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American University of Puerto Rico Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on American University of Puerto Rico? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors AUPR Bayamon offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is American University of Puerto Rico Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

American University of Puerto Rico was awarded 42 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general human resources management/personnel administration.

Overall Quality

AUPR Bayamon landed the #2,452 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

See all of the rankings for American University of Puerto Rico.

Is It Hard to Get Into AUPR Bayamon?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into American University of Puerto Rico, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

Learn more about American University of Puerto Rico admissions.

American University of Puerto Rico Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1, American University of Puerto Rico is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at American University of Puerto Rico is 23%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  23 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at American University of Puerto Rico

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 75% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like American University of Puerto Rico enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  75 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at AUPR Bayamon is 2%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  2 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at American University of Puerto Rico.

American University of Puerto Rico Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 281 undergraduates at AUPR Bayamon with 244 being full-time and 37 being part-time.

How Much Does American University of Puerto Rico Cost?

The overall average net price of AUPR Bayamon is $10,444. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of AUPR Bayamon, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At AUPR Bayamon, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $3,464 a year. That adds up to $13,856 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at AUPR Bayamon is 17.7%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do AUPR Bayamon Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from AUPR Bayamon with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $21,700 in their early years. This is about 45% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at American University of Puerto Rico make the most money.

Location of American University of Puerto Rico

Located in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, American University of Puerto Rico is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Contact details for AUPR Bayamon are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Carr. #2, Km.14.4, Bo. Hato Tejas, Bayamon, PR 00960-2037
Phone: 787-620-2040

American University of Puerto Rico Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 14 majors graduated from American University of Puerto Rico. Of these students, 71 received undergraduate degrees and 23 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Criminal Justice & Corrections 19 $18,398
Accounting 14 $21,964
Teacher Education Subject Specific 9 NA
Computer Information Systems 7 $16,786
Communication & Media Studies 4 NA
Human Resource Management 4 $20,596
Business Administration & Management 3 $20,140
Special Education 2 NA
Computer Science 0 NA
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at American University of Puerto Rico along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at AUPR Bayamon

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 294 students took at least one online class at American University of Puerto Rico. This is an increase from the 0 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 294 294
2018-2019 0 0
2017-2018 0 0
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0

Learn more about online learning at American University of Puerto Rico.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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