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Universidad Metropolitana is a private not-for-profit institution located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. San Juan is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

45 Undergraduate Degrees

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Universidad Metropolitana Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UMET.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Where Is Universidad Metropolitana?


Contact details for UMET are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1399 Ave. Ana G. Mendez, San Juan, PR 00926-2602
Phone: 787-766-1717

How Do I Get Into UMET?

You can apply to UMET online at:

Since Universidad Metropolitana has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Universidad Metropolitana?

21% Take Out Loans
6.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UMET, approximately 21% of students took out student loans averaging $3,735 a year. That adds up to $14,940 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UMET is 6.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Universidad Metropolitana Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,719 Full-Time Undergraduates
68% Women
100% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,003 undergraduate students at UMET, with 4,719 being full-time and 2,284 being part-time.


There are also 1,890 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,719 full-time undergraduates at UMET, 32% are male and 68% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Universidad Metropolitana students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 4,719
White 0
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Over 16 countries are represented at UMET. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Colombia, Venezuela, and Mexico.

Online Learning at Universidad Metropolitana

0 Took All Classes Online
61 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2019-2020, 61 students took at least one online class at the school.

Universidad Metropolitana Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 45 45
Clinical Nurse Specialist 0 0
Critical Care Nursing 0 0
Nursing Administration 0 0
Registered Nursing 0 0
TOTAL 45 45


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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