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Applicants who are not United States citizens or permanent residents must petition Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico to issue official forms required by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, and upon completion of these forms and acceptance, these applicants will be classified as foreign students. An applicant desiring to enroll as a foreign student must submit the following documents:

High School Applicant with Form I-20

  1. An application for admission.
  2. Efficial certificates of secondary education (high school) graduation and official transcripts of prior academic work. All transcripts must be filed accompanied with a copy of the translation of the transcripts. Translations should be made and validated by a representative of the Department of State of the country of origin or the Consulate in Puerto Rico. A high school student must get an equivalency diploma for the Department of Public Education of Puerto Rico and have a minimum grade point average of 2.50/4.00 or equivalent for the engineering and architecture programs, or 2.00 for the land surveying and business administration.
  3. Payment of fifty dollars ($50.00) application fee. The application fee is non refundable and will not be applicable toward the student's registration charges.
  4. An Immunization Certificate if under 21 years of age.
  5. Evidence of ability to defray all expenses while studying in Puerto Rico.

Transfer Student with Form I-20

  1. An application for admission.
  2. Payment of fifty dollars ($50.00). The application feenon refundable.
  3. An immunization certificate under 21 years of age.
  4. All transfer students must submit a recommendation letter.
  5. An official transcript from each institution of Higher Education previously attended. The transcript should be sent directly from the institution of origin to the Admissions Office. Translations should be made and validate by a representative of the Department of State of the country of origin or its consulate in Puerto Rico.
  6. Evidence of the ability to defray all expenses while studying in Puerto Rico.


World Education Services

If you have attended College or University in another country, your transcripts will need to evaluated by an independent institution.

The Polythecnic University of Puerto Rico (PUPR) accepts transcript evaluations prepared by World Education Services (WES). Please visit www.wes.org to find out more about getting your transcripts prepared for The Polythecnic University of Puerto Rico.


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