Universities in Puerto Rico
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19 out of 28
  • Universities in Puerto Rico
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
25
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Puerto Rico
  • (21 institution and 4 subject rankings)
4
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Puerto Rico
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Puerto Rico
  • 14 Jul, 2022: Publication of THE Latin America Rankings. University of Puerto Rico System ranked #56.
  • 08 Jun, 2022: Latest QS World University Rankings from British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK. in position #1201.
  • 11 May, 2022: THE Times Higher Education, UK published most recent results of THE China Subject Ratings Overall. University of Puerto Rico System achieves position 891.
  • 27 Apr, 2022: New edition of THE University Impact Rankings - Life Below Water (SDG14). in position #53.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Puerto Rico

Engineering
#132 
University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus
Physics
#301 
University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus
Nursing & Health Care
#393 
Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, Metro Campus
Education
#501 
University of Puerto Rico System
Computer Science
#546 
University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras
Social Sciences
#601 
University of Puerto Rico System

Rankings of universities in Puerto Rico 2022

#1

University of Puerto Rico System

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #1 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #1 
  • #433 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#2

University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (99 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #537 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #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 at Rio Piedras

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (242 reviews)
  • #2 
  • #474 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #5 
  • #852 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only)
[Published 11 November, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #288 
US News Best National Universities
[Published 12 September, 2021]



#4

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (53 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #425 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only)
[Published 11 November, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 25 August, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #462 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (All Alumni)
[Published 11 November, 2021]


#5

Antillean Adventist University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (11 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #459 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only)
[Published 11 November, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #576 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (All Alumni)
[Published 11 November, 2021]

#6

University of the Sacred Heart, Puerto Rico

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (339 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #594 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only)
[Published 11 November, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #831 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (All Alumni)
[Published 11 November, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #9222 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#7

Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, San Germán

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (46 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #1011 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only)
[Published 11 November, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #263 
US News Best National Universities
[Published 12 September, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #201 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 25 August, 2021]

#8

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

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  • #7 
  • #1181 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only)
[Published 11 November, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #299 
US News Best National Universities
[Published 12 September, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #1025 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (All Alumni)
[Published 11 November, 2021]

#9

Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, Metro Campus

  • #8 
  • #1235 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only)
[Published 11 November, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #299 
US News Best National Universities
[Published 12 September, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #1231 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (All Alumni)
[Published 11 November, 2021]


#10

University of Puerto Rico at Ponce

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (33 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #158 
US News Best National Liberal Arts Colleges
[Published 12 September, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #8227 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#11

Bayamón Central University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (25 reviews)
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  • #8 
  • #1068 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (All Alumni)
[Published 11 November, 2021]

#12

University of Puerto Rico at Humacao

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (126 reviews)
  • #9 
  • #1127 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (All Alumni)
[Published 11 November, 2021]

#13

University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (24 reviews)
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  • #10 
  • #1211 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (All Alumni)
[Published 11 November, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #7895 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#14

Ana G. Méndez University, Carolina Campus

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (68 reviews)
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  • #12 
  • #1489 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (All Alumni)
[Published 11 November, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #4556 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#15

Ponce Health Sciences University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (44 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #4394 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#16

Albizu University, San Juan

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (8 reviews)
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  • #7 
  • #5322 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#17

EDP University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (13 reviews)
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  • #13 
  • #10282 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#18

University of Puerto Rico at Carolina

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (40 reviews)
  • #14 
  • #10811 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#19

Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music

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  • #15 
  • #11897 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#20

University of Puerto Rico at Utuado

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (20 reviews)

#21

School of Plastic Arts and Design of Puerto Rico

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (80 reviews)

#22

University College of San Juan

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (7 reviews)
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#23

Caribbean University of Puerto Rico

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (22 reviews)

#24

University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla

Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (15 reviews)

#25

NUC University


#26

San Juan Bautista School of Medicine


#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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University of Puerto Rico System ranks #1 in Puerto Rico in our meta ranking composed of 123 university rankings.

Among all universities in Puerto Rico University of Puerto Rico System is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 21 rankings where University of Puerto Rico System is listed.

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

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

Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, Metro Campus is ranked best in Puerto Rico for Medicine & Health (Nursing & Health Care). See all rankings for the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, Metro Campus.

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

University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras is ranked best in Puerto Rico for Computer Science (Computer Science). See all rankings for the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras.

University of Puerto Rico System is ranked best in Puerto Rico for Social Studies & Humanities (Social Sciences). See all rankings for the University of Puerto Rico System.

Ranking publishers

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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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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Payscale

Criteria used in ranking -Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only):
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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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