Universidad del Turabo is a nonprofit institution of higher education located 15 miles southeast of San Juan within easy reach of the entire east-central part of the island. Its 140-acre suburban campus and its fifteen buildings provide an ideal atmosphere for the learning experience. It hasÂ university centers in Yabucoa, Cayey, Naguabo, Isabela, Ponce, and Orlando (in the state of Florida).
It is a professionally oriented institution with a variety of offerings from technical certificates to doctoral degrees.Â The institution serves a diversified student body mostly from the surrounding communities, with a variety of economic and educational backgrounds.Â
Founded in 1972, Universidad del Turabo has continued to grow through the 2000s. The student population of more than 14,000 is composed of young adults and professional adult students.
The academic staff consists of more than one hundred forty (150) full-time faculty members and two hundred (200) adjunct professors. The full-time faculty members hold doctorates and masterâ€™s degrees in their fields of expertise. Nearly fifty-five (55) percent of Universidad del Turaboâ€™s full-time faculty are professors or associate professors, and forty-five (45) percent are assistant professors or instructors.
The gender distribution of the faculty is equally divided. Universidad del Turabo is a member of the Ana G. MÃ©ndez University System.
The academic offerings of the institution are organized into six main areas: Engineering, Science and Technology, Health Sciences, Education, Business Administration, and Human and Social Sciences.
Dr. Dennis Alicea
Tel. (787) 743-7979 Ext. 4000
Dr. Gladys Betancourt
Vice Chancellor of Administrative Affairs
Tel. (787) 743-7979 Ext. 4001, 4003
Dr. Roberto LorÃ¡n
Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs
Tel. (787) 743-7979 Ext. 4101
Ana MarÃa Ortega
Vice Chancellor Student Affairs
Tel. (787) 743-7979 Ext. 4200
Iris N. Serrano
Director Public Relations
Tel. (787) 743-7979 Ext. 4008, 4006
Mr. JesÃºs M Torres
Tel. (787) 743-7979 Ext. 4351
Chancellor's Executive Assistant Â
Tel. (787) 743-7979 Ext. 4000, 4002
Universidad del TURABO
P.O. Box 3030
Gurabo, P.R. 00778
Gurabo, P.R. 00778