Schools & Universities in Puerto Rico

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Universidad del Este (UNE)

MBA Puerto Rico Carolina Arecibo Barceloneta Cabo Rojo Santa Isabel Yauco August 2017 + 3 more

Universidad del Este (UNE) is a private non-profit institution of higher education and a component of the Ana G. Méndez University System. Its main campus is located in Carolina and its five Off-Campus sites located in Yauco, Utuado, Cabo Rojo, Barceloneta, and Santa Isabel. Universidad del Este has also established two branch campuses located in the state of Florida, one in Orlando and the other in Miramar. The Carolina campus is within easy reach of the entire Eastern … [+] part of the island. Its 21 acres suburban campus and its modern and spacious buildings provide an ideal atmosphere for the learning experience. The Off-Campus centers also have spacious facilities to meet the learning needs of the students. A professionally oriented institution, Universidad del Este offers twenty-nine baccalaureate programs and fourteen associate degrees, including programs in business, education, liberal arts, hospitality management and sciences. Founded in l949, as Puerto Rico Junior College, it has continued to grow into a four-year institution in 1992 and finally evolving into a university in 2001. UNE’s student population consists mostly of commuting young adults from the surrounding communities. The 12,000 student body is comprised of undergraduates and graduates in the Carolina campus, its five Off-Campus sites, and the two Florida Branch Campuses. The graduate programs initiated in August 2001 in the Carolina campus. The programs offered are in Business Administration, Social Work, Education, Public Affairs, and Criminal Justice. The academic staff consists of one hundred (100) full time faculty and about five hundred and twelve (512) part-time professors. The total of the part-time professors include all the campuses and graduate level programs. 38% of the full time faculty has doctorates and the other hold masters degrees in their fields of expertise. Accreditation Middle States Commission on Higher Education Puerto Rico Council of Higher Education Puerto Rico Council of General Education Joint Review of the Health Commission in Radiologic Technology International Association for Continuing Education and Training Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration. The contact info is: Oficina de Asuntos Internacionales/International Affairs Office: ue_international@suagm.edu Oficina de Admisiones/Admissions Office: admisiones-une@suagm.edu +1-787-257-7373 ext. 9-3341 +1-787-257-7373 ext. 9-3336 +1-787-257-7373 ext. 9-2237 [-]


Universidad Metropolitana (UMET)

Puerto Rico San Juan Aguadilla Bayamón Comerío Jayuya August 2017 + 1 more

About the school Universidad Metropolitana is a private post-secondary educational institution and a member of the Ana G. Méndez University System (AGMUS), a non-profit organization. History Six decades ago, three distinguished educators, Ana G. Méndez, Florencio Pagán Cruz, and Alfredo Muñiz Souffront recognized the need for new approaches in education to keep pace with social and economic changes in Puerto Rico. In 1949, they laid the groundwork for the… [+] creation of modern, flexible institutions of higher education. The first of three such institutions, Puerto Rico Junior College, opened its doors in 1949. It started with a campus in Río Piedras, and in 1959 moved to new facilities in Cupey. In 1969, the founders organized the Ana G. Méndez Educational Foundation (AGMEF) in order to extend their twenty years of experience in higher education to a broader population. As part of this ongoing development, the Colegio Universitario Metropolitano was established in the Cupey campus in 1980, and became Universidad Metropolitana in 1985. Mission Universidad Metropolitana’s mission is to provide its students with an atmosphere of academic freedom and intellectual challenge, the necessary resources to help them develop high cultural and ethic values, critical thinking, intellectual curiosity, linguistic and technological skills as well as personal and professional skills required for success in their professions and their daily lives. The academic experience is supported by modern technologies applied to teaching, learning, and process assessment. UMET's distinctive institutional features are marked by the commitment to the quality of learning, undergraduate and graduate scientific research, local and international internship opportunities and student and faculty exchange with prestiged Institutions, and community service. UMET is highly committed to environmental resources preservation and their sustainable development. Universidad Metropolitana subscribes to a flexible admissions policy that provides open channels of communication between the academic community and the administration to simplify administrative procedures and directly involve the academic community in the decision-making process within a traditional hierarchy of rules and regulations. This policy is supported by a highly qualified faculty, committed to academic excellence. Students’ support services are integrated and geared towards the achievement of their academic, social and cultural goals. Universidad Metropolitana recognizes its responsibility to offer "face-to-face", as well as distance learning services to expand higher education options in Puerto Rico. UMET is a learning community that responds swiftly to the needs and interests of its students, faculty and administrative personnel set in adequate, safe and attractive facilities. Team work and a deep sense of belonging between groups is favorable to the personal and professional development of its human resources. Universidad Metropolitana recognizes that education is a lifelong process and values adult education as a contribution to non traditional forms of higher education. UMET promotes individual and collective commitment with excellence in all aspects of the post-secondary education realm in an environment of great intellectual challenge with ample opportunities for the development of human talent and potential. Foreign and International Students Foreign and International Students that apply as new students must submit the following documents: Official transcript of last studies Certificate of Equivalence of the academic credentials EXADEP (PAEG) or GRE scores. Completed Affidavit of Support form (I-134) provided by the Admissions and Financial Aid Office authorization. Evidence of Visa (F1), Card of Resident permanent or evidence of card that indicates to study. A non-refundable application fee of $25.00 payable to Universidad Metropolitana. Foreign Students applying as transfer students must bring the following documents: Official transcript of last studies. A copy of the Catalog of the University attended in the country of origin. Evidence of Visa (F1), Card of Resident permanent or evidence of card that indicates to study. A non-refundable application fee of $25.00 payable to Universidad Metropolitana. *The student has 45 days to deliver the credit transcript, if the students do not comply with this term, his registration will be cancelled. Contact information: Oficina de asuntos internacionales umetinternacional@suagm.edu Admisiones admisiones-umet@suagm.edu Tel. (787) 766-1717, ext. 9-6532 Tel. (787) 766-1717, ext. 9-6657 Tel. (787) 766-1717, ext. 9-6321 [-]


