Standards and Requirements
The candidate must have studied at an accredited university. In order to be considered an accredited university, it must be recognized by the Council on Higher Education of Puerto Rico or by the accrediting agencies of the United States of America. Institutions from other countries that are recognized by the educational authorities of their country are considered accredited.
The applicant, who has approved 24 or more college credits and has an academic average of 2.50 or higher, will be evaluated based on the academic average obtained in his or her university studies. If the academic average is less than 2.50, the applicant must meet the entrance average required for high school graduates. Students with fewer than 24 approved credits will be considered as high school graduates.
Also considered is whether the applicant is under academic or disciplinary sanctions at the university of origin.
Every student from another university who applies for transfer must submit their application accompanied by:
- Official high school transcripts, if the applicant’s academic average is less than 2.50 and has less than 24 approved credits
- The results obtained in the Aptitude and Proficiency Test (offered by CEEB) or the SAT
- Certificate of graduation or copy of the diploma
- One (1) official university transcript
- Letter of recommendation from the Dean of Student Affairs
- $15.00 fee (non-refundable)
- Certificate of Immunization (P-VAC-3) (students under 21 years of age)