IAU Member

United States of America - Puerto Rico

top General Information


Street:Central Office
P.O. Box 363255
Calle Galileo 399
Urbanización Jardines Metropolitanos

City:San Juan

Province:Puerto Rico

Post Code:00936-3255

Tel.:+1(787) 766-1912

Fax:+1(787) 751-3375


Other Sites

Campuses and schools in Aguadilla, Arecibo, Barranquitas, Bayamón, Fajardo, Guayama, Ponce, San Germán, San Juan.

Institution Funding



Founded 1912 as Polytechnic Institute of Puerto Rico. Acquired present title 1957. Composed of 11 campuses and schools.

Academic Year

August to December; January to May

Tuition Fees

National:Tuition costs range from $183.00 per credit hour for most undergraduate degrees, up to $417.00 per credit hour for doctorate degrees. School of Law is $650.00 per credit hour and School of Optometry starts at approximately $26,750.00 per academic year (2 semesters). Fees will depend on the type of admission and other additional fees that are required during the academic year. (USD)

International:Same as for national students (USD)



Accrediting Agency

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Religious Affiliation


Student Body


top Officers

Head : Manuel J. Fernós

Job title:President

International Relations Officer : Gina M. Jiménez Rodríguez

Job title:Student Services Coordinator

International Relations Officer : Tatiana Colorado Aponte

Job title:Assistant Vice President of International Relations

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Doctor's Degrees (Professional Practice)

Doctor's Degree (Research/Scholarship)

Updated on 09-08-2018