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In North America#1572 of 2629
In the United States#1490 of 2528
In Puerto Rico#9 of 52
In Ponce#2 of 4

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Acceptance rate
Avg. cost to attend
$8,873 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

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

Acceptance Rate33%37%30%
Freshmen enrolled full time656275381
Freshmen enrolled part time633

2,223 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,113 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

Hispanic4388 (100%)
White10 (0.2%)
Black or African American3 (0.1%)
Asian2 (0%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (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$3,870
Tuition in-state$4,560$3,870
Tuition out-of-state$4,560$3,870
Fee in-district$1,426$735
Fee in-state$1,426$735
Fee out-of-state$1,426$735

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Ponce Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies974
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse59
Office Management and Supervision2529
Criminalistics and Criminal Science43
Psychology, General41
Computer Science728
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General237
Business Administration and Management, General198
Occupational Therapist Assistant22
Physical Therapy Technician & Assistant21
Biology & Biological Sciences, General20
Optometric Technician & Assistant17
Biomedical Sciences, General16
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist15
Cardiovascular Technology & Technologist13
Environmental Science12
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer12
Forensic Science and Technology11
Health Services Administration10
Marketing & Marketing Management, General10
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor63
Hotel & Motel Administration & Management8
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist8
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies8
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications7
Microbiology, General7
Operations Management and Supervision7
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other7
Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training6
Public Relations & Image Management5
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Autism5
Biology Teacher Education23
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management4
Elementary Education and Teaching3
Spanish Language Teacher Education3
International Marketing3
Criminal Justice & Police Science2
Communication, General2
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs2
Kindergarten & Preschool Education and Teaching2
History Teacher Education2
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness1
Finance, General1
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other1
Mathematics Teacher Education1
Grand Total15151236
Graduation rate44%37%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 40%

General info

Alternative namesInter Ponce
WikipediaInteramerican University of Puerto Rico at Ponce
Total FTE staff355
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address104 Turpeaux Industrial Park Rd1
Mercedita, Puerto Rico, 00715-1602
United States
City population149,000
Fax+1(787) 814-0103