American University of Puerto Rico: Review & Facts

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American University of Puerto Rico is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 935 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1963 and is one of the 7 schools located in Manati, Puerto Rico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
21
Fair
At American University of Puerto Rico you can receive your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

American University of Puerto Rico follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 21 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Criminal Justice, Management, Computer Science, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
55%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at American University of Puerto Rico is low at 55% (way below Puerto Rico average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
35 : 1
High
The graduation rate at American University of Puerto Rico is low: 32%. Nearly 15% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at American University of Puerto Rico is quite disappointing -- 35:1. Read more information on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,900
Low
Average tuition cost is very low - $4,600 per year. The additional fees at American University of Puerto Rico (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,300; this comes to $5,900 per academic year.

Read the details about American University of Puerto Rico additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities) and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at American University of Puerto Rico is $25.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to American University of Puerto Rico and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (787) 621-2835 or check American University of Puerto Rico Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
There are options for on-campus part-time employment at American University of Puerto Rico, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Presently there is no on-campus housing at American University of Puerto Rico.

Based on the college crime data, American University of Puerto Rico seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

American University of Puerto Rico Location and Maps



Post Address: American University of Puerto Rico, Carretera Estatal #2 Km.48.1, Manati, Puerto Rico 00674-1082
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