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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 Manati 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

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

American University of Puerto Rico was awarded 43 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is office administration.

Overall Quality

AUPR Manati landed the #2,451 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.

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Is It Hard to Get Into AUPR Manati?

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.

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American University of Puerto Rico Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at American University of Puerto Rico is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at American University of Puerto Rico is 16%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  16 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at American University of Puerto Rico

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at American University of Puerto Rico is 69%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  69 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 3% for first-time, full-time students at AUPR Manati, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  3 out of 100

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American University of Puerto Rico Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 349 undergraduates at AUPR Manati with 295 being full-time and 54 being part-time.

How Much Does American University of Puerto Rico Cost?

The overall average net price of AUPR Manati is $9,196. 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 Manati, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At AUPR Manati, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $1,732 a year. That adds up to $6,928 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at AUPR Manati 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 Manati Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from AUPR Manati make around $21,700 per year during the early years of their employment. 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

American University of Puerto Rico is a private not-for-profit institution located in Manati, Puerto Rico. Manati is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Contact details for AUPR Manati are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Carretera Estatal #2 Km.48.1, Manati, PR 00674-1082
Phone: 787-621-2835

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, 99 received undergraduate degrees and 6 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 28 $18,398
Computer Information Systems 14 $16,786
Accounting 11 $21,964
Business Administration & Management 10 $20,140
Human Resource Management 7 $20,596
Communication & Media Studies 6 NA
Teaching English or French 6 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 3 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3 $14,935
Computer Science 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 Manati

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 360 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 360 360
2018-2019 0 0
2017-2018 0 0
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0

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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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