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Research Facts and Statistics


Degrees Conferred:

During the last 5 years (2004-2008) the UPR has conferred 46,987 academic degrees

In the areas of science, engineering and technology, crucial for the economic development of Puerto Rico, the number of degrees conferred averages 38% per year

UPR graduate programs are developing very quickly: they conferred 380 PhD's in the last 5 years (47% in science and technology).

The UPR contributes with over 16% of all degrees awarded to Hispanics in the US in Science and Technology

In 2005-2006, the UPR School of Engineering ranks 1st graduating chemical engineers in the US; 1st graduating Hispanics, and second graduating women.

In 2007, the American Society of Engineering Education acknowledged that the UPR school of Engineering ranks among the 20 largest engineering programs.


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