Universidad del Turabo


Universidad del Turabo

The Universidad del Turabo (UT) is a nonprofit institution of higher learning. Its principal suburban campus in Gurabo consists of 140 acres on which fifteen buildings are located that provide an ideal environment for the learning experience. It has university centers located in Cayey, Yabucoa, Isabela, Ponce and Barceloneta. It also has academic programs in the Orlando, Tampa Bay, South Florida and Maryland campuses in the United States.

The UT is a professionally oriented institution whose academic offerings range from technical certificates to doctoral degrees. The Institution serves a diversified student body, mainly from the surrounding communities, relying on a diversity of economic and educational resources

Founded in 1972, the Universidad del Turabo has continued its expansion and, at present, extends to a student population of more than 15,000, composed of young adult and professional adult students.

The teaching staff consists of more than 140 full-time faculty members and over 200 associate professors. All the members of the teaching staff have doctorates or master’s degrees in their areas of specialization. Almost 55 percent of the teaching staff are university professors and associate professors, and 45 percent are assistant university professors and instructors.

The Universidad del Turabo is a member of the Ana G. Méndez University System.

The academic offerings of the Institution are organized in seven schools: Engineering, Science and Technology, Health Sciences, Business and Entrepreneurship, Social Sciences and the International School of Design.