American University of Puerto Rico (241128)

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,920
3.02% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$9,196
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
17.8%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
542
82.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
41.9%
31 Graduates

About

American University of Puerto Rico (241128) is a higher education institution located in Manatí Municipio, PR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) were Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (38 degrees awarded), Accounting (12 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (9 degrees).

In 2019, 126 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American University of Puerto Rico (241128). 59.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (126 degrees), NaNy times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) is $4,920, which is $-22,360 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) is $4,920, which is $-22,360 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,196.

In 2019, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 18% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,920
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) was $4,920. The cost of tuition at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) is $-22,360 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$9,196
2019 Value
1.18%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 American University of Puerto Rico (241128) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,196. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of American University of Puerto Rico (241128) grew by 1.18%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,700
Room and Board
$1,250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) was of $5,700 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
18%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.25% with respect to 2018, when 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
17.8%
2017 Default Rate
27
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) was 17.8%, which represents 27 out of the 152 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

American University of Puerto Rico (241128) has a total enrollment of 542 students. The full-time enrollment at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) is 447 students and the part-time enrollment is 95. This means that 82.5% of students enrolled at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American University of Puerto Rico (241128), both undergraduate and graduate, is 100% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White.

Students enrolled at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (53.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (46.7%) and Asian Male (0%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (62.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (37.5%) and Asian Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American University of Puerto Rico (241128), both undergraduate and graduate, is 542 students. The full-time enrollment at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) is 447 and the part-time enrollment is 95. This means that 82.5% of students enrolled at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), American University of Puerto Rico (241128) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    542
  2. Asian
    0
  3. Black or African American
    0

The enrolled student population at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) is 100% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2019, 24 more women than men received degrees from American University of Puerto Rico (241128). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) is hispanic or latino (126 degrees awarded). There were NaNy times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) is Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (38 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (12 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (9 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at American University of Puerto Rico (241128), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (45 degrees awarded), Education (30 degrees), and Business (37 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,631,922 people), Accountants & auditors (1,034,555 people), Other managers (940,844 people), Software developers (654,413 people), and Secondary school teachers (569,611 people).

The most specialized majors at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) are Protective Services (45 degrees awarded), Education (30 degrees), Business (37 degrees), Communications (5 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) are Protective Services (45 degrees awarded), Education (30 degrees), Business (37 degrees), Communications (5 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) are Elementary & secondary schools (3,235,186 people), Computer Systems Design (1,090,360 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (688,600 people), Banking & related activities (599,137 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (550,937 people).

The most specialized majors at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) are Protective Services (45 degrees awarded), Education (30 degrees), Business (37 degrees), Communications (5 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by American University of Puerto Rico (241128).
Most Common
  1. 38 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 12 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 9 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 38 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

51
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
75
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 51 degrees were awarded to men at American University of Puerto Rico (241128), which is 0.68 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (75).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 17 degrees were awarded to men at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 0.607 times less than the 28 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 28 degrees were awarded to women at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 1.65 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%
100% Completion Time
41%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 3% of students graduating from American University of Puerto Rico (241128) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (47.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) is Female and Hispanic or Latino (47.4% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    126 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    0 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) is hispanic or latino (126 degrees awarded). There were NaNy times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    75 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    51 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at American University of Puerto Rico (241128) is hispanic or latino female (75 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (51 degrees).

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