Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,848
6.32% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$8,929
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.97%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
44.7%
739 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,314
81.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
31.2%
78 Graduates

About

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo is a higher education institution located in Fajardo Municipio, PR. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo were General Biological Sciences (51 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (25 degrees), and Social Work (12 degrees).

In 2022, 264 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo. 60.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (264 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo is $4,848, which is $−23,482 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo is $4,848, which is $−23,482 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,929.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 11% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,848
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo was $4,848. The cost of tuition at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo is $−23,482 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$8,929
2022 Value
2.44%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,929. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo grew by 2.44%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,618
Room and Board
$2,135
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo was of $9,618 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.92% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,135. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 5.99% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
11%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 6.45% with respect to 2021, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.97%
2019 Default Rate
27
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo was 1.97%, which represents 27 out of the 1369 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo received 739 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 58.9% annual growth. Out of those 739 applicants, 330 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 44.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,314 students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo in 2022.

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo has an overall enrollment yield of 79.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

44.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
330
Accepted Out of 739

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo was 44.7% (330 admissions from 739 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 53.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 58.9%, while admissions grew by 33.6%..

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Enrollment

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo had a total enrollment of 1,314 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo is 1,073 students and the part-time enrollment is 241. This means that 81.7% of students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 99.3% Hispanic or Latino, 0.304% White, 0.228% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.152% Black or African American.

Students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (63.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (36%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (0.305%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (59.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (40.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,314 students. The full-time enrollment at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo is 1,073 and the part-time enrollment is 241. This means that 81.7% of students enrolled at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,305 enrolled students
  2. White
    4 enrolled students
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    3 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo is 99.3% Hispanic or Latino, 0.304% White, 0.228% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.152% Black or African American. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 54 more women than men received degrees from Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo is hispanic or latino (264 degrees awarded).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo is General Biological Sciences (51 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (25 degrees) and Social Work (12 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Biology (54 degrees awarded), Protective Services (28 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (21 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo are Physicians (388,479 people), Social workers, all other (179,442 people), Other managers (162,285 people), Police officers (140,043 people), and Postsecondary teachers (115,554 people).

The most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo in 2022 are Biology (54 degrees awarded), Protective Services (28 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (21 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (12 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (11 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo are Biology (54 degrees awarded), Protective Services (28 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (21 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (12 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (11 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (506,963 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (353,692 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (302,399 people), Elementary & secondary schools (271,216 people), and Offices of physicians (196,346 people).

The most specialized majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo are Biology (54 degrees awarded), Protective Services (28 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (21 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (12 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (11 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
  1. 51 degrees awarded
  2. 25 degrees awarded
  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo was General Biological Sciences with 51 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

105
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
159
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 105 degrees were awarded to men at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo, which is 0.66 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (159).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo in General Biological Sciences, which is 0.545 times less than the 33 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo in General Biological Sciences, which is 1.83 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 9% of students graduating from Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (37.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo is Female and Hispanic or Latino (37.9% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Hispanic or Latino
Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
264 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo is hispanic or latino (264 degrees awarded).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    159 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    105 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo is hispanic or latino female (159 degrees awarded). There were 1.51 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (105 degrees).

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Operations

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo employs 16 Assistant professors, 7 Associate professors and 2 Instructors. Most academics at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo are Female Assistant professor (11), Male Assistant professor (5), and Male Associate professor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo are: Office and Administrative Support, with 27 employees, Management, with 21 employees, and Service with 12 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$4.75M
2022 Salaries
7.05%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo paid a median of $4.75M in salaries, a 7.05% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.36M
Instructional Salaries
26
Number of Employees

In 2022, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo paid a total of $1.36M to 26 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
16 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
27 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo were Assistant professor with 16 employees, Associate professor with 7 employees, and Instructor with 2 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo were Office and Administrative Support with 27 employees, Management with 21 employees, and Service with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo was Female Assistant professor with 11 employees, Male Assistant professor with 5 employees, and Male Associate professor with 4 employees.

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