Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico

About Us

The Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico (UPPR) is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian, mixed institution, founded in 1966. It is currently the largest private engineering school in Puerto Rico and the only one in San Juan, capital of Puerto Rico. It is also the largest private school “Hispanic Serving Engineering School” in the United States and its territories.

Within the United States and its territories, the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is the second largest institution to graduate Hispanic engineers. At present, more than 40% of the engineers graduated in Puerto Rico are alumni of the Polytechnic University. Currently, there are about 4,500 students on the San Juan campus.

Why Choose Us?

All UPPR programs are authorized by the state licensing agency (Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico) and accredited by the US Higher Education Commission. “Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools” (MSACS, 2005). Its engineering programs in Chemichal, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical, as well as Surveying and Cartography are accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET). The Architecture Program is accredited by the National Architecture Accrediting Board (NAAB) and the School of Management by the International Assembly for Collegial Business Education (IACBE).

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