Female Applicants

45%
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Acceptance Rate
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Getting into University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez

University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez Acceptance Rate

73.5%

Getting in

Selective

Male Acceptance Rate

72.9%

Female Acceptance Rate

74.3%
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School Popularity
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Do Students Want to Go to University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez?

University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez Admissions Yield

87%
of accepted students choose to go to University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez

Male Admissions Yield

86%

Female Admissions Yield

89%
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Application
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Record Required
Complete High School Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
College Requirements
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Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

47%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

39%

Women Graduation Rate

56%

Undergrad Graduation Rate

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Cost
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Can you afford to attend University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$7,497
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$4,105
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$4,104
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$2,082
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$7,500
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$80
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez would expect to pay over 10 years.

Will you be able to pay off your debt?

1%
of students are able to pay down debt 3 years after graduation
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

77%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

15%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez you can visit www.uprm.edu/financialaid/.

University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $4,104
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $2,082
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez?

University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez students, on average, make $0 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 0% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Median Earnings of Students from University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez.

Male Students: Average Earnings from University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez.

Female Students: Average Earnings from University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez.
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Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
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Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

21
students per faculty

Average Professional Salary

$83,522
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-Low
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Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez?

Yes
Highest degree: Doctor's degree
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Students
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Undergraduate Focus

93%

Undergrads

12,486

Total Students

13,481
undergrads and grad students

Part-Time Students

6%

Students over 25

6%

Student Median Household Income

$20,501
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
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Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

46%
of undergraduates

Men

54%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

Slightly More Men

University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez has slightly more male students than female students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 117 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 85 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez study?

University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez are:

  1. Engineering
  2. Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  3. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  4. Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
  5. Social Sciences
Approximately 74% of students choose to study one of these majors.
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Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

88%

Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate

100%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez has a retention rate of 88% for full-time undergrads, which is high.

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Transfers
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Undergraduate Transfers

281
2% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Low

University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez has around 281 students who transfer into the school each year. This is fairly low at approximately 2% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

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Politics in Puerto Rico
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Politically, Puerto Rico tends to be No data. In the 2016 Presidential election, 0% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 0% voted for the Republican party, and 0% voted for neither.

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