University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla

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Coordinates: 18°30′00″N 67°8′11″W / 18.50000°N 67.13639°W / 18.50000; -67.13639

University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla
The University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla logo.png
Type Public
Established 1972
Chancellor Dr. Nelson A. Vera Hernández (2014)
Academic staff
Students 3,393
Location Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
Campus Urban
Colors Blue and Yellow
Nickname CORA
Mascot Shark y CORA

The University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla (UPRAG or UPR-Aguadilla) is a state university located in the city of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.

General information[edit]

Located in northwestern Puerto Rico, the University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla (UPRAg) offers Associate and Baccalaureate Degrees, among which stand out as being unique in the UPR system:

  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Technology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education with a concentration in English and multimedia technology.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration with concentrations in Human Resources, Computerized Information Systems, Accounting, Marketing and Finances. This program is accredited by the ACBSP.
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology with emphases in Bioinformatics, Biomedical Sciences, Genetics, Quality Systems Assessment, and Biology.

The UPRAg has cooperation agreements with neighboring industry and business and design courses, programs and projects that respond to changing needs that occur in the region.


UPRAG has eight academic departments. They consist of the following: Humanities, English, Pedagogy, Electronics, Business Administration, Office Systems, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences.

Fine Arts Program[edit]

UPRAg offers three fine arts programs directed by Professor Cesar Santiago, Humanities Department. The programs include: Choir, Band, and Theatre.

Alumni Association[edit]

  • Association of the University of Puerto Rico Alumni and Friends Abroad (UPRAA)[1]

See also[edit]

Campus population[edit]

  • Students: 3,393 (2005)
  • Faculty: 73


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