Inter American University of Puerto Rico -- Ponce

Mercedita, PR

Inter American University of Puerto Rico -- Ponce

Mercedita, PR

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

30

students

1

faculty

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 925
Declined 721
Total Received 1,646
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Private

4,868

undergraduate students

420

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Inter American University of Puerto Rico--Ponce, founded in 1962, is a private university. Its 47-1/2-acre campus is located in Mercedita.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,288
Established in 1962
Coeducational Coeducational

48-acre, urban campus in Mercedita in the center of Ponce (Ponce population: 145,278), 35 miles from San Juan. Served by air; major airport serves San Juan.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: San Juan
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Mercedita

Inter American University of Puerto Rico — Ponce
104 Industrial Park Turpeaux
Mercedita, PR
00715-1602

Top Organizations

  • Association of Future Teachers of Special Education
  • Hotel Management Association
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Criminal Justice Association
  • Students Board of Honor Program

Top Events

  • Welcoming of New Students
  • Students Athletes Presentation
  • Puerto Rican Culture Festival
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline May 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.75

Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 925
Declined 721
Total Received 1,646

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Soccer
Softball
Table tennis
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Cross-country running, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Weight lifting, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cross-country running, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Weight lifting, Wrestling

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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Communication, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Criminalistics and Criminal Science
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
Elementary Education and Teaching
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Forensic Science and Technology
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services Administration
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Science/Studies
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Microbiology, General
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Office Management and Supervision
Operations Management and Supervision
Optometric Technician/Assistant
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Psychology, General
Public Health Education and Promotion
Public Relations/Image Management
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Doctorial degree - other

5,288

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

4,868
students

Female
59%
2,893

Male
41%
1,975

8%

420
students

Female
66%
278

Male
34%
142

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

4,151
students

Female
60%
2,455

Male
40%
1,696

15%

717
students

Female
62%
438

Male
38%
279

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 76%
Student 4 year graduation rate 13%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
99%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

171

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment no
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 15

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

2%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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