FAST FACTS
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Location:Mayaguez
Setting:Urban
Population:100,000
Enrollment:12,000
On Campus:0%
Language:Spanish
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 8/13-12/16
  • Spring 1/15-5/22

Tuition & Payments
PLAN A: OPEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

PLAN B: OPEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$972

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$4,250

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN A, PLAN B

Campus Diversity
0%Caucasian
0%African American
99%Hispanic
0%Asian American
0%Native American
1%International
0%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog


NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


UPRM is the only Hispanic land-grant and sea-grant within the US that operates in a subtropical environment. UPRM enrolls over 12,000
students on its campus which occupies nearly 300 acres between hills and gardens with exotic and native plants. The campus offers 49 baccalaureate programs,30 masters and doctoral options through the Colleges of Engineering, Agricultural Sciences, Business Administration and Arts and Sciences. UPRM has been fully accredited since 1946 by the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges. All of its engineering programs are ABET accredited. The UPRM library has the best collection of scientific, technical books in the Caribbean and Latin America.

Helpful Information - The language of instruction is Spanish.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Agriculture: Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Sciences, Agronomy, Animal Sciences, Crop Science/Management, Horticulture, Mechanized Agriculture, Plant Protection, Soil Science

Area Studies: Hispanic Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art

Athletics: Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology, Microbiology

Business: Accounting, Administrative Office Management, Business Administration, Finance/Banking, Industrial Business, Management, Marketing, Office Management, Organizational Studies

Chemistry: Chemistry

Earth Sciences: Geology, Physical Sciences

Economics: Economics

Engineering: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

English: Comparative Literature, English

General Studies: Humanities, Social Sciences

Geography and Urban Studies: Surveying

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Nursing

History: History

Industrial Studies: Industrial Administration and Management, Industrial Microbiology

Information Studies: Computer Science, Information Systems

Mathematics: Mathematics

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Sociology

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from other NSE members within my own U.S. territory
  • 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 Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
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
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 6/17/2013.
  • Estimated cost: $972.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan A students.
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan A: 18
  • Plan B: 18
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 6/17/2013.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Health Insurance: $552 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory
ID Card: $5 Year Plan A & B Mandatory

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $552 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • CWS
  • SEOG
  • DL
Use FAFSA CODE: 003944

Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 6/17/2013.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Not available
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $450
  • Proximity to campus: walking distance
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal plans are not available.


All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.