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University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Overview

University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences is a public institution located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Known For?

325 Full-Time Undergraduates
  • Students who want to work more closely with their professors have an easier time at University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences since the student to facuty ratio is 2 to 1.
  • The 2% student loan default rate at University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The highest degree offered at University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 74% of the faculty were full-time.

University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Rankings

University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

Where Is University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences?

Location of University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences

Contact details for University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Rio Piedras Medical Center, Americo Miranda Avenue, San Juan, PR 00936-5067
Phone: 787-758-2525
Website: www.rcm.upr.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Recinto-de-Ciencias-M%C3%A9dicas/176928629036688
Twitter: https://twitter.com/rcmupr

How Do I Get Into University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences?

You can apply to University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences online at: https://sistemas.rcm.upr.edu/admisiones/

Can I Afford University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences?

2.1% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences is 2.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Undergraduate Student Diversity

325 Full-Time Undergraduates
75% Women
100% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 341 undergraduate students at University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences, with 325 being full-time and 16 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences

There are also 1,932 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 325 full-time undergraduates at University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences, 25% are male and 75% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 325
White 0
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Online Learning at University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences

0 Took All Classes Online
666 Took At Least One Class Online
-27.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 666 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences was -27.2%. This is the #2,710 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Majors

In 2017-2018, University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences awarded 338 undergraduate degrees and 1,108 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences 0 0 2 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 15 0 0
Allied Health Professions 16 5 0 0
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 0 5
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 11 0
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 1 1
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 6 5 0
Communication Sciences 0 0 17 4
Demography & Population Studies 0 0 10 0
Dental Support Services 20 0 0 0
Dentistry 0 0 0 53
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 5 0
Gerontology 0 0 14 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 21 0
Medicine 0 0 0 106
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 0 2 6
Nursing 0 76 56 3
Nutrition Science 0 0 19 0
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 9 0 0 0
Other Health Professions 0 22 5 0
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 5 41
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 0 2
Public Health 0 0 118 11
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 10 21
Total 90 248 602 506

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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