University of Puerto Rico-Humacao

Universidad de Puerto Rico - Humacao, Humacao, United States
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Overview of University of Puerto Rico-Humacao

About this school

The University of Puerto Rico, Humacao, founded in 1962, is a public institution. Its 62-acre campus is located in Humacao, 35 miles from San Juan.
  • Website


    www.uprh.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,723
    • Men:1,373 (36.9%)
    • Women:2,350 (63.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Puerto Rico at Humacao is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
3
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
3
Social Studies
-
1
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
3

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Considered if submitted
February 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
HUC Station 100, Road 908
City, State, Zip
Humacao, PR  00792
Phone
(787) 850-0000 x9301
Fax
(787) 852-4638
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
April 19
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can 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 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
40% of 1,913 applicants were admitted
Women
40% of 1,213 applicants were admitted
Men
40% of 700 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
3.72
375 And Above
52%
3.50 - 3.74
25%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
8%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

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: $2,117|Out-of-state: $4,138
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - $2,168 (100.0%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Puerto Rico at Humacao accepts prepayment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
-
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
June 30
Award Notification Date
On or about September 10
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003942
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
820 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
708 (86.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
708 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
50%
Average Award
$4,013
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 708 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,999
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4 (.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $532
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,515 (100.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,883 (82.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,883 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
7 (.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
50%
Average Award
$3,929
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,875 (99.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,664
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 289 (10.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,094
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 23 (.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
33%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$2,749
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
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Education, English, Humanities, Library Science, Mathematics, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,318

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


153

Part-Time Faculty


101

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


40%

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
145,639

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
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 Humacao provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


80.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


51.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (17)


  • Accounting
  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Microbiology, General
  • Physics, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


English as a second language, Honors program, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Biological/life sciences, Public administration and social services, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


58,189

Nearest Metropolitan Area


62 acres

Environment


Suburban 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
28 miles from campus in San Juan
Nearest Bus Station
34 miles from campus in San Juan
Nearest Train Station
29 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


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
-
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Puerto Rico at Humacao offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, accounting students association, management students association, microbiology students association, human resources students association, biology students association

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,356

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,723
Women
2,350
Men
1,373

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.0% Asian
  • 1.8% Black/African-American
  • 90.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 0.8% White
  • 6.5% Unknown

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources