University of Puerto Rico School of Law

University of Puerto Rico School of Law

The University of Puerto Rico School of Law was founded in 1913 at its present site on the University Campus at Río Piedras, within the metropolitan area of San Juan in the heart of the Caribbean. The University of Puerto Rico is accredited by the Middle States Colleges Association. The School of Law has been accredited by the American Bar Association since 1945 and by the Association of American Law Schools since 1948. It is also accredited by the Council on Higher Education and the Puerto Rico Supreme Court.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.law.upr.edu/
Address: Escuela de Derecho, Apartado 23349, San Juan, 00917, Puerto Rico
Admission Phone: (787) 999-9565
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students695
Student-faculty ratio15:1
Tuition $7,131 per year (full-time, in-state)
$9,119 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$5,761 per year (part-time, in-state)
$11,503 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$11,340
Founded In1945
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/30/17
Full-time program application fee$ 20
Financial Aid Deadline05/18/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Puerto Rico School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Puerto Rico School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants30727186
Number of Offers20214557
Number of Matriculants18613254
75% GPA3.733.753.68
Median GPA3.523.583.45
25% GPA3.193.263.19
75% LSAT139139139
Median LSAT143143143
25% LSAT146146148
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students695
Total Students Receiving Grants0
% of Students Receiving Grants0
75% Grant Amount$0
Median Grant Amount$0
25% Grants Amount$0
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:This school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (0)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (1)
  • Hispanics (624)
  • Black or African American (0)
  • Asian (0)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (57)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (26)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (6)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (25)


  • Total Women% (55.6)
  • Total Men% (44.4)
University of Puerto Rico School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 171 52.98% 37.50% 15.48%
2014 195 55.56% 46.21% 9.35%
2013 179 53.63% 46.21% 7.42%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (57)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (49)
  • Employed Other (16)
  • Unemployed (13)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (2)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association