Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,488

2.19% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,781

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.76%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

59.2%

2,113 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

5,205

84.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

34.8%

236 Graduates

About

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is a higher education institution located in Ponce Municipio, PR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce were Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (58 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (52 degrees), and Office Management & Supervision (35 degrees).

In 2017, 938 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce. 62.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (935 degrees), 468 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is $4,488, which is $-16,245 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is $4,488, which is $-16,245 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,781.

In 2017, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 23% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,488

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce was $4,488. The cost of tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is $-16,245 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$7,781

2017 Value

21.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,781. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce grew by 21.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,314

Room and Board

$845

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce was of $7,314 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $845. The cost of room and board decreased by 50% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

23%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 5.38% with respect to 2016, when 93% 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.

2.76%

2016 Default Rate

230

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce was 2.76%, which represents 230 out of the 8340 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-Ponce received 2,113 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 21.9% annual growth. Out of those 2,113 applicants, 1,251 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.2% acceptance rate.

There were 5,205 students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce has an overall enrollment yield of 78.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,251

Accepted Out of 2,113

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce was 59.2% (1,251 admissions from 2,113 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 58.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 21.9%, while admissions grew by 23.7%.

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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-Ponce in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce has a total enrollment of 5,205 students. The full-time enrollment at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is 4,417 students and the part-time enrollment is 788. This means that 84.9% of students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce, both undergraduate and graduate, is 99.3% Hispanic or Latino, 0.307% White, 0.25% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0576% Asian, 0.0384% Black or African American, 0.0192% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (60.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (39.4%) and White Female (0.22%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (67.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (29.8%) and White Female (1.25%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,205 students. The full-time enrollment at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is 4,417 and the part-time enrollment is 788. This means that 84.9% of students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

2017 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-Ponce was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    5,170

  2. White

    16

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    13

The enrolled student population at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is 99.3% Hispanic or Latino, 0.307% White, 0.25% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0576% Asian, 0.0384% Black or African American, 0.0192% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 232 more women than men received degrees from Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce. The majority of degree recipients at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce are hispanic or latino (935 degrees awarded). There were 468 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (58 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (52 degrees) and Office Management & Supervision (35 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (131 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (72 degrees), and Biology (57 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-Ponce are Accountants & auditors (1,105,085 people), Other managers (691,931 people), Financial managers (429,148 people), Physicians (393,337 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (334,450 people).

The most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce are Protective Services (131 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (72 degrees), Biology (57 degrees), Business (229 degrees), and Human Sciences (16 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-Ponce are Surgeons, Physicians, Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce are Protective Services (131 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (72 degrees), Biology (57 degrees), Business (229 degrees), and Human Sciences (16 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-Ponce are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (744,402 people), Elementary & secondary schools (675,732 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (557,154 people), Banking & related activities (499,910 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (462,327 people).

The most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce are Protective Services (131 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (72 degrees), Biology (57 degrees), Business (229 degrees), and Human Sciences (16 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-Ponce.

Most Common

  1. 58 degrees awarded

  2. 52 degrees awarded

  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 58 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 353

  2. 585

In 2017, 353 degrees were awarded to men at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce, which is 0.603 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (585).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 0.794 times less than the 34 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 56 degrees were awarded to women at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce in Office Management & Supervision, which is 28 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%

100% Completion Time

25%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 8% of students graduating from Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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

    935 degrees awarded

  2. White

    2 degrees awarded

  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is hispanic or latino (935 degrees awarded). There were 468 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 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

    583 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    352 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is hispanic or latino female (583 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (352 degrees).

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Operations

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce employs 39 Assistant professors, 35 Associate professors, and 12 Instructors. Most academics at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce are Female Assistant professors (28), Male Associate professors(21), and Female Associate professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce are: Office and Administrative Support, with 67 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 46 employees, and Management with 45 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.58M - Federal

  2. $282k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce received $1.58M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $282k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$13.1M

2017 Salaries

1.47%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce paid a median of $13.1M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 1.47% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.3% decline from 2015 and a 5.71% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.07M

Instructional Salaries

97

Number of Employees

In 2017, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce paid a total of $5.07M to 97 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

39 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

67 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce were Assistant professor with 39 employees; Associate professor with 35 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce were Office and Administrative Support with 67 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 46 employees; and Management with 45 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce was Female Assistant professor with 28 employees, Male Associate professor with 21 employees, and Female Associate professor with 14 employees.

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

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