Universidad del Turabo

MBA Puerto Rico Gurabo

Founded in 1972, Universidad del Turabo (UT) is a professionally oriented institution located in the central eastern region of Puerto Rico. The main campus is located in the municipality of Gurabo (20 minutes south of San Juan). Its 140-acre campus provides an ideal atmosphere that enhances the students’ learning experiences. UT has a main campus and five university centers across the island: Cayey, Yabucoa, Barceloneta, Isabela, and Ponce; it also offers several p… [+] rograms at AGMUS’ US branch campuses. The academic offerings are organized into eight areas: Engineering, Science and Technology, Health Sciences, Education, Business and Entrepreneurship, Design and Architecture, Social Sciences, and General Studies. UT serves a diverse student body from the surrounding communities and from 23 countries (mostly Latin America). The student population of approximately 15,500 is composed of young adults and professionals. The academic staff consists of approximate of 205 full-time faculty members and 55% approximately hold doctoral degrees. [-]


Universidad Ana G. Méndez

Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (US) Online

Universidad Ana G. Méndez is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian university, directed to serving the local and international community. It seeks to provide the needs of students who require to break time and space barriers in order to obtain a quality education, which will enable them to satisfy the demands of modern society. UAGM is an institutional entity dedicated particularly to the development, offering and management of distance academic programs at the undergraduate … [+] and graduate levels, as well as other educational projects and distance education initiatives. The Institution acknowledges that distance education is the educational alternative planned for the design of interactive, dynamic and social learning environments, aimed at a diverse and dispersed student population. The educational modality is mediated through innovative information and telecommunication technologies, which contribute to the construction of knowledge and the exchange of information through synchronous and asynchronous interactivity. UAGM trains and certifies its faculty members as distance educators and with its technological infrastructure manages the publication of online courses. The faculty professional development process combines a sequence of workshops addressed to enhance learning concepts and skills development required to work as instructor of an online distance education course. [-]


Ponce Health Sciences University

Puerto Rico Ponce

Ponce Health Sciences University is dedicated to providing the highest quality graduate medical education programs available. This goal, in addition to the university’s research and health services programs, continues a 40 year tradition of enhancing our profession and contributing to our community. Recognized both in Puerto Rico and abroad for educational service and research achievements, the university continues its focus in the disciplines of Medicine, Clinical P… [+] sychology, Biomedical Sciences and Public Health. To meet future challenges in the healthcare industry, the university is launching an innovative selection of masters and certificate programs specifically designed to fill service gaps within the profession and enhance the healthcare community with highly trained practitioners. Our commitment to educational excellence is an underlying value that leads the university to seek and recruit not only outstanding faculty but also outstanding students. By combining expanded academic and professional educational offerings in a cooperative and intimate learning environment, the Ponce Health Sciences University continues to graduate highly competent healthcare professionals dedicated to their community and the expanding future needs of their profession. [-]


University of Health Sciences Antigua

Antigua and Barbuda Antigua USA Chicago Puerto Rico San Juan September 2017 + 1 more

Founded in 1982, the University of Health Sciences Antigua (UHSA) located in Dowhill, Piccadilly Antigua is an outstanding academic institution dedicated to educating exemplary physicians, nurses, postgraduates and researchers in accordance with the highest professional standards who will integrate clinical, biomedical and behavioral knowledge to promote the health and well-being of patients and communities. We are committed to educating physicians and health care professionals… [+] who will address national and international challenges in medicine with an emphasis on primary care and be known for excellence in practice, service, compassion, collegiality and scientific curiosity while demonstrating sensitivity to the diverse cultural environments in which medical care is delivered. At the University of Health Sciences Antigua, we are actively seeking men and women who are committed to the goal of making a positive contribution to health care. Do you want to be part of this journey to reach this goal? We invite you to continue your quest and explore all that UHSA has to offer. [-]


