Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico

country rank  4
world rank  2394

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University Overview

Founded in 1912, Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico (Interamerican University of Puerto Rico) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of San Germán (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Aguadilla, Arecibo, Barranquitas, Bayamon, Fajardo, Guayama, San Juan, Mercedita. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico (IAU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico (IAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 106 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Puerto Rican higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Interamerican University of Puerto Rico
Acronym IAU
Founded 1912
Colours Yellow and green

University Location

Address Carretera 102 Km. 30.6
San Germán (population range: 50,000-249,999)
00683
Puerto Rico
T +1 (787) 264 1912
F +1 (787) 892 6350
Other locations Aguadilla, Arecibo, Barranquitas, Bayamon, Fajardo, Guayama, San Juan, Mercedita

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1960


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico (CEPR)

Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018