University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,652
14.6% growth from 2021
2019 Default Rate
1.09%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,034
94.7% Full-Time

About

University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is a higher education institution located in San Juan Municipio, PR. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences were Medicine (103 degrees awarded), Dentistry (57 degrees), and Pharmacy (46 degrees).

In 2022, 770 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences. 69.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (764 degrees), 127 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is $5,652, which is $−9,289 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is $5,652, which is $−9,290 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

In 2022, 78% of undergraduate students attending University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 15% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,652
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences was $5,652. The cost of tuition at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is $−9,290 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

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Financial Aid by Income Level

78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
15%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

78% of undergraduate students at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 9.86% with respect to 2021, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.09%
2019 Default Rate
6
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences was 1.09%, which represents 6 out of the 548 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences had a total enrollment of 2,034 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is 1,926 students and the part-time enrollment is 108. This means that 94.7% of students enrolled at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences, both undergraduate and graduate, is 99.5% Hispanic or Latino, 0.442% White, and 0.0983% Asian.

Students enrolled at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (84.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (15.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (64.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (34.9%) and White Female (0.476%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,034 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is 1,926 and the part-time enrollment is 108. This means that 94.7% of students enrolled at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,023 enrolled students
  2. White
    9 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    2 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is 99.5% Hispanic or Latino, 0.442% White, and 0.0983% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 302 more women than men received degrees from University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is hispanic or latino (764 degrees awarded). There were 127 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is Medicine (103 degrees awarded), followed by Dentistry (57 degrees) and Pharmacy (46 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (680 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (27 degrees), and Biology (32 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences are Registered nurses (1,520,677 people), Physicians (548,445 people), Other managers (394,987 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (357,450 people), and Postsecondary teachers (257,563 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences in 2022 are Health (680 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (27 degrees), Biology (32 degrees), and Social Sciences (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Financial examiners

The most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences are Health (680 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (27 degrees), Biology (32 degrees), and Social Sciences (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,092,566 people), Elementary & secondary schools (687,177 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (612,912 people), Offices of physicians (434,697 people), and Outpatient care centers (387,160 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences are Health (680 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (27 degrees), Biology (32 degrees), and Social Sciences (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
  1. 103 degrees awarded
  2. 57 degrees awarded
  3. 46 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common professional doctorate concentration at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences was Medicine with 103 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

234
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
536
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 234 degrees were awarded to men at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences, which is 0.437 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (536).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 59 degrees were awarded to men at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences in Medicine, which is 1.34 times more than the 44 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 65 degrees were awarded to men at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences in Registered Nursing, which is 4.06 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    764 degrees awarded
  2. White
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is hispanic or latino (764 degrees awarded). There were 127 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    532 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    232 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences is hispanic or latino female (532 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (232 degrees).

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Operations

University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences has an endowment valued at nearly $4.04M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 2.41M (59.6%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences had a total salary expenditure of 216M. University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences employs 153 Professors, 65 Associate professors and 53 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences are Female Professor (92), Male Professor (61), and Female Associate professor (44).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences are: Office and Administrative Support, with 220 employees, Management, with 95 employees, and Service with 95 employees.

Endowment

$4.04M
2022 Endowment
28.2%
growth from 2021

University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences has an endowment valued at about $4.04M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences grew 28.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.6M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$156M
2022 Salaries
3.26%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences paid a median of $156M in salaries, which represents 72.2% of their overall expenditure ($216M) and a 3.26% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$26.3M
Instructional Salaries
323
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences paid a total of $26.3M to 323 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
153 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
220 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences were Professor with 153 employees, Associate professor with 65 employees, and Assistant professor with 53 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences were Office and Administrative Support with 220 employees, Management with 95 employees, and Service with 95 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences was Female Professor with 92 employees, Male Professor with 61 employees, and Female Associate professor with 44 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences.

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