American University of Puerto Rico

Recinto de Bayamon, Bayamon, United States
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Overview of American University of Puerto Rico

About this school

The American University of Puerto Rico, founded in 1963, is a private institution. Its 21-acre main campus is located in Bayamon, 16 miles from San Juan.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,324
    • Men:1,059 (45.6%)
    • Women:1,265 (54.4%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to American University of Puerto Rico is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
3
Mathematics
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
3
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
5

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Recommended
Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
PO Box 2037
City, State, Zip
Bayamon, PR  00960-2037
Phone
(787) 620-2040 x2020
Fax
(787) 785-7377
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
-

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
83% of 325 applicants were admitted
Women
125 applicants were admitted
Men
146 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


American University of Puerto Rico accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
-
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15 | Final deadline May 30
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning June 30
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 011941
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
400 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
380 (95.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
380 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
45%
Average Award
$5,280
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 350 (92.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 150 (39.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $12
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,800 (100.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,780 (99.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,780 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
45%
Average Award
$5,280
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,600 (93.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 800 (28.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $12
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
10%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$7,000
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
1.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Not reported

Computer


Not reported

Foreign Language


Not reported

Math/Science


Not reported

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


41

Part-Time Faculty


121

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


2%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
359
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


American University of Puerto Rico provides speech disorders services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


80.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


Not reported

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (12)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Communication, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Office Management and Supervision
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (7)


  • Art Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • Physical Education
  • Science Education
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


205,693

Nearest Metropolitan Area


21 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


San Juan

Weather


Temperature
70.8 average low in January, 88.8 average high in September
Rain
196 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
-
Nearest Bus Station
-
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College does not provide housing for students

Types of Housing


Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Not offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
-
Mascot
Pirate
School Colors
Blue and yellow

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Swimming And Diving
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Swimming And Diving
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


American University of Puerto Rico offers drama theatre, business student association, information systems student association, accounting student association, library club, office systems student association

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,123

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,324
Women
1,265
Men
1,059

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 95.9% Hispanic/Latino

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


Number of Graduate Students


144

Student Resources

Study resources