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IPEDS ID: 242680
OPE ID: 00393807
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Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Fajardo
Calle Union-Batey Central Highway 195, Fajardo, Puerto Rico 00738-7003
General information:  (787) 863-2390
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Two but less than 4 years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:  Suburb: Small
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  2,272 (2,099 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  29 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty4590
Research and public service50
Total graduate assistants-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Tuition and fees$4,448$4,600$4,600$4,8505.4%
Books and supplies$995$995$995$9950.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$9,400$7,314$7,314$7,3140.0%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Off Campus$18,743$17,193$17,193$17,4431.5%
Off Campus with Family$9,343$9,879$9,879$10,1292.5%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2014-2015
  • The required fees are $578 ($298 for each academic semester). this amount does not include Medical Plan anymore.
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid139796%————
Grant or scholarship aid39796%$2,145,025$5,403
Federal grants38593%$2,029,180$5,271
Pell grants38593%$1,868,915$4,854
Other federal grants22354%$160,265$719
State/local government grant or scholarships21452%$64,979$304
Institutional grants or scholarships8821%$50,866$578
Student loan aid41%$17,320$4,330
Federal student loans41%$17,320$4,330
Other student loans00%$0
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid12,03393%$11,162,283$5,491
Pell grants1,86686%$8,434,483$4,520
Federal student loans41519%$1,721,179$4,147
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$5,189$5,285$5,305
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2011-20122012-20132013-2014
$0 – $30,000$5,003$5,107$4,995
$30,001 – $48,000$5,479$5,929$5,610
$48,001 – $75,000$7,029$7,021$6,205
$75,001 – $110,000$8,577
$110,001 and more
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment2,272
Undergraduate enrollment2,099
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment40
Graduate enrollment173
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 84%
Part-time: 16%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 42%
Female: 58%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 0%
Black or African American: 0%
Hispanic/Latino: 100%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 0%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 75%
25 and over: 25%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 100%
Out-of-state: 0%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 94%
Part-time: 6%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 2%
Enrolled in some distance education: 62%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 36%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 16%
Enrolled in some distance education: 14%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 70%
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2014
Number of applicants637289348
Percent admitted75%81%69%
Percent admitted who enrolled97%97%98%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school recordX
Other Test (Wonderlic,WISC-III,etc)X
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 73%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 88 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2014.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 27%
Transfer-out rate: 2%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2006]
4-year: 7%
6-year: 27%
8-year: 33%
[Began in Fall 2008]
4-year: 7%
6-year: 30%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2006 or Fall 2008
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 27%
Female: 32%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Hispanic/Latino: 30%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-14--
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other-0--
Category total-14--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General60d0d-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies-21--
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management11--
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General-9--
Management Information Systems, General-41-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other-0--
Marketing/Marketing Management, General-64-
Office Management and Supervision217d--
Small Business Administration/Management-0--
Tourism and Travel Services Management-10--
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations0---
Category total1177d5d-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Programming, Specific Applications0---
Computer Science0111-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications-10--
Information Technology-1--
Category total0221-
Biology Teacher Education-2--
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--2-
Elementary Education and Teaching-71-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching-4--
Mathematics Teacher Education--0-
Social Studies Teacher Education-3--
Spanish Language Teacher Education-0--
Special Education and Teaching, General-4--
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-5--
Category total-253-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other---0
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant---18
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist-11--
Category total-11-18
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Corrections Administration-0--
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other0---
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies-39--
Category total039--
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician20--
Category total20--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management---4
Category total---4
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Christian Studies-5--
Category total-5--
Psychology, General-11--
Category total-11--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work-26--
Category total-26--
Grand total13230922
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 1
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 27
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 7
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution (*)
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $2,443
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $2,293
  • (*) One or more average amounts of benefits/assistance are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)7/1/1961 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs2/29/2012 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate12.8%19.5%28.9%
Number in default1,2031,7432,496
Number in repayment9,3598,9148,614
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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