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Universidad Ana G. Méndez - Recinto de Cupey

Universidad Ana G. Méndez - Recinto de Cupey

Universidad Ana G. Méndez - Recinto de Cupey


The Universidad Ana G. Méndez-Recinto de Cupey is a higher education institution that has a long history of offering programs that meet the highest standards of academic excellence. Knowing the wide and updated academic offer, we know that you will find the program and the learning modality that best suits your professional goals and lifestyle.

The Cupey Campus of the Ana G. Méndez University strives, in addition, to have a specialized and experienced teaching staff in innovative methodologies that promote learning, for providing a wide and varied menu of services to the student, for providing modern physical facilities and the most up-to-date technological resources to promote a wide range of access and completion options.

We invite you to explore our page to learn more about our history, our achievements, and the many contributions that we make to Puerto Rican society and the global community every day. The UAGM-Cupey Campus has three (3) University Centers in Puerto Rico strategically located around the Island to serve all sectors regardless of their geographical location. The UAGM also has University Centers in the Continental United States in the states of Florida, Dallas and Maryland.


Ana G. Méndez University, Cupey Campus is a private nonprofit higher education institution that has made a genuine commitment to the economic and social development of Puerto Rico. Its mission is to provide, to a diverse student population, the opportunities to acquire personal and professional skills through education, research and community service, so that they become agents of change, lifelong learners and responsible collaborators. with globalization and global sustainability.


The Ana G. Méndez University, Cupey Campus will be recognized as a leading higher education institution worldwide for: openness to inclusion; the quality of its offers and innovation in the creation of programs; excellence and innovation in teaching and learning processes; education initiatives that provide students with opportunities for social and economic mobility; outstanding research that promotes economic and social development and meets the needs of the world community; the use of advanced technologies to enrich the learning, administrative and student services processes; as well as telecommunications and distance education; and the commitment to the community in order to foster a sustainable and competitive economy that promotes transformative social changes.

Our Rector

Dr. Ángel A. Toledo López completed his PhD in Political Science at Pennsylvania State University with a concentration in American Politics, Research Methodology and Comparative Politics. He attended the Institute of Survey Research of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and was a primary researcher of the second wave of the World Values Study conducted from this university. In 2006, after completing his doctorate, Dr. Toledo completed a Juris Doctor of the Law School of the University of Puerto Rico. He worked as a full-time faculty at the Universidad del Este in Carolina and a trial lawyer until he relocated to the state of Maryland in the United States. He was the academic director of the Capital Area Campus of the Ana G. Méndez University System where innovative teaching strategies are used to implement the Discipline-Based Dual Language Immersion Model® at the University level. While serving as full-time academic and faculty director of Social Sciences, he completed a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Teaching with a specialty in Bilingual Education and a Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language.

In January 2017, he moved back to his native island of Puerto Rico where he was appointed vice chancellor for Academic Affairs at the Ana G. Méndez University, Carolina Campus, previously known as the Universidad del Este. Subsequently, President José F. Méndez Méndez appointed him vice-rector of the Ana G. Méndez University, Cupey Campus, and on January 16, 2020, appointed him rector of this campus. His academic experience has focused on teaching social science, statistics, and criminal justice, and on faculty training in topics related to teaching processes and techniques in higher education. His most recent publications and research interests span a wide range of topics including political psychology, the perception and behavior of actors in the judicial system, research methodology, and the acquisition of language skills among adults.



Ana G. Méndez University, Cupey Campus and its locations (formerly the Metropolitan University) have a Renewal License from the Puerto Rico Board of Education (now the Board of Postsecondary Institutions), Certification # 2018-385, from November 30, 2018 until November 29, 2023.

135407_image5.png Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Cupey Campus and its locations (formerly Universidad Metropolitana), were accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) , starting in 1980. Since then, its accreditation has been continuously reaffirmed until the present by the same organization. MSCHE is an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the Secretary of Education of the United States of America and by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Specialized Accreditations

135408_image6.png The ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing) / It is the entity that is in charge of the specialized accreditation of nursing education programs, both higher education and higher degree, that offer a certificate, a diploma or a recognized professional title (doctorate clinical, master / post-master certificate, baccalaureate, associate, diploma, and practical).
135409_image7.jpeg Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) / The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs is the main international entity dedicated to accrediting the quality of professional education in areas related to business administration and management. The Business School has had this prestigious accreditation since November 2013.
135410_image8.jpeg The Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation, CAEP / This agency has granted the accreditation of the Teacher Preparation Program (PPM) of the School of Education of the Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Cupey Campus for the maximum term of seven years, from October 24, 2016 to December 31, 2023. This accreditation recognizes the excellence and quality of its Teacher Preparation Program, PPM, the commitment of the faculty and associates, as well as the quality of graduates.
135411_image9.jpeg International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) / The International Association for Continuing Education and Training is a non-pecuniary association dedicated to accrediting the quality of continuing education and training programs. The UAGM is certified by this agency as a provider of educational services that meets the quality standards of this globally recognized agency.
135412_image10.png The Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Authority (CHEA) as an accrediting agency for baccalaureate and master's programs in social work education in the United States and its territories. Currently, the Ana G. Méndez University, Cupey Campus is a candidate in the accreditation process.


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    1399 Ave. Ana G Méndez, , San Juan