University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Graduate Schools

University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez (referred to as UPRM) is a Public, 4 years school located in Mayaguez, PR. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez is $3,710 for Puerto Rico residents and $3,800 for out-of-state students. The school has 859 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 12,825 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez (referred to as UPRM) is a Public, 4 years school located in Mayaguez, PR. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1946 - Current[Estimated Date]).
UPRM Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez (UPRM)
Address259 Boulevard Alfonso Valdez, Mayaguez, PR 681
Phone787-832-4040
Webhttps://www.uprm.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admisiones.uprm.edu
Financial Infohttps://www.uprm.edu/asistenciaeconomica
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez is $3,710 for Puerto Rico residents and $3,800 for out-of-state students. The school has 859 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 12,825 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 95 graduate programs through Master's and Doctorate (Research).
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$3,800
$3,710 for Puerto Rico Residents
Student Population859
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs95 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio21 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez is $3,710 for Puerto Rico residents and $3,800 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $0 for Puerto Rico residents and $200 for out-of-state students.
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez offers the alternative tuition plans.
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez is $3,710 for Puerto Rico residents and $3,800 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -47.37% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Puerto Rico ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$2,520$149$6,498$149
2018-2019$3,375$144$6,750$144
2019-2020$3,510$200$7,020$200
2020-2021$3,510$200$7,020$200
2021-2022--$3,600$200
The graduate school tuition & fees of UPRM is relatively inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Puerto Rico. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Puerto Rico graduate tuition is $5,238 (public) / $5,850 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez$3,710$3,800
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Puerto Rico Graduate Schools$5,755$6,659
Public$5,123$5,238
Private$5,850
For academic year 2021-2022, the off-campus living costs are $15,114. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$11,161$2,453
2018-2019$11,161$2,453
2019-2020$11,161$2,453
2020-2021$11,161$3,953
2021-2022$11,161$3,953
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $200 at University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -48.72% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$354
2018-2019$375
2019-2020$390
2020-2021$390
2021-2022$200

Graduate Programs at UPRM

University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez offers 43 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 194 students have completed their study at University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez.
Offered Degrees at University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree360181
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship7013
Total430194
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Civil Engineering program with 30 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Chemistry (other) program with 8 completers.
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez offers 43 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 194 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 181 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 44 completers-
Agricultural Economics5-
Agricultural and Extension Education Services7-
Animal Sciences8-
Food Science and Technology (other)10-
Agronomy and Crop Science3-
Horticultural Science2-
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management3-
Soil Science and Agronomy6-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Computer Science2-
Education [+] 18 completers-
Agricultural Teacher Education0-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education16-
Mathematics Teacher Education2-
Engineering [+] 56 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering2-
Chemical Engineering1-
Civil Engineering30$37,000
Computer Engineering4-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering11-
Mechanical Engineering5-
Industrial Engineering3-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 1 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences10-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography5-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 9 completers-
Mathematics2-
Applied Mathematics3-
Statistics4-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 2 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science2-
Physical Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Physics4-
Materials Sciences (other)2-
Business [+] 22 completers-
Business/Commerce5-
Business Administration and Management4-
Finance6-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration7-
Marketing/Marketing Management0-
Total181
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences1-
Engineering [+] 8 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering1-
Civil Engineering4-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography0-
Physical Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Chemistry (other)4-
Total13

Graduate Student Population at UPRM

For academic year 2021-2022, total 859 students enrolled into University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez graduate schools where it has total 12,825 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 766 full-time and 93 part-time graduate students. By gender, 455 male and 404 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total859455404
Full-time766405361
Part-tme935043
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
627 Hispanic (72.99%), and 232 students with other races. 177 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total859455404
American Indian/Native American000
Asian000
Black/African American000
Hispanic627313314
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White000
Two More000
Un-Known552926
Non-resident Alien17711364
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1 graduate students (0.12% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 35 graduate students (4.07% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total859
Enrolled Online Exclusively1
Enrolled Some Online Courses35
Not in Online Courses823
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