University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences Graduate Schools

University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences (referred to as Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences) is a Public, 4 years school located in San Juan, PR. It is classified as a Medical school and medical center school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The graduate school tuition & fees at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is $10,140 for Puerto Rico residents and $10,140 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,861 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,218 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences (referred to as Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences) is a Public, 4 years school located in San Juan, PR. It is classified as a Medical school and medical center school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1946 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences (Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences)
AddressRio Piedras Medical Center, Americo Miranda Avenue, San Juan, PR 00936-5067
Phone787-758-2525
Webhttps://www.rcm.upr.edu
Online Applicationhttps://sistemas.rcm.upr.edu/admisiones
Financial Infohttps://de.rcm.upr.edu/asistencia-economica/contactenos
The graduate school tuition & fees at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is $10,140 for Puerto Rico residents and $10,140 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,861 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,218 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 67 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other).
Graduate School Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$10,140
$10,140 for Puerto Rico Residents
Student Population1,861
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs67 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio2 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is $10,140 in average for the academic year 2020-2021.
University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences offers the alternative tuition plans.
University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences 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 are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning OpportunitiesNo Special Learning Available or Reported
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services

Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

The graduate school tuition & fees of University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is $10,140. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -57.43% compared to previous academic year.
The school is active, but the current year tuition data is not available. The tuition & other costs are based on 2020-2021 data.
Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$6,467$3,245
2018-2019$8,400$3,209
2019-2020$20,520$3,300
2020-2021$6,840$3,300
The graduate school tuition & fees of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is very expensive 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-Medical Sciences$10,140
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 tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $190 at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -66.67% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$180
2018-2019$350
2019-2020$570
2020-2021$190

Graduate Programs at Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences

University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences offers 57 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 567 students have completed their study at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences.
Offered Degrees at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree320257
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship607
Doctor's degree - professional practice306
Doctor's degree - other50225
Post Bachelor's Degree5049
Post Master's Degree6023
Total570567
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Gerontology program with 19 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Nursing Science program with 45 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 106 completers.
University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences offers 57 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 567 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 257 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 225 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 6 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 49 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 23 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Biochemistry1-
Anatomy0-
Microbiology1-
Physiology0-
Pharmacology1-
Toxicology0-
Biostatistics14-
Epidemiology8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 20 completers-
Gerontology13-
Nutrition Sciences7-
Social Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Demography and Population Studies5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 207 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist10-
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery2-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology2-
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics0-
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology0-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator4-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist7-
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry0-
Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences1-
Public Health42$28,600
Environmental Health25-
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene11-
Public Health Education and Promotion13-
Maternal and Child Health0-
Health Services Administration17-
Public Health (other)26-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist15-
Nurse Anesthetist6-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Nursing Science22-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)4-
Total257
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Biochemistry1-
Anatomy2-
Microbiology2-
Physiology1-
Pharmacology1-
Toxicology0-
Total7
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 225 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist5-
Dentistry54-
Medicine106-
Pharmacy43-
Physical Therapy/Therapist17-
Total225
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Environmental Health3-
Public Health (other)3-
Nursing Science0-
Total6
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 14 completers-
Gerontology14-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist5-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist17-
Public Health (other)13-
Dietetics/Dietitian0-
Total49
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 23 completers-
Advanced General Dentistry12-
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery2-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology2-
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics5-
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology2-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)0-
Total23

Graduate Student Population at Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,861 students enrolled into University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences graduate schools where it has total 2,218 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,771 full-time and 90 part-time graduate students. By gender, 654 male and 1,207 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
Total1,8616541,207
Full-time1,7716251,146
Part-tme902961
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 3 White (0.16%), 1,857 Hispanic (99.79%), 1 Asian (0.05%), and 0 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,8616541,207
American Indian/Native American000
Asian110
Black/African American000
Hispanic1,8576511,206
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White321
Two More000
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien000
University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,861 graduate students (100.00% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,861
Enrolled Online Exclusively0
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,861
Not in Online Courses0
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences. 682 students are aged 20 to 24 (36.65% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.05%), 42 students are aged above 50 (2.26%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,8616541,207
Under 18101
Age 20-2127918
Age 22-24655231424
Age 25-29779294485
Age 30-3418561124
Age 35-39762155
Age 40-49962472
Age 50-64411427
Over 64101
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