Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,560
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$7,654
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.05%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
39%
1,408 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
3,359
84.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
36.4%
217 Graduates

About

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is a higher education institution located in Arecibo Municipio, PR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo were Registered Nursing (125 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (48 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (39 degrees).

In 2020, 633 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo. 69.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (623 degrees), 89 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (7 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is $4,560, which is $−17,970 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is $4,560, which is $−17,970 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,654.

In 2020, 92% of undergraduate students attending Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 22% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,560
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo was $4,560. The cost of tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is $−17,970 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$7,654
2020 Value
6.36%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,654. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo grew by 6.36%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,806
Room and Board
$1,171
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo was of $9,806 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,171. The cost of room and board increased by 5.85% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 14.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
22%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 3.37% with respect to 2019, 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.
3.05%
2018 Default Rate
241
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo was 3.05%, which represents 241 out of the 7901 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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Admissions

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo received 1,408 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 55.8% annual decline. Out of those 1,408 applicants, 549 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 39% acceptance rate.

There were 3,359 students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo has an overall enrollment yield of 96.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

39%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
549
Accepted Out of 1,408

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo was 39% (549 admissions from 1,408 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 25.9%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −55.8%, while admissions declined by −33.6%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo has a total enrollment of 3,359 students. The full-time enrollment at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is 2,827 students and the part-time enrollment is 532. This means that 84.2% of students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 99.3% Hispanic or Latino, 0.238% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.179% Black or African American, 0.179% White, 0.149% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (63.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (36.5%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Male (0.118%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (73%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (24.9%) and Asian Female (1.07%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,359 students. The full-time enrollment at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is 2,827 and the part-time enrollment is 532. This means that 84.2% of students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2020 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 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo 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
    3,334
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native
    8
  3. Black or African American
    6

The enrolled student population at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is 99.3% Hispanic or Latino, 0.238% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.179% Black or African American, 0.179% White, 0.149% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 247 more women than men received degrees from Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is hispanic or latino (623 degrees awarded). There were 89 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (7 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is Registered Nursing (125 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (48 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (39 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Biology (62 degrees awarded), Education (109 degrees), and Protective Services (39 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 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,785,460 people), Registered nurses (1,410,857 people), Physicians (484,429 people), Secondary school teachers (409,610 people), and Education administrators (288,736 people).

The most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo are Biology (62 degrees awarded), Education (109 degrees), Protective Services (39 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees), and Health (241 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 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo are Surgeons, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Podiatrists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo are Biology (62 degrees awarded), Education (109 degrees), Protective Services (39 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees), and Health (241 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 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo are Elementary & secondary schools (3,018,748 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,984,098 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (567,527 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (403,634 people), and Offices of physicians (380,466 people).

The most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo are Biology (62 degrees awarded), Education (109 degrees), Protective Services (39 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees), and Health (241 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 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo.
Most Common
  1. 125 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 48 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 39 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo was Registered Nursing with 125 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

193
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
440
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 193 degrees were awarded to men at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo, which is 0.439 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (440).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 34 degrees were awarded to men at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo in Registered Nursing, which is 0.374 times less than the 91 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 91 degrees were awarded to women at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo in Registered Nursing, which is 2.68 times more than the 34 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 11% of students graduating from Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is Male and White (50% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
    623 degrees awarded
  2. White
    7 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is hispanic or latino (623 degrees awarded). There were 89 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (7 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    432 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    191 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is hispanic or latino female (432 degrees awarded). There were 2.26 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (191 degrees).

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Operations

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNk%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo employs 29 Assistant professors, 19 Professors, and 11 Associate professors. Most academics at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo are Female Assistant professors (17), Male Assistant professors(12), and Male Professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo are: Office and Administrative Support, with 49 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 33 employees, and Management with 32 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.17M - Federal
  2. $19.7k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo received $2.17M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $19.7k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11.5M
2020 Salaries
0.446%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo paid a median of $11.5M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 0.446% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.54% decline from 2018 and a 2.36% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.9M
Instructional Salaries
69
Number of Employees

In 2020, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo paid a total of $3.9M to 69 employees working as instructors, which represents 34% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
29 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
49 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo were Assistant professor with 29 employees; Professor with 19 employees; and Professor with 11 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo were Office and Administrative Support with 49 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 33 employees; and Management with 32 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo was Female Assistant professor with 17 employees, Male Assistant professor with 12 employees, and Male Professor with 10 employees.

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