American University of Puerto Rico

country rank  19
world rank  7341

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University Overview

Founded in 1963, 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 (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 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 bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old Puerto Rican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. AUPR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym AUPR
Founded 1963

University Location

Address Carretera #2 Km.14.4 Bo. Hato Tejas
Bayamón
00960-2037
Puerto Rico
Tel +1 (787) 620 2040
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Schools of business and management
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to American University of Puerto Rico's Library
American University of Puerto Rico's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 53,541 physical volumes, 1,314 physical media, 7,436 digital/electronic medium and 77 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico (CEPR)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021