Universities in Puerto Rico
- Rankings & Reviews -

21 out of 28
  • Universities in Puerto Rico
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
17
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Puerto Rico
  • (12 institution and 5 subject rankings)
1
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Puerto Rico
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Puerto Rico
  • 25 Oct, 2021: Us News published most recent results of US News: Best Global Universities. Mayaguez, University of Puerto Rico achieves position 988.
  • 13 Oct, 2021: Publication of THE World University Rankings by Subject - Times Higher Education (Business and Economics). San Juan, University of Puerto Rico with highest ranking among universities in Puerto Rico ranked #501.
  • 23 Sep, 2021: Latest QS Employability Rankings from British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK. in position #301.
  • 16 Sep, 2021: Publication of RUR Reputation Ranking. San Juan, University of Puerto Rico ranked #378.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Puerto Rico

Public Health
#90 
San Juan, University of Puerto Rico
History
#106 
University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
Engineering
#106 
Mayaguez, University of Puerto Rico
English
#122 
University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
Physics
#301 
Mayaguez, University of Puerto Rico
Education
#501 
San Juan, University of Puerto Rico

Rankings of universities in Puerto Rico 2022

#1

San Juan, University of Puerto Rico

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #1 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #421 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Mayaguez, University of Puerto Rico

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (99 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #528 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #173 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only)
[Published 11 November, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #988 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


#3

University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (242 reviews)
  • #2 
  • #524 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #994 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only)
[Published 19 August, 2019]
  • #2 
  • #288 
US News Best National Universities
[Published 12 September, 2021]



#4

Interamerican University of Puerto Rico

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (46 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #263 
US News Best National Universities
[Published 12 September, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #201 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 25 August, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #125 
UniRank 4icu - Top Spanish-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 July, 2020]

#5

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (53 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #425 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only)
[Published 11 November, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #375 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only)
[Published 19 August, 2019]
  • #3 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 25 August, 2021]

#6

Pontifical University of Puerto Rico

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  • #4 
  • #299 
US News Best National Universities
[Published 12 September, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #113 
UniRank 4icu - Top Spanish-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 July, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #7441 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#7

Metropolitan Campus, Inter-American University of Puerto Rico

  • #3 
  • #299 
US News Best National Universities
[Published 12 September, 2021]


#8

University of the Sacred Heart

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (339 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #899 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only)
[Published 19 August, 2019]
  • #4 
  • #914 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (All Alumni)
[Published 15 August, 2020]
  • #12 
  • #8489 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#9

Antillean Adventist University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (11 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #459 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only)
[Published 11 November, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #543 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only)
[Published 19 August, 2019]
  • #2 
  • #517 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (All Alumni)
[Published 15 August, 2020]

#10

Bayamón Central University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (25 reviews)
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  • #5 
  • #1082 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (All Alumni)
[Published 15 August, 2020]

#11

University of Puerto Rico-Humacao

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (126 reviews)
  • #6 
  • #1096 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (All Alumni)
[Published 15 August, 2020]

#12

Ponce Health Sciences University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (44 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #4490 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#13

Eastern University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (68 reviews)
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  • #5 
  • #4749 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#14

Carlos Albizu University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (8 reviews)
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  • #8 
  • #5854 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#15

University of Puerto Rico-Ponce

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (33 reviews)
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  • #9 
  • #6790 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #158 
US News Best National Liberal Arts Colleges
[Published 12 September, 2021]

#16

University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo Campus

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (24 reviews)
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  • #11 
  • #7460 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#17

San Juan Bautista School of Medicine

  • #13 
  • #9748 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#18

National Universicty College-Bayamon

  • #14 
  • #10343 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#19

University of Puerto Rico-Utuado

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (20 reviews)
  • #15 
  • #10775 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#20

University of Puerto Rico-Carolina

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (40 reviews)
  • #16 
  • #11104 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#21

Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music

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  • #17 
  • #11408 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#22

School of Plastic Arts and Design of Puerto Rico

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (80 reviews)

#23

University College of San Juan

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (7 reviews)
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#24

Caribbean University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (22 reviews)

#25

EDP University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (13 reviews)
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#26

University of Puerto Rico-Aguadilla

Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (15 reviews)

#27

Columbia Central University-Caguas

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#28

School of Business Administration, Universidad Ana G. Méndez Recinto de Gurabo


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San Juan, University of Puerto Rico ranks #1 in Puerto Rico in our meta ranking composed of 102 university rankings.

Among all universities in Puerto Rico San Juan, University of Puerto Rico is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 15 rankings where San Juan, University of Puerto Rico is listed.

San Juan, University of Puerto Rico is ranked best in Puerto Rico for Medicine & Health (Public Health). See all rankings for the San Juan, University of Puerto Rico.

University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras is ranked best in Puerto Rico for Social Studies & Humanities (History). See all rankings for the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras.

Mayaguez, University of Puerto Rico is ranked best in Puerto Rico for Engineering (Engineering). See all rankings for the Mayaguez, University of Puerto Rico.

University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras is ranked best in Puerto Rico for Languages & Literature (English). See all rankings for the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras.

Mayaguez, University of Puerto Rico is ranked best in Puerto Rico for Natural Sciences (Physics). See all rankings for the Mayaguez, University of Puerto Rico.

San Juan, University of Puerto Rico is ranked best in Puerto Rico for Education (Education). See all rankings for the San Juan, University of Puerto Rico.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings: Latin America:
Academic Reputation 30%
Employer Reputation 20%
Faculty to Student Ratio 10%
Staff with PhD 10%
International research network 10%
Citations per Paper 10%

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Payscale

Criteria used in ranking -Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only):
Ranking is based on ROI

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Criteria used in ranking -Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only):
Ranking is based on ROI

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Latin America Rankings:
Teaching (the learning environment) 36%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 34%
Citations (research influence) 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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