American University of Puerto Rico

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,040
2.44% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$9,911
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
14.8%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
294
85% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
25%
13 Graduates

About

American University of Puerto Rico is a higher education institution located in Bayamón Municipio, PR. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at American University of Puerto Rico were Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (19 degrees awarded), Accounting (14 degrees), and Physical Education Teaching & Coaching (9 degrees).

In 2020, 94 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American University of Puerto Rico. 55.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (94 degrees), NaNy times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at American University of Puerto Rico is $5,040, which is $−17,490 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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The median undergraduate tuition at American University of Puerto Rico is $5,040, which is $−17,490 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,911.

In 2020, 96% of undergraduate students attending American University of Puerto Rico received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 14% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,040
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at American University of Puerto Rico was $5,040. The cost of tuition at American University of Puerto Rico is $−17,490 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$9,911
2020 Value
5.82%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 American University of Puerto Rico had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,911. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of American University of Puerto Rico grew by 5.82%.

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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 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,240. The cost of room and board increased by 13.5% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 0.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
14%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

96% of undergraduate students at American University of Puerto Rico received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 5.49% with respect to 2019, when 91% 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.
14.8%
2018 Default Rate
26
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at American University of Puerto Rico was 14.8%, which represents 26 out of the 176 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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American University of Puerto Rico has a total enrollment of 294 students. The full-time enrollment at American University of Puerto Rico is 250 students and the part-time enrollment is 44. This means that 85% 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, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White.

Students enrolled at American University of Puerto Rico in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (53.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (46.3%) and Asian Male (0%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (83.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (16.7%) and Asian Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American University of Puerto Rico, both undergraduate and graduate, is 294 students. The full-time enrollment at American University of Puerto Rico is 250 and the part-time enrollment is 44. This means that 85% of students enrolled at American University of Puerto Rico are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2020 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 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), American University of Puerto Rico had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    294
  2. Asian
    0
  3. Black or African American
    0

The enrolled student population at American University of Puerto Rico is 100% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White. 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 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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In 2020, 10 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 (94 degrees awarded). There were NaNy times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at American University of Puerto Rico is Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (19 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (14 degrees) and Physical Education Teaching & Coaching (9 degrees).

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 (21 degrees awarded), Education (34 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (8 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 (1,898,634 people), Accountants & auditors (1,086,037 people), Other managers (867,978 people), Software developers (560,775 people), and Financial managers (495,002 people).

The most specialized majors at American University of Puerto Rico are Protective Services (21 degrees awarded), Education (34 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (8 degrees), Communications (4 degrees), and Business (27 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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 Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Surgeons, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at American University of Puerto Rico are Protective Services (21 degrees awarded), Education (34 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (8 degrees), Communications (4 degrees), and Business (27 degrees).

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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 (3,220,963 people), Computer Systems Design (994,889 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (663,096 people), Banking & related activities (588,111 people), and Insurance carriers (552,448 people).

The most specialized majors at American University of Puerto Rico are Protective Services (21 degrees awarded), Education (34 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (8 degrees), Communications (4 degrees), and Business (27 degrees).

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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.
Most Common
  1. 19 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 14 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 9 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at American University of Puerto Rico was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 19 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

42
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
52
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 42 degrees were awarded to men at American University of Puerto Rico, which is 0.808 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (52).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 8 degrees were awarded to men at American University of Puerto Rico in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 0.615 times less than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 19 degrees were awarded to women at American University of Puerto Rico in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 4.75 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

2%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 2% 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, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% 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 (26.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at American University of Puerto Rico is Male and Hispanic or Latino (26.9% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    94 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    0 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American University of Puerto Rico is hispanic or latino (94 degrees awarded). There were NaNy times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    52 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at American University of Puerto Rico is hispanic or latino female (52 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (42 degrees).

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briefcaseOperations

American University of Puerto Rico has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, American University of Puerto Rico had a total salary expenditure of $8.45M. American University of Puerto Rico employs 6 Assistant professors, 1 Professors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at American University of Puerto Rico are Male Assistant professors (3), Female Assistant professors(3), and Male Professors (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American University of Puerto Rico are: Office and Administrative Support, with 20 employees, Management, with 18 employees, and Service with 5 employees.

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $5.11M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $82.5k - Local

As of 2020, American University of Puerto Rico received $5.11M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $82.5k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$3.2M
2020 Salaries
25.5%
decline from 2019

In 2020, American University of Puerto Rico paid a median of $3.2M in salaries, which represents 37.9% of their overall expenditure ($8.45M) and a 25.5% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 28.6% growth from 2018 and a 12.8% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$230k
Instructional Salaries
7
Number of Employees

In 2020, American University of Puerto Rico paid a total of $230k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 7.18% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) 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
20 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at American University of Puerto Rico were Assistant professor with 6 employees; Professor with 1 employees; and Professor with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at American University of Puerto Rico were Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees; Management with 18 employees; and Service with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, 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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