Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico

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world rank 2072

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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 105 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. IAU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Interamerican University of Puerto Rico

Acronym
IAU

Founded
1912

Colours
Yellow and green

Mascot
Tiger

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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

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)


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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

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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

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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)

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Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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