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Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo

Quick Stats
Acceptance Rate
Admissions Selectivity
Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
Category
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Overview
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Acceptance Rate

57.6%

Acceptance Rate by Gender

Percent of Applicants

Tuition & Fees

$5,872

Average Salary in 10 Years

$23,500
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo is located in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. It is a small private not-for-profit school part of the Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico system and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 3,902 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is somewhat competitive with an acceptance rate of 57.6%.

Popular majors include Health Professions and Related Programs, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Education, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. 38% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $19,300.

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About
đŸ—ș Highway 2 Km 80.4, Bo San Daniel Sector Las Canelas
Arecibo, Puerto Rico 00614
🌐 www.arecibo.inter.edu/portal/default.htm
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Admissions
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Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo has around 1,609 applicants.

Of the students admitted, 98% decide to enroll at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.

Out of the 1,609 applicants 39% are men and 61% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 154 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 65 men.

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo's acceptance rate is 57.6%. The acceptance rate for men is 61.2% and the acceptance rate for women is 55.2%.

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Applicants
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Who applies to Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo?

Number of Applicants

1,609

Number of Applicants per Spot

2
per spot

Male Applicants

39%

Female Applicants

61%
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Acceptance Rate
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Getting into Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo Acceptance Rate

57.6%

Getting in

Somewhat Selective

Male Acceptance Rate

61.2%

Female Acceptance Rate

55.2%
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School Popularity
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Do Students Want to Go to Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo?

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo Admissions Yield

98%
of accepted students choose to go to Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo

Male Admissions Yield

98%

Female Admissions Yield

98%
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Application
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Record Required
Complete High School Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
College Requirements
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Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

38%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

30%

Women Graduation Rate

44%

Undergrad Graduation Rate

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Cost
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Can you afford to attend Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$7,332
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$5,872
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$5,872
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$5,872
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$5,500
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$58
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo would expect to pay over 10 years.
Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

98%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

24%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo you can visit asistencia.inter.edu/a/index.php.

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $5,872
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $5,872
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo?

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo students, on average, make $23,500 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 5% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

5.0%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo.

Median Earnings of Students from Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo.

Male Students: Average Earnings from Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo.

Female Students: Average Earnings from Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo.
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Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

4.0x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

3.4x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
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Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

28
students per faculty

Average Professional Salary

$53,851
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-Low
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Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo?

Yes
Highest degree: Master's degree
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Students
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Undergraduate Focus

90%

Undergrads

3,902

Total Students

4,320
undergrads and grad students

Part-Time Students

14%

Students over 25

22%

Student Median Household Income

$19,510
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
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Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

61%
of undergraduates

Men

39%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

More Women

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo has more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 64 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 156 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Where are Students from?

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo study?

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo are:

  1. Health Professions and Related Programs
  2. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  3. Education
  4. Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  5. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Approximately 86% of students choose to study one of these majors.
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Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

73%

Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate

30%

Students Who Transfer Out of Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo

3%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo has a retention rate of 73% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

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Transfers
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Undergraduate Transfers

247
6% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Medium-Low

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo has around 247 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 6% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

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Politics in Puerto Rico
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Politically, Puerto Rico tends to be No data. In the 2016 Presidential election, 0% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 0% voted for the Republican party, and 0% voted for neither.

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