Universidad Adventista de las Antillas

country rank  29
world rank  8955

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University Overview

Founded in 1961, Universidad Adventista de las Antillas (Antillean Adventist University) is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Mayagüez (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in San Juan. Officially recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Universidad Adventista de las Antillas (UAA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Puerto Rican higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Adventist religion. Universidad Adventista de las Antillas (UAA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 59 years old Puerto Rican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Puerto Rican higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UAA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Antillean Adventist University
Acronym UAA
Founded 1961
Motto Tu futuro comienza aqui!
Your future starts here!
Colours Gold and royal blue

University Location

Address Carretera 106 Km 2.2 Int
Mayagüez
00680-0000
Puerto Rico
Tel +1 (787) 834 9595
Fax +1
Other locations San Juan

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)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office Same as School
Mayaguez


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Adventist Christian-Adventist Seventh Day Adventist - www.adventist.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Adventista de las Antillas's Library
Universidad Adventista de las Antillas's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 66,024 physical volumes, 84 physical media and 23 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Universidad Adventista de las Antillas provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 300 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1978


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico (CEPR)
  • Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • Asociación Acreditadora Adventista (AAA) de la División Interamerica


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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