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University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla

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

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

University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla
The University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla logo.png
Latin: Universitatis Portoricensis
Former names
Colegio Regional de Aguadilla (CORA)
Motto¡Por Siempre Cora!
TypePublic
Established1972
RectorIvelisse Cardona (interim)
Academic staff
160
Students3,393 (2005)
Location,
CampusUrban
ColorsBlue, White and Gold
              
NicknameCORA
MascotSharky and Tintorera
Websitewww.UPRAg.edu

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General informationEdit

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.
  • Associates degree in Aeronautics and Aerospace Technology.

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.

DepartmentsEdit

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 ProgramEdit

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

Alumni AssociationEdit

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

See alsoEdit

Campus populationEdit

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

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