Top Universities in Puerto Rico

Inter American University of Puerto Rico is the highest ranked institution in Puerto Rico (rated 963rd in the world) according to the 4icu.org world university rankings 2010, followed by University of Puerto Rico-Rio, Mayaguez Campus (1072nd globally). The Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico (PUPR) is placed in the top 5 nationally. PUPR is a leading private non-profit institution specializing in Engineering, Architecture, Land Surveying and Geomatics, and Business Administration. The School of Engineering and Geomatic Science of PUPR has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET, Inc.).

The Inter American University of Puerto Rico (UIPR) is a private university system in Puerto Rico, and is the largest private university in the Western Hemisphere. It was the first institution outside the continental United States to be accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, in 1944.

According to the Webometrcis rankings of world universities in July 2010, University of Puerto Rico-Rio, Mayaguez Campus is ranked 1st in Puerto Rico and 566th in the world, followed by University of Puerto Rico (1119th globally).

The University of Puerto Rico (UPR) offers a wide range of academic programs, including associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees; as well as postdoctoral, continuing education and professional growth programs. UPR is also ranked among the best 35 universities in Ibero-America by SCImago ranking in 2010.

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