University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences Graduate School

University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences (referred to as Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences) is a Public, 4 years school located in San Juan, PR.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is $14,260 for Puerto Rico residents and $14,260 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,770 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,034 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.
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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is $14,260 for Puerto Rico residents and $14,260 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,770 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,034 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 66 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other).
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$14,260
$14,260 for Puerto Rico Residents
Student Population1,770
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs66 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio2 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is $14,260 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $290.
Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Puerto Rico Residents$14,260
Out-of-State$14,260
Tuition per Credit Hour
Puerto Rico Residents$290
Out-of-State$290
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, 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
  • Academic/career services

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is $14,260. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 34.36% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$8,400$3,209
2019-2020$20,520$3,300
2020-2021$6,840$3,300
2021-2022$7,020$3,593
2022-2023$10,440$3,820
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 $19,499 and the Puerto Rico graduate tuition is $6,313 (public) / $6,088 (private).
The following 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$14,260
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Puerto Rico Graduate Schools$6,016$7,219
Public$6,313$6,313
Private$6,088
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $290 at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 48.72% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$350
2019-2020$570
2020-2021$190
2021-2022$195
2022-2023$290
For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $26,797 for Puerto Rico residents and $44,297 for out-of-state students.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for medical school at Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences
Puerto Rico ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Dentistry$17,000$11,932$34,000$11,932
Medicine$17,500$9,297$35,000$9,297
Pharmacy$13,000$6,718$26,000$6,718

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, 591 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 Degree320231
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship6017
Doctor's degree - professional practice3012
Doctor's degree - other50236
Post Bachelor's Degree5072
Post Master's Degree6023
Total570591
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 Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist program with 22 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Nursing Science program with 34 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 103 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 591 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 231 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 236 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 12 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 72 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 [+] 15 completers-
Biochemistry--
Anatomy--
Microbiology2-
Physiology--
Pharmacology1-
Toxicology--
Biostatistics5-
Epidemiology7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 7 completers-
Gerontology6-
Nutrition Sciences1-
Social Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Demography and Population Studies3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 206 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist8-
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery2-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology2-
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics--
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology--
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator--
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist8-
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry--
Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences2-
Public Health27$28,600
Environmental Health11-
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene8-
Public Health Education and Promotion15-
Maternal and Child Health--
Health Services Administration33-
Public Health (other)23-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist17-
Nurse Anesthetist11-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--
Nursing Science34-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)5-
Total231
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Biochemistry5-
Anatomy3-
Microbiology4-
Physiology3-
Pharmacology2-
Toxicology--
Total17
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 236 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist9-
Dentistry57-
Medicine103-
Pharmacy46-
Physical Therapy/Therapist21-
Total236
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Environmental Health4-
Public Health (other)8-
Nursing Science--
Total12
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 20 completers-
Gerontology20-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist22-
Public Health (other)6-
Total72
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery3-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology3-
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics3-
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology4-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)--
Total23

Graduate Student Population at Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 1,770 students enrolled into University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences graduate schools where it has total 2,034 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,681 full-time and 89 part-time graduate students. By gender, 608 male and 1,162 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
Total1,7706081,162
Full-time1,6815881,093
Part-tme892069
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 9 White (0.51%), 1,759 Hispanic (99.38%), 2 Asian (0.11%), and 0 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,7706081,162
American Indian/Native American000
Asian211
Black/African American000
Hispanic1,7596061,153
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White918
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. 291 graduate students (16.44% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 955 graduate students (53.95% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,770
Enrolled Online Exclusively291
Enrolled Some Online Courses955
Not in Online Courses524
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences. 643 students are aged 20 to 24 (36.33% of total students), 41 students are aged above 50 (2.32%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,7706081,162
Age 20-21251114
Age 22-24618214404
Age 25-29702246456
Age 30-3422286136
Age 35-39831667
Age 40-49792356
Age 50-64391128
Over 64211
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