University of Puerto Rico

4.2 out of 5 (41 ratings / 40 reviews) Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
The Mayagüez campus of the University of Puerto Rico it is an educational entity with a mix and multicultural heritage focused on students with a desire to obtain a solid academic preparation, which this campus offer with both udergraduate as well as graduate studies, to better prepare themselves for the challenges that lay ahead of them in their professional lives. This campus is ideal for students with an enthusiasm and desire to better themselves in their knowledge and skills to become successful professionals.

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Mission and Goals Within the philosophical framework established by the University of Puerto Rico Act, the Mayagüez campus directs its efforts towards the development of educated, cultured citizens, capable of critical thinking, and professionally qualified in the fields of agricultural, social and natural sciences, engineering, humanities and business administration. They should be able to contribute in an efficient manner to the cultural, social, and economic development of the Puerto Rican and international communities. This process is aimed at endowing our alumni with a strong technical and professional background and instill a strong commitment to Puerto Rico and our hemisphere.Our alumni should have the necessary skills and knowledge to participate effectively in the search of solutions to the problems facing us, to promote the enrichment of the arts and culture, the development and transfer of technology as well to uphold the essential attitudes and values of a democratic society.

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The Mayagüez Campus of the University of Puerto Rico is fully accredited by the Council of Higher Education of Puerto Rico. It holds membership in the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since 1946. It is also a member of the Association of HispanicAmerican Universities. Our academic programs are accredited by professional entities such as The American Chemical Society, The National League of Nursing, and Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).The Mayagüez Campus of the University of Puerto Rico is a member of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) since 1966. ORAU is a private, non-profit consortium of 65 colleges and universities that acts as management and operating contractor for the US Department of Energy (DOE).

Student Reviews

Hoy es un gran día para aprender.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Estudiar es grandioso y más cuando haces algo que añoras. Después de muchos años poder aprender de aquello a lo que te quieres dedicar es fascinante. Así que, mi experiencia esta siendo un sueño, a veces se complica por tareas, pero, eso es lo de menos. Esfuérzate y triunfa.

Complicated Relationship with Univ & Program
Alannah Hernandez rated 3 out of 5 stars

I love the Caribbean Literature Program (housed in the English Department & classes are in English)! I have learned SO much, and it is a nice change from a 'regular/general' English PhD literature program. I have learned a lot about colonialism and post-colonialism, discourses of power, cultures of the different islands. Most of the professors I have had have been good/...

How I survived "El Colegio"
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

At first, it was very difficult to study and concentrate on classes. I did not have any study habits. After a couple of failures and bad choices, I started changing the way I studied. Visiting professors was a regularity when I started to have good grades. Reviewing, reviewing and reviewing helped me understand the material better. I had to do extra work to pass my...


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