Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,848
6.32% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$8,794
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.72%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
33.3%
1,642 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,705
80.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
24.1%
122 Graduates

About

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is a higher education institution located in Arecibo Municipio, PR. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo were Registered Nursing (130 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (43 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (30 degrees).

In 2022, 599 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo. 67.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (590 degrees), 197 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (3 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is $4,848, which is $−19,148 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is $4,848, which is $−19,148 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,794.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 12% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,848
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo was $4,848. The cost of tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is $−19,148 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$8,794
2022 Value
3.97%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,794. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo grew by 3.97%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,618
Room and Board
$2,135
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo was of $9,618 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.92% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,135. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 5.99% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
12%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 5.26% with respect to 2021, when 95% 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.
1.72%
2019 Default Rate
31
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo was 1.72%, which represents 31 out of the 1799 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 1,642 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 124% annual growth. Out of those 1,642 applicants, 547 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 33.3% acceptance rate.

There were 2,705 students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo in 2022.

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo has an overall enrollment yield of 70.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

33.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
547
Accepted Out of 1,642

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo was 33.3% (547 admissions from 1,642 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 52.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 124%, while admissions grew by 41.3%..

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Enrollment

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo had a total enrollment of 2,705 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is 2,175 students and the part-time enrollment is 530. This means that 80.4% 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 99.8% Hispanic or Latino, 0.148% White, 0.037% Asian, and 0.037% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (63%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (37%) and White Female (0.0509%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (72.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (26.3%) and Asian Male (0.478%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,705 students. The full-time enrollment at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is 2,175 and the part-time enrollment is 530. This means that 80.4% of students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2022 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 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), 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 (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,699 enrolled students
  2. White
    4 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is 99.8% Hispanic or Latino, 0.148% White, 0.037% Asian, and 0.037% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 209 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 (590 degrees awarded). There were 197 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (3 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is Registered Nursing (130 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (43 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (30 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (63 degrees awarded), Education (98 degrees), and Health (232 degrees).

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 (1,645,971 people), Registered nurses (1,521,098 people), Physicians (505,101 people), Secondary school teachers (498,610 people), and Education administrators (298,235 people).

The most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo in 2022 are Biology (63 degrees awarded), Education (98 degrees), Health (232 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees), and Protective Services (32 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo are Biology (63 degrees awarded), Education (98 degrees), Health (232 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees), and Protective Services (32 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (3,064,124 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,074,062 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (608,502 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (425,093 people), and Offices of physicians (418,949 people).

The most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo are Biology (63 degrees awarded), Education (98 degrees), Health (232 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees), and Protective Services (32 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 130 degrees awarded
  2. 43 degrees awarded
  3. 30 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo was Registered Nursing with 130 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

195
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
404
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 195 degrees were awarded to men at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo, which is 0.483 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (404).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 28 degrees were awarded to men at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo in Registered Nursing, which is 0.275 times less than the 102 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 102 degrees were awarded to men at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo in Registered Nursing, which is 3.64 times more than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%
100% Completion Time
36%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 10% 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, 36% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (26%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is Female and Hispanic or Latino (26% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    590 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    3 degrees awarded
  3. White
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is hispanic or latino (590 degrees awarded). There were 197 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (3 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    397 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    193 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo is hispanic or latino female (397 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (193 degrees).

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Operations

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo employs 35 Assistant professors, 16 Professors and 8 Instructors. Most academics at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo are Female Assistant professor (18), Male Assistant professor (17), and Male Professor (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo are: Office and Administrative Support, with 42 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 32 employees, and Management with 28 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$9.64M
2022 Salaries
4.33%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo paid a median of $9.64M in salaries, a 4.33% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.75M
Instructional Salaries
67
Number of Employees

In 2022, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo paid a total of $3.75M to 67 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
42 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo were Assistant professor with 35 employees, Professor with 16 employees, and Instructor with 8 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo were Office and Administrative Support with 42 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 32 employees, and Management with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo was Female Assistant professor with 18 employees, Male Assistant professor with 17 employees, and Male Professor with 9 employees.

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

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