Research Facts and Statistics


National Ranking:

The UPR School of Engineering ranks 9th graduating engineers in the US; 1st graduating Hispanics, and second graduating women.

The Río Piedras campus ranks 112 among the top 200 public universities and 139 among the top 200 private and public universities awarding doctoral degrees in the United States.

The UPR Medical Sciences Campus ranks 115 among the top 200 public universities and 166 among the top 200 private and public universities in federal research expenditures.

The Carnegie Foundation has classified the mayor campuses of the University of Puerto Rico as:

Rio Piedras Campus - High Research Activity campus

Mayaguez Campus - Master Colleges and Universities (larger programs) campus

Medical Science Campus - Special Focus Institutions Medical Schools and Medical Center




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