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Río Piedras, Mayagüez and the Medical Sciences campuses offer postgraduate education. There are over 2,500 postgraduate courses available.  

Subjects include: 

  • Business Administration
  • Public Administration
  • Architecture
  • Communications
  • Law
  • Social Work
  • Education
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry and Nutrition
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology and Biophysical
  • Microbiology
  • Medical Zoo
  • Pharmacology
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Medical Emergency
  • Family Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Parasitology
  • Psychiatric
  • Radiology
  • Restorative Sciences
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 


Prospective postgraduate students at UPR are required to have the following admission requirements: 

  • A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent
  • Good command of Spanish and English

One of the following indices for your bachelor’s degree (on a scale where A = 4.00):

  • General graduation rate of 2.50 or more.
  • General specialty index of 3.00 or more.
  • Index of 3.00 or more in a minimum of 60 credits approved during the last five semesters of undergraduate studies
  • Standardized test
  • Interviews
  • Essay
  • Letter of intent and letter of approval from reviewers 


The tuition fees for American and International students are the same. Students pay $190 per credit for master’s programs and $200 per credit for doctoral programs. 

Apart from the cost per enrolled credit, all students pay: 

  • Technology fee: $25 per semester or summer session
  • Maintenance fee: $47 for each semester
  • Laboratory fee: $100 for each course with laboratory
  • Medical insurance: approximately $1,112 per year per basic coverage  


Students may qualify to receive Graduate Assistantship such as Teaching, Research or Service Assistantship. 

Any assistance with institutional funds includes exemption from tuition payment while if the assistance is with external funds, then the exemption from tuition payment will be subject to the type of research project. 

Student loans as well as study and work programs are available.  

The Rio Piedras and Mayagüez campuses offer a web-based application (Apply Yourself) to make the postgraduate application process easier and more convenient for students.  

The system allows students to create an account, view the admission requirements, complete the required forms, and access their application as often as they need. 

In the Medical Sciences campus, the application must be done through their Admission Office and the admissions requirements depends on the academic program.  

About

Río Piedras, Mayagüez and the Medical Sciences campuses offer postgraduate education. There are over 2,500 postgraduate courses available.  

Subjects include: 

  • Business Administration
  • Public Administration
  • Architecture
  • Communications
  • Law
  • Social Work
  • Education
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry and Nutrition
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology and Biophysical
  • Microbiology
  • Medical Zoo
  • Pharmacology
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Medical Emergency
  • Family Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Parasitology
  • Psychiatric
  • Radiology
  • Restorative Sciences
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 


Prospective postgraduate students at UPR are required to have the following admission requirements: 

  • A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent
  • Good command of Spanish and English

One of the following indices for your bachelor’s degree (on a scale where A = 4.00):

  • General graduation rate of 2.50 or more.
  • General specialty index of 3.00 or more.
  • Index of 3.00 or more in a minimum of 60 credits approved during the last five semesters of undergraduate studies
  • Standardized test
  • Interviews
  • Essay
  • Letter of intent and letter of approval from reviewers 


The tuition fees for American and International students are the same. Students pay $190 per credit for master’s programs and $200 per credit for doctoral programs. 

Apart from the cost per enrolled credit, all students pay: 

  • Technology fee: $25 per semester or summer session
  • Maintenance fee: $47 for each semester
  • Laboratory fee: $100 for each course with laboratory
  • Medical insurance: approximately $1,112 per year per basic coverage  


Students may qualify to receive Graduate Assistantship such as Teaching, Research or Service Assistantship. 

Any assistance with institutional funds includes exemption from tuition payment while if the assistance is with external funds, then the exemption from tuition payment will be subject to the type of research project. 

Student loans as well as study and work programs are available.  

The Rio Piedras and Mayagüez campuses offer a web-based application (Apply Yourself) to make the postgraduate application process easier and more convenient for students.  

The system allows students to create an account, view the admission requirements, complete the required forms, and access their application as often as they need. 

In the Medical Sciences campus, the application must be done through their Admission Office and the admissions requirements depends on the academic program.  

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