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American University of Puerto Rico Data & Information Overview

15% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is American University of Puerto Rico Ranked?

#25 Best Colleges in PR
Criminal Justice Studies Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

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Overall Quality

Out of the 28 colleges in Puerto Rico, AUPR Manati is ranked at #25.

AUPR Manati was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into AUPR Manati?

Open Admissions Policy

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

16 to 1 Student to Faculty
23% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at American University of Puerto Rico is about average at 16 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 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

45% Freshmen Retention
3% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 45% tells us that most first-year, full-time students don't stick around for a second year at American University of Puerto Rico. Students may have a variety of reasons for this, such as only intending to attend a school for one year while they brush up on certain subjects.

Freshmen Retention Rate  45 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

295 Full-Time Undergraduates
100.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
58.6% Percent Women

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?

$9,801 Net Price
3% Take Out Loans
$18,808 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of AUPR Manati is $9,801. 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 3% of students took out student loans averaging $4,702 a year. That adds up to $18,808 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at AUPR Manati is 14.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do AUPR Manati Graduates Make?

$21,163 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from AUPR Manati with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $21,163 in their early years. This is about 50% 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

Puerto Rico State
295 Full-Time Undergraduates
Suburb Campus Setting
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

American University of Puerto Rico Majors

14 Majors With Completions
114 Undergraduate Degrees
9 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 14 majors graduated from American University of Puerto Rico. Of these students, 114 received undergraduate degrees and 9 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 MajorsBachelor’s DegreesAverage Salary of Graduates
Criminal Justice & Corrections26$19,360
Business Administration & Management14NA
Computer Information Systems13NA
Human Resource Management11NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific5NA
Teaching English or French5NA
Communication & Media Studies4NA
Special Education4NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific3NA

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

100% Take At Least One Class Online
100% Take All Classes Online

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 2020-2021, 289 students took at least one online class at American University of Puerto Rico. This is a decrease from the 360 students who took online classes the previous year.

YearTook at Least One Online ClassTook All Classes Online

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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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