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Students applying for admission to a higher education institution for the first time are considered to be freshman applicants. All students applying for admission to the freshman class of Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico must meet the following requirements:

  1. File an application for admission. The application for admission form contains important information for which the applicant is responsible. Any false information given in the application form will be enough reason to reject said application, unless the applicant is able to prove to the Registrar or the Director of Admissions that such information was given without malice aforethought.
  2. Applicants to the PUPR Undergraduate Programs will be admitted according to the following table:
    Discipline IGS
    Engineering 245
    Architecture 250
    Land Surveying 230

    Business Administration

    230
    To Obtain the IGS is necessary the High School Index and the results of the  Aptitude Test.
  3. To Obtain the IGS is necessary the High School Index and the results of the Aptitude Test.

    Applicants who do not meet the stated IGS can request, in writing, special consideration by the Director of Admissions due to extenuating circumstances.

  4. Submit an official academic transcript from a high school certifying graduation or the results of the high school equivalency examination.
  5. Submit an official copy of the College Entrance. Prospective applicants for admission to the freshman class must take the Scholastic Aptitude Test administered by the College Entrance Examination Board, either in English or Spanish. Application forms for the examination may be obtained at the high schools or from the College Entrance Examination Board by writing directly to P.O. Box 71101 San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936-8001. Applicants 25 years of age or older are exempt from this requirement.
  6. Pay a thirty dollar ($30.00) non refundable application fee. The application fee will not be applicable towards the student's registration charges.
  7. Submit an Immunization Certificate if the applicants are under 21 years of age.
  8. Aliens must submit a copy of immigration status.

In considering an application, the Director of Admissions of Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico will take into account the scholastic record to determine qualification for admission. The University reserves the right to require further information from any applicant.

This table is used to locate students by results.

College Board
Mathematics
MATH 0102 200-549
MATH 0106 550-649
MATH 0110 650-699
MATH 1330 700-800
Spanish
SPAN 0100 200-549
SPAN 0110 550-749
SPAN 1010 750-800
English
ENGL 0100 200-599
ENGL 0110 600-749
ENGL 1010 750-800

This table is used, if the student has taken the "Advance Placement Test" (CEEB):

Placement Test
Levels Score Courses Credit-Courses Enrollment
Level I 3 Mathematics MATH 0102
MATH 0106
MATH 0110
Level I 4 ó 5 Mathematics MATH 0102
MATH 0106
MATH 0110
MATH 1330
Level II 3 Mathematics MATH 0102
MATH 0106
MATH 0110
MATH 1330
Level II 4 ó 5 Mathematics MATH 0102
MATH 0106
MATH 0110
MATH 1330
MATH 1340
Advanced Level 3,4,5 Spanish SPAN 0100
SPAN 0110
SPAN 1010
SPAN 2010
or
SPAN 2020*
Advanced Level 3,4,5 English ENGL 0100
ENGL 0110
ENGL 1010
ENGL 2010
or
ENGL 2020*

*SPAN 2020 and ENGL 2020 are for Business Administration Students

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