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In the World#8771 of 14178
In North America#2022 of 2629
In the United States#1926 of 2528
In Puerto Rico#23 of 52
In Arecibo#2 of 3

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Acceptance rate
Avg. cost to attend
$8,174 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate26%33%22%
Freshmen enrolled full time811358453
Freshmen enrolled part time1156

2,573 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

505 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Other Tests Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic4028 (99%)
White17 (0.4%)
Black or African American7 (0.2%)
Asian6 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income


Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district$4,560$3,440
Tuition in-state$4,560$3,440
Tuition out-of-state$4,560$3,440
Fee in-district$1,426$706
Fee in-state$1,426$706
Fee out-of-state$1,426$706

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse122
Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training75
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies33
Social Work283
Biology & Biological Sciences, General25
Elementary Education and Teaching169
Office Management and Supervision811
Psychology, General19
Educational Leadership and Administration, General18
Nurse Anesthetist18
Computer Science413
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General86
Special Education and Teaching, General84
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor75
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies12
Kindergarten & Preschool Education and Teaching11
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other9
Spanish Language Teacher Education7
Mathematics Teacher Education16
Critical Care Nursing7
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services7
Maternal & Child Health and Neonatal Nurse & Nursing7
Business Administration and Management, General5
Finance, General5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching4
Marketing & Marketing Management, General4
Chemistry, General3
Perioperative & Operating Room and Surgical Nurse & Nursing3
Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse & Nursing2
Clinical & Medical Social Work2
Criminal Justice & Police Science1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth1
Biology Teacher Education1
Grand Total104357105
Graduation rate35%26%42%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

General info

Total FTE staff315
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

AddressHwy 2 Km 80.4, Bo San Daniel Sector Las Canelas
Arecibo, Puerto Rico, 00614
United States
City population90,000
Fax+1(787) 880-1624