1. University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras
San Juan, PR
Most Puerto Ricans will probably not be surprised to hear that the University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras clinches the #1 spot on our ranking. The largest public research university on the island, UPR’s nearly 300-acre campus supports over 18,000 students at any given time – including both undergrads and graduate scholars.
Recognized as a “very high research activity” university by the Carnegie Educational Foundation and sporting a slim 28% acceptance rate, this top university in Puerto Rico is as prestigious as it is popular. Students enjoy access to the on-campus Museum of Art, History, and Anthropology as well as a dozen comprehensive schools and colleges, including the historic College of Education and the fully accredited School of Law.
Net Price: $2,318