American University of Puerto Rico

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,400
7.14% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$10,159
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
6.47%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
223
78.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
27.3%
15 Graduates

About

American University of Puerto Rico is a higher education institution located in Bayamón Municipio, PR. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at American University of Puerto Rico were General Computer & Information Sciences (9 degrees awarded), General Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration (6 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (5 degrees).

In 2022, 55 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American University of Puerto Rico. 52.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (55 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at American University of Puerto Rico is $5,400, which is $−18,596 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at American University of Puerto Rico is $5,400, which is $−18,596 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,159.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending American University of Puerto Rico received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 15% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,400
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at American University of Puerto Rico was $5,400. The cost of tuition at American University of Puerto Rico is $−18,596 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$10,159
2022 Value
12.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 American University of Puerto Rico had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,159. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of American University of Puerto Rico grew by 12.4%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,470
Room and Board
$1,240
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at American University of Puerto Rico was of $6,470 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,240. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
15%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at American University of Puerto Rico received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 4.17% with respect to 2021, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at American University of Puerto Rico (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.47%
2019 Default Rate
9
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at American University of Puerto Rico was 6.47%, which represents 9 out of the 139 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

American University of Puerto Rico had a total enrollment of 223 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at American University of Puerto Rico is 175 students and the part-time enrollment is 48. This means that 78.5% of students enrolled at American University of Puerto Rico are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American University of Puerto Rico, both undergraduate and graduate, is 100% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at American University of Puerto Rico in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (51.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (48.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (80%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American University of Puerto Rico in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 223 students. The full-time enrollment at American University of Puerto Rico is 175 and the part-time enrollment is 48. This means that 78.5% of students enrolled at American University of Puerto Rico are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at American University of Puerto Rico was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), American University of Puerto Rico had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Hispanic or Latino
Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
223 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at American University of Puerto Rico is 100% Hispanic or Latino. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 3 more women than men received degrees from American University of Puerto Rico. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at American University of Puerto Rico is hispanic or latino (55 degrees awarded).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at American University of Puerto Rico is General Computer & Information Sciences (9 degrees awarded), followed by General Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration (6 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (5 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at American University of Puerto Rico, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (12 degrees awarded), Education (13 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American University of Puerto Rico are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,752,934 people), Accountants & auditors (1,072,850 people), Other managers (876,188 people), Software developers (678,100 people), and Financial managers (529,163 people).

The most specialized majors at American University of Puerto Rico in 2022 are Protective Services (12 degrees awarded), Education (13 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees), Business (20 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American University of Puerto Rico are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at American University of Puerto Rico are Protective Services (12 degrees awarded), Education (13 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees), Business (20 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American University of Puerto Rico are Elementary & secondary schools (3,237,916 people), Computer Systems Design (1,083,570 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (622,553 people), Banking & related activities (575,872 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (541,051 people).

The most specialized majors at American University of Puerto Rico are Protective Services (12 degrees awarded), Education (13 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees), Business (20 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by American University of Puerto Rico.

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at American University of Puerto Rico was General Computer & Information Sciences with 9 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

26
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
29
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 26 degrees were awarded to men at American University of Puerto Rico, which is 0.897 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (29).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 8 degrees were awarded to men at American University of Puerto Rico in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 8 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 6 degrees were awarded to men at American University of Puerto Rico in General Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, which is 3 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
25%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 0% of students graduating from American University of Puerto Rico completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (36.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at American University of Puerto Rico is Male and Hispanic or Latino (36.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Hispanic or Latino
Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American University of Puerto Rico is hispanic or latino (55 degrees awarded).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    29 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at American University of Puerto Rico is hispanic or latino female (29 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (26 degrees).

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Operations

American University of Puerto Rico employs 6 Assistant professors, 1 Professors. Most academics at American University of Puerto Rico are Male Assistant professor (3), Female Assistant professor (3), and Male Professor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American University of Puerto Rico are: Office and Administrative Support, with 21 employees, Management, with 13 employees, and Service with 8 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$3.47M
2022 Salaries
5.92%
growth from 2021

In 2022, American University of Puerto Rico paid a median of $3.47M in salaries, a 5.92% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$232k
Instructional Salaries
7
Number of Employees

In 2022, American University of Puerto Rico paid a total of $232k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 6.66% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
6 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
21 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at American University of Puerto Rico were Assistant professor with 6 employees, and Professor with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at American University of Puerto Rico were Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees, Management with 13 employees, and Service with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at American University of Puerto Rico was Male Assistant professor with 3 employees, Female Assistant professor with 3 employees, and Male Professor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at American University of Puerto Rico.

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