Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,840
1.6% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$12,160
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
3.71%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
26.1%
3,136 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
7,791
78.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
31.4%
231 Graduates

About

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro is a higher education institution located in San Juan Municipio, PR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro were Registered Nursing (212 degrees awarded), General Biomedical Sciences (63 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (58 degrees).

In 2019, 1,424 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro. 63.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,388 degrees), 77.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (18 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro is $6,840, which is $−21,660 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro is $6,840, which is $−21,660 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,160.

In 2019, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 34% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,840
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro was $6,840. The cost of tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro is $−21,660 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$12,160
2019 Value
1.53%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,160. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro grew by 1.53%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,264
Room and Board
$2,021
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro was of $9,264 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,021. 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

78%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
34%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 4% with respect to 2018, when 75% 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.
3.71%
2017 Default Rate
305
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro was 3.71%, which represents 305 out of the 8223 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-Metro received 3,136 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 22.7% annual decline. Out of those 3,136 applicants, 817 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 26.1% acceptance rate.

There were 7,791 students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro has an overall enrollment yield of 81.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

26.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
817
Accepted Out of 3,136

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro was 26.1% (817 admissions from 3,136 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 17.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −22.7%, while admissions grew by 12.4%.

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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-Metro in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro has a total enrollment of 7,791 students. The full-time enrollment at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro is 6,131 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,660. This means that 78.7% of students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro, both undergraduate and graduate, is 98.5% Hispanic or Latino, 0.732% White, 0.449% Black or African American, 0.193% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0898% Asian, 0.0128% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (56.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (41.4%) and Black or African American Female (0.572%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (67.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (31.9%) and White Female (0.283%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,791 students. The full-time enrollment at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro is 6,131 and the part-time enrollment is 1,660. This means that 78.7% of students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
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 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro 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
    7,676
  2. White
    57
  3. Black or African American
    35

The enrolled student population at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro is 98.5% Hispanic or Latino, 0.732% White, 0.449% Black or African American, 0.193% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0898% Asian, 0.0128% 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 Doctoral Universities is 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 384 more women than men received degrees from Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro is hispanic or latino (1,388 degrees awarded). There were 77.1 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (18 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro is Registered Nursing (212 degrees awarded), followed by General Biomedical Sciences (63 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (58 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (22 degrees awarded), Biology (102 degrees), and Protective Services (85 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

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-Metro are Registered nurses (1,497,066 people), Physicians (531,846 people), Other managers (310,687 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (245,383 people), and Postsecondary teachers (240,665 people).

The most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro are History (22 degrees awarded), Biology (102 degrees), Protective Services (85 degrees), Health (487 degrees), and Psychology (79 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-Metro are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro are History (22 degrees awarded), Biology (102 degrees), Protective Services (85 degrees), Health (487 degrees), and Psychology (79 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

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-Metro are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,039,754 people), Elementary & secondary schools (810,281 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (613,402 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (462,455 people), and Offices of physicians (458,400 people).

The most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro are History (22 degrees awarded), Biology (102 degrees), Protective Services (85 degrees), Health (487 degrees), and Psychology (79 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-Metro.
Most Common
  1. 212 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 63 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 58 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro was Registered Nursing with 212 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

520
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
904
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 520 degrees were awarded to men at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro, which is 0.575 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (904).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 67 degrees were awarded to men at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro in Registered Nursing, which is 0.462 times less than the 145 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 145 degrees were awarded to women at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro in Registered Nursing, which is 2.16 times more than the 67 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 22% of students graduating from Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro 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 42% 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 (37.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro is Female and Hispanic or Latino (37.5% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, 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
    1,388 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    18 degrees awarded
  3. White
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro is hispanic or latino (1,388 degrees awarded). There were 77.1 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (18 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
    879 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    509 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro is hispanic or latino female (879 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (509 degrees).

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Operations

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNM%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro employs 63 Associate professors, 54 Professors, and 53 Assistant professors. Most academics at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro are Female Associate professors (33), Male Associate professors(30), and Female Assistant professors (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro are: Office and Administrative Support, with 104 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 99 employees, and Management with 56 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.73M - Federal
  2. $1.19M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro received $1.73M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.19M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$25.8M
2019 Salaries
6.07%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro paid a median of $25.8M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 6.07% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.22% decline from 2017 and a 3.6% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.8M
Instructional Salaries
184
Number of Employees

In 2019, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro paid a total of $10.8M to 184 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
63 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
104 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro were Associate professor with 63 employees; Professor with 54 employees; and Professor with 53 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro were Office and Administrative Support with 104 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 99 employees; and Management with 56 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro was Female Associate professor with 33 employees, Male Associate professor with 30 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 29 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro.

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