Inter American University of Puerto Rico

MBA Puerto Rico Aguadilla Arecibo Barranquitas Bayamón Fajardo Guayama San Juan San Germán Ponce USA Orlando January 2016 + 8 more

The Inter American University of Puerto Rico is a private, nonprofit higher education institution, with Christian roots. For over 100 years, it has been dedicated to preparing students in all branches of the humanities, social, and scientific work. It has served as a cultural bridge between North America and Latin America. Rev. John Will Harris founded the institution in 1912, as an elementary and high school, as the Polytechnic Institute of Puerto Rico, in Lomas de… [+] Santa Marta, San Germán. It is there where the San Germán Campus is located today. In 1927, the first college class graduated. In 1944, the institution was accredited by the Middle States Association of College and Secondary Schools, becoming the first liberal arts college to receive such accreditation in Puerto Rico and outside the continental United States. This accreditation has been maintained through the years. The University offers academic programs in eleven academic units, namely: Aguadilla, Arecibo, Barranquitas, Bayamón, Fajardo, Guayama, Metropolitan, Ponce, and San Germán; and two professional schools, the School of Optometry and the School of Law. There also is an online academic offering with over 50 programs in Spanish and English. Currently, the Inter American University of Puerto Rico maintains an enrollment of about 40,000 students, representing 21% of the university student population and 35% of students enrolled in private institutions in Puerto Rico. School of Aeronautics INTER includes a School of Aeronautics dedicated to training professionals for the aviation industry, airport management, and airlines. The institution offers a Bachelor of Aviation Management and a Bachelor of Aircraft Systems Management (Professional Pilot), the only program accredited in Latin America by the prestigious Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI). The School has its own hangar, modern flight simulators, and a fleet of ten aircraft for flight training. The School of Aeronautics is located at the Fernando Ribas Dominicci Airport in Isla Grande, San Juan. School of Engineering The Bayamón Campus offers Bachelor’s Degrees in Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, all three accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). The Campus is also pursuing the accreditation of the Computer Engineering program. The accreditation helps to attest the commitment of the academic programs with continuous quality assessment and improvement. ABET accredits approximately 3,600 programs at over 700 colleges and universities in 29 countries. One of our most recent developments in graduate studies is the development of two new modalities of Master Degrees in Mechanical Engineering: Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, and Master in Engineering. In each modality two specializations are offered: Aerospace and Energy. The campus also offers two specializations of master degrees in Electrical Engineering: The specialization in Control Systems and the specialization in Power Systems. Department of Business Administration Some of our Business Administration programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Council is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence on a diverse and global scale. Please do not hesitate to ask for more information regarding this accreditation. Other Academic Offerings in: - Natural Sciences - Health Sciences - Communications - Information Technology - Biology and Biotechnology - Environmental Sciences and Chemistry - Social and Political Sciences - Education - Criminal Justice - Psychology - Tourism - Social Work About Puerto Rico The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States of America. Puerto Ricans are American citizens, thus, they share the same legal system and use the dollar (USD) as their official currency. If you are an international student, you must request a visa, which upon approval, will allow you to travel anywhere within the United States of America. The regional airports, as well as the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, offer flights to and from the most important cities in the United States, Latin America, and Europe. Benefits of Studying in Puerto Rico - High-quality education: Puerto Rico is governed by the exact same standards as higher education institutions in the USA. - Solid educational system: INTER is licensed by the Council on Education of Puerto Rico, and accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), which is the same association that serves higher education institutions in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, the Virgin Islands, and others. - Affordable and strategic education: The cost per academic credit is an average of one third when compared to public institutions in the USA, and complies with the same quality standards. Also, because of our Latin American idiosyncrasy and our political relationship with the USA, we offer a unique platform for the better understanding of both Anglo-Saxon and international civil rights. This flexibility further serves as an added value to the education that we offer our students, where they are geared towards becoming global citizens. - Bilingual experience: Puerto Rico has two official languages – Spanish and English – making INTER the optimal destination for those interested in learning Spanish, without having to completely rely or depend on it for their day to day activities and habitual functionality. - Privileged year-round climate: The temperature fluctuates within the 80°F range all year, which is ideal for sports and outdoor activities. There is an incredible cultural richness influenced by our European, African, and indigenous Taíno Indian traditions. [-]


University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras

MBA Puerto Rico San Juan

University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras is a public institution that was founded in 1903. It has an urban setting and the campus size is 274 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. School mission and unique qualities : Mission: As a public institution of higher education entrusted by law its principal mission is to achieve the following objectives: To transmit and enhance knowledge through the arts and sciences, and to make this knowledge available for… [+] the service of the community through the action of its professors, researchers, other personnel, students, and alumni. To contribute to the development, cultivation, and enjoyment of the aesthetic and ethic values of culture. [-]