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  • Locations: San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: LSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2020 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Required: 2.5
Language Prerequisite: Proficiency, as evaluated by faculty APA Program Type: NSE Exchange - Domestic/Canada
Credit Type: LSU credits via transfer APA Advisor: Marissa Baham
Click here for a definition of this term NSE Tuition Plan(s): Plan A, Plan B
Program Description:

UPR Rio PiedrasUniversity of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras

The University of Puerto Rico is located in Rio Piedras in the Island's capital city of San Juan, one of the America's oldest towns. Puerto Rico is a charming island of eternal springtime and vivid colors. The scenery is superb, and its variety, on an island only 100 miles long by 35 miles wide, is truly astonishing. Nestled in a tropical setting between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico boasts more than 250 miles of beautiful shoretime, conductive to swimming, boating, and myriad of ther marine recreational activities.Including particular destination as Culebra Island which is cataloged to have the best beaches according to the Travel Channel.

Campus Location

The University of Puerto Rico is in the heart of the City of Rio Piedras, which is an university campus where accessible restaurant, drugs stores, supermarket, shops, etc.

Helpful Information

The language of instruction is Spanish.

Fast Facts

Campus Statistics

Location Setting Pop. Enroll Housing Lang. Type
San Juan, PR Urban 1,000,000 18,966 2% on-campus Spanish Semester

Campus Diversity

White African Amer. Hispanic Asian Native Amer. Int'l Other
0% 0% 99% 0% 0% 1% 0%

Available Tuition Payment Plans

Plan A Plan B
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus. You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out. OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
Placement availabilities may change at any time. Please reference the school's profile page on NSE.org for updated information.

Payment Estimates

Plan A Tuition/Fees Housing Only
$897 $1,200
These prices are estimates and are subject to change. Please reference the host university site for accurate details.

Programs of Study Open to NSE Students

For an accurate list of programs of study open to NSE students, please reference the list of "Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students" on the NSE School Profile for University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras.

This list is maintained by the host NSE coordinator and is kept up-to-date. All classes taken while on an NSE exchange will transfer back as LSU credit. The LSU NSE coordinator will work with you to determine course equivalencies.

Special Conditions

For a full list of special conditions, please visit www.NSE.org and search the NSE section of the APA website.

GPA and Other Academic Requirements

  • 2.5 GPA
  • The language of instruction is Spanish. Students must demonstrate Spanish language proficiency on their home campus prior to placement.

Exchange Preferences

  • Full-year exchange preferred
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus

Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)

  • Available

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students

  • No graduate students

Summer Exchange

  • Not available

International Students (Visa Students)

  • Will not accept