C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W
American University of Puerto Rico
Bayamon, PR
The American University of Puerto Rico, founded in 1963, is a private institution. Its 21-acre main campus is located in Bayamon, 16 miles from San Juan.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,324
   Women 1,265 (54.4%)
   Men 1,059 (45.6%)
Graduate Students 144
Entrance Difficulty Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate 83% of 325 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline  
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA Not reported
SAT Math Not reported
SAT Critical Reading Not reported
SAT Writing
ACT Composite Not reported
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay       X
Extracurricular Activities       X
Cost of Attendance Not available
  Tuition and Fees $6,536
  Room and Board Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met 45%
Average Freshman Award $5,280
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W   -   2
Academic Calendar System Trimester
General Education/Core Curriculum Not reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 53
Regular Class Size Not reported
Bayamon Population 205,693
Nearest Metropolitan Area San Juan
Freshman Housing Guarantee  
Students in College Housing  
Athletic Conferences  
Mascot Pirate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 95.9% Hispanic/Latino
International Students Not reported
First-Year Students Returning 80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported