Founded in 1963, the American University of Puerto Rico is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Bayamón (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, American University of Puerto Rico (AUPR) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational Puerto Rican higher education institution. American University of Puerto Rico (AUPR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. The acceptance rate range is 100% making this Puerto Rican higher education organization a non-selective institution. AUPR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.
|Name||American University of Puerto Rico|
|Address||Carretera #2 Km.14.4 Bo. Hato Tejas
|Location Map and Satellite View|
|+1 (787) 620 2040|
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The following American University of Puerto Rico's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify American University of Puerto Rico's academic range and degree level offering.
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This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has American University of Puerto Rico a selective admission policy? None, open admission policy.
American University of Puerto Rico's acceptance rate range is 100% making this institution a non-selective higher education institution.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for American University of Puerto Rico.
American University of Puerto Rico has an enrollment range of 250-499 students making it a very small-sized institution.
This institution has a range of under-50 academic employees (Faculty).
American University of Puerto Rico is a private higher education institution.
American University of Puerto Rico is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
American University of Puerto Rico does not have any religious affiliation.
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The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.
uniRank provides below the official American University of Puerto Rico's Carnegie classification.
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions focus, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Postbaccalaureate: Single program-Education|
uniRank provides below an overview of American University of Puerto Rico's main facilities:
uniRank provides below an overview of American University of Puerto Rico's main services:
Not reportedThis institution has not reported offering distance education opportunities. Source: IPDES.
This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.
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American University of Puerto Rico is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Middle States Commission on Higher Education
uniRank publishes the following list of the most important American University of Puerto Rico's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.
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uniRank publishes the following list of the most important American University of Puerto Rico's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.
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This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
N.A.; please submit an official American University of Puerto Rico general video presentation.
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