University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon

PR-174, Bayamón, United States
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Overview of University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon

About this school

University of Puerto Rico at Bayamón is one of 11 campuses in the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) system. Founded in 1903, UPR is the oldest and largest university system in Puerto Rico.
  • Website


    www.uprb.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:4,927
    • Men:2,424 (49.2%)
    • Women:2,503 (50.8%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Puerto Rico at Bayamon is very difficult: more than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
2
-
Mathematics
2
-
Science
1
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
1
2
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
Industrial Minillas Park 170 Road 174
City, State, Zip
Bayamón, PR  00959
Phone
(787) 993-8952
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 6
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
May 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 30
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
23% of 5,443 applicants were admitted
Women
23% of 2,667 applicants were admitted
Men
23% of 2,776 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.60
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $2,082|Out-of-state: $4,104
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - $1,825 (38.62433862433863%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,900 (61.37566137566137%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Puerto Rico at Bayamon accepts deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 010975
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service
Special Characteristics
Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Handicapped Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,111

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


195

Part-Time Faculty


59

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


45%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
169,070

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
496
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Puerto Rico at Bayamon provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


84.5%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


2.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


23.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


34.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (12)


  • Accounting
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impairments
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
  • Finance, General
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


205,693

Nearest Metropolitan Area


78 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


San Juan

Weather


Temperature
71 average low in winter, 90 average high in summer
Rain
78 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
15 miles from campus in San Juan
Nearest Bus Station
11 miles from campus in San Juan
Nearest Train Station
9 miles from campus in San Juan

Housing

College Housing


College does not provide housing for students

Types of Housing


Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Softball
Table Tennis
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Weight Lifting
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Softball
Table Tennis
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Weight Lifting
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Puerto Rico at Bayamon offers choral groups, drama theatre, the national society of collegiate scholars at uprb (nscs), american medical student association (amsa), med life capitulo vaquero, asociacion de estudiantes de computadoras (aecc), asociacion de estudiantes de contabilidad (asec)

Sororities


62.7% of women participate

Fraternities


37% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,301

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
4,927
Women
2,503
Men
2,424

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 98.0% Hispanic/Latino

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources