Profile: University of Puerto Rico, Cayey

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  • Fall 08/14-12/22
  • Spring 01/10-05/30

Tuition & Payments

You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

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

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Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:

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Costs For Room And Meals:

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Campus Profile

The University of Puerto Rico at Cayey is located in the mountains of the central region area of Puerto Rico. Cayey is situated 45 minutes from San Juan and Ponce, the major cities of Puerto Rico. With a short drive in each direction you will find the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Puerto Rico's one season climate invites participation in outdoor activities such as fishing, scuba diving, wind surfing, sailing, swimming and other recreational activities.

The University of Puerto Rico at Cayey is situated on a beautiful park-like campus of 145 acres. It offers it's 3,696 students 28 bachelor degrees programs in business administration, education, sciences, arts, humanities, hispanic studies, social and behavioral sciences.

Campus Location - Our campus is located in the eastern center area of the Island. We are situated in a small town of the Island with a population of 48,119. We are surrounded by nature, mountains and rivers. Cayey is just 45 minutes away from San Juan, Puerto Rico's beautiful capital city.

Helpful Information - The language of instruction is Spanish. Certain advanced Spanish courses might be limited depending on language proficiency. Must have a interview with a spanish professor before being placed.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Area Studies: Hispanic Studies

Athletics: Adapted Physical Education, Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Administrative Office Management, Business Administration, Management, Office Administration, Secretarial Administration/Science

Chemistry: Chemistry

Earth Sciences: Physical Sciences

Education: Adapted Physical Education, Elementary Education, English, Junior High/Middle School, Physical Education, Science, Secondary Education, Spanish, Special Education

English: English

Foreign Language: Spanish

General Studies: Arts and Science, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Social Studies

Health and Safety Sciences: Mental Health

History: History

Mathematics: Mathematics, Mathematics-Physics

Military Sciences: Army ROTC, Military Sciences

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Humanistic Studies

Physics: Chemical Physics, Physics

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Sociology

Notable Academic Programs
Business Administration

Registration Priority GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences Mid-Year Exchange Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students Summer Exchange International Students (Visa Students)
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 7/10/2017.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Health Insurance: $600 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory
ID Card: $5 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Technology Fee: $25 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory
Maintenance Fee: $55 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory

Important Notes: There is a $33.00 lab. fee if students take a class that requires a lab. (science, psychology or certain education classes) The OFFICIAL cost for books and supplies is $1,084 per semester (Financial Aid Office)

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $600 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 eligible 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:

Use FAFSA CODE: 007206

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

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing Notes About Housing
Female exchange students may choose to live in our on-campus guesthouse. We also have an apartment for male students located off-campus, but within walking distance and there's a bus that has route scheduled to leave every 15 minutes.

Meal Plans Per Semester

Notes About Meal Plans
Inside the University we have a cafeteria, there are lots of restaurants and food markets in walking distance.

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