University of Puerto Rico system Tuition Fees

For the academic year, the undergraduate tuition & fees at the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras is -$1 for Puerto Rico residents and $4,940 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees are -$1 for students living in Puerto Rico and $3,990 for others. The Living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $14,161 when a student lives off-campus.

Its total cost of attendance (COA) is $21,269 when living off-campus for the academic year 2019-2020. It includes tuition, fees, book & supplies costs, room & board, and other living expenses. The following table and chart illustrate the COA by living preferences and tuition rates.

In-StateOut-of-State
Total Costs– (On-Campus)
$14,161 (Off-Campus)
$7,108 (On-Campus)
$21,269 (Off-Campus)
Tuition & Fees-$1$3,990
Books & Supplies$2,168
Room & Board$11,161 (off-campus)
Other Expenses$3,000 (off-campus)
Average Financial Aid$9,467
Total Costs After Receiving Aid-$9,467 (On-Campus)
$4,694 (Off-Campus)
-$2,359 (On-Campus)
$11,802 (Off-Campus)

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year, the undergraduate tuition & fees are -$1 for Puerto Rico residents and $4,940 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 17.68% compared to the academic year.

2019202020212022
In-State$4,054$4,168-$2-$1
Out-of-State$6,009$6,152$4,198$4,940

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year, the graduate tuition & fees are -$1 for Puerto Rico residents and $3,990 for out-of-state students. The graduate program tuition rates are increased by 10.22% compared to the academic year .

2019202020212022
In-State$3,519$3,620-$2-$1
Out-of-State$6,894$7,040$3,620$3,990

Tuition Per Credit Hour

For the academic year, the tuition per credit hour for part-time students or overloaded credits for full-time students is $0 for Puerto Rico residents and $154 for out-of-state students for undergraduate programs.

For graduate programs, the tuition per credit hour is $0 for Puerto Rico residents and $205 for out-of-state students. The tuition per credit hour are increased by -15,500.00% compared to the academic year .

2019202020212022
UndergraduateIn-State$115$124
Out-of-State$173$186$154
GraduateIn-State$188$190
Out-of-State$375$380$205

Books & Supplies

For the academic year, the average cost for purchasing books and course supplies is $2,168. The following table and charts illustrate the changes of the books & supplies costs at the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras.

2019202020212022
Books & Supplies$2,168$2,168$2,168$2,168