The University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras (Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras), also referred to as UPR-RP, is a public research university located on a 1.17 km2 campus in Río Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
UPR-RP serves more than 18,000 students, 20% graduate, and grants an average of over 3,000 degrees a year. It is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an Intensive Doctoral/Research University. As a public comprehensive doctoral institution, its academic offerings range from the baccalaureate to the doctoral degree, through 70 undergraduate programs and 19 graduate degrees with 71 specializations in the basic disciplines and professional fields.
UPR-RP is the largest campus in terms of student population of the University of Puerto Rico System, and is the first public university in the history of Puerto Rico.
Rio Pedras consists of twelve different colleges:
The UPRRP is considered the heart of the commercial and cultural area of Río Piedras, located in the central region of the capital city of San Juan. It is easily accessible via public transportation, including the Urban Train arriving to the vicinity of the enclosure that is easily identified at a distance by its landmark tower. The campus combines sidewalks, and landscaping between old and modern buildings that serve as evidence of architectural development of the past 107 years in Puerto Rican architecture.